Due Dates

Tuesday August 28 - Class 3


This assignment will give you the opportunity to think about the work you want to do in the class this semester. You will research other artists' work and select two or three that you find compelling. In writing, you will describe their artwork and discuss its relation to the work you want to explore during the semester.

You will present your research in class and discuss


To explore your own work and the work of others. To develop exposition and verbal skills in discussing your artwork.


View digital images in Photography after Photography (Amelunxen) at the main reserve in the Jerome Library and works online from the SIGGRAPH annual art galleries.

After reviewing the work, choose two to three artists based on:

1 - the similarity of work to you own
2 - how the work shows concepts or style that you would like to explore
3 - work that you liked for another reason

While reviewing the work, read the short artist statements accompanying each piece. Read the statements for your artists of choice more carefuly.

In a text document write the following:

1 - list the two to three artists and describe why they were your choice
2 - summarize any other information you learned about the artists through your own research.
3 - describe concepts, style, and/or techniques these artists exhibit in their work that you would like to incorporate in your work in this class during the semester.


The written component of this assignment must be typed or printed from a word processing program.

Submission Requirements

Print your assignment on paper - make sure your name is included.


You will be graded on your ability to complete the assignment; expand on your thoughts in your writing - do not assume that I will know what your are trying to say. Avoid simple, short statements, for example, "I like this artist's work." Follow up these kind of statments with an explanation.

You will be graded on your ability to present and discuss on Tueday August 28 - Class 3.

Extra credit for using an artist in Photography after Photography please note in written assignment.

This assignment will be averaged with equal weight to the other assignments and projects. The midterm will have a weight of 2 and the final a weight of 3.

Please note

Ask any questions in class or contact me by email or stop by office hours to clarify any questions you have about the assignment.