Schedule

AUGUST

Tues Aug 25 - Intro to BFA Senior Studio, review syllabus, discuss researching a new idea, Project 1 (Art Exploration) assigned, set up BFA progress blog for BFA thesis; Project 2 (presentation) assigned

Thurs Aug 27
View videos followed by a class discussion in preparation for Project 1 (Art Exploration)
If time, start research for Project 1

SEPTEMBER

DUE Tues Sept 1: Project 2: Introduce Yourself. Rubric can be read [HERE].

Tues Sept 1 - Project 2: presentation on your artwork and passion (part 1); 1st reading assigned

Thurs Sept 3 - Project 2: present on your work and passion cont'd.
Introduce Project #3.

DUE Tues Sept 8 : 1st reading must be read before class. You will be assessed during class discussion.

Tues Sept 8 - Discuss Reading #1; Assign 2nd reading:

DUE Sept 10: Project 3: The Contract must be posted to your progress blog before class begins.

Thurs Sept 10 - Reminder about Reading #2 and Project #1, Meet students who are going to Ottawa about contracts individually. Come to class prepared to work while professor meets with students. You could work on posting project 1, Reading #2 or your BFA project.

DUE Sept 15: Reading #2 must be read before class. You will be assessed during class discussion.

Tues Sept 15 - Reading #2 - Discuss as a class; If time, Independent work time and meetings about contracts

DUE Tues Sept 17 : Project 1: Art Exploration Due. Rubric can be read [HERE].

Thurs Sept 17 - Post Project #1 by the start of class; Meet about contracts with students who did not go to Ottawa, independent work time

DUE Tues Sept 22: We will have small group critiques starting today. Have enough of your body of work completed to actively participate in a formal critique.

Tues Sept 22 - Small group critique - A

Thurs Sept 24 - Small group critiques - B

Tues Sept 29 - Small group critiques - C

 

OCTOBER

Thurs Oct 1 - Small group critiques - D

DUE Tues Oct 6: Formal defense of BFA thesis. For assignment details, see [HERE] You will be assigned a formal time slot to come in.

Tues Oct 6 - MIDTERM - Formal defense,
Schedule HERE
Mid Term Rubrics HERE

Wed Oct 7 - MIDTERM - Formal defense,
Schedule HERE
Mid Term Rubrics HERE

Thurs Oct 8 - Optional meetings, 9:30am-1:00pm
Sign Up HERE

Tues Oct 13 - NO CLASS, FALL BREAK

Thurs Oct 15 - Independent work and meetings (A/B).

Tues Oct 20 - independent work and meetings (C/D)

Thurs Oct 22 - Small group critiques - A and B
Fill out ONLINE equipment and advisor form, Due October 29
Link is HERE

Tues Oct 27 - Small group critiques - C and D

Thurs Oct 29 - Assign Draft Artist Statement (instructions are [HERE]),
Independent work and meetings (A/B)

Pick Advisors by today!
Fill out online form (Advisor choice, display and equipment) by class time. Link is HERE

 

NOVEMBER

Tues Nov 3 - Independent work and meetings (C/D)

Thurs Nov 5 - Small group critiques - A and B

Tues Nov 10 - Small group critiques - C and D

DUE Nov 12 Draft Artist Statement. See details [HERE].

Thurs Nov 12: - independent work and meetings (A/B)

Tues Nov 17 - Independent work and meetings (C/D)

Thurs Nov 19 - Small group critiques - A

Tues Nov 24 - Small group critiques - B
Meet with your advisor and get him or her to fill out the form
2nd Advisor meeting and accompanying form DUE at the time of your defense. Get form [HERE].

Thurs Nov 26 - NO CLASS -THANKSGIVING Break

 

DECEMBER

Tues Dec 1 - Small group critiques - C

Thurs Dec 3- Small group critiques - D

Saturday Dec 5 - ARTS Xtravaganza 6-10pm

DUE Tues 8: Final presentation on completed work to DA faculty. See rubric [HERE].
2nd Advisor meeting and accompanying form DUE at the time of your defense. Get form [HERE].

Tues Dec 8 - FINAL DEFENSE (Times listed on Schedule).

Schedule HERE

Wed Dec 9 - FINAL DEFENSE (Times listed on Schedule)

Schedule HERE

Thurs Dec 10 - FINAL DEFENSE (Only If Needed)

Section 001 (8:30 t/th) DUE WED Dec 16, 8:30am-10:30am:
Section 003 (11:30 t/th) DUE Mon Dec 14, 10:45am-12:45pm:

Completed body of work in final exhibition format, including appropriate accompanying materials (BFA work artist statement, Copies of BFA forms (proposal and entry card)). See here for complete list.

FINAL EXAM -
Section 001 (8:30 t/th)WED Dec 16 from 8:30-10:30am
Section 003 (11:30 t/th)Mon Dec 14 from 10:45am-12:45pm:
Present student work to entire class. You will turn in your artwork. Depending on what it is, you will need to talk to your professor about the logistics of what you will leave. Clip together your signed Artist Statement and copies of BFA forms (proposal and entry card).