Schedule

AUGUST

Mon Aug 22 - 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

Wed Aug 24
View videos followed by a class discussion in preparation for Project 1 (Art Exploration)
If time, start research for Project 1

DUE Mon Aug 29 : Project 2: Introduce Yourself. Rubric can be read [HERE].

Mon Aug 29 - Project 2: presentation on your artwork and passion (part 1); 1st reading assigned

Wed Aug 31 - Project 2: present on your work and passion cont'd.
Introduce Project #3.

SEPTEMBER

Mon Sept 5 - NO CLASS, LABOR DAY

DUE Wednesday Sept 7 : 1st reading must be read before class. You will be assessed during class discussion.

Wednesday Sept 7 - Discuss Reading #1; Assign 2nd reading:

DUE Sept 12: Project 3: The Contract must be posted to your progress blog before class begins.

Mon Sept 12 - Reminder about Reading #2 and Project #1,
Register to VOTE
Meet students 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 14: Reading #2 must be read before class. You will be assessed during class discussion.

Wed Sept 14 - Reading #2 - Discuss as a class; If time, Independent work time and meetings about contracts

DUE Sept 19 : Project 1: Art Exploration Due. Rubric can be read [HERE].

Mon Sept 19 - Post Project #1 by the start of class; Meet about contracts with rest of students, independent work time

DUE Wed Sept 21: We will have small group critiques starting today. Have enough of your body of work completed to actively participate in a formal critique.

Wed Sept 21 - Small group critique - A

Mon Sept 26 - Small group critiques - B

Wed Sept 28 - Small group critiques - C

 

OCTOBER

Mon Oct 3 - Small group critiques - D

DUE Wed Oct 5: Formal defense of BFA thesis. For assignment details, see [HERE] You will be assigned a formal time slot to come in.

Wed Oct 5 - MIDTERM - Formal defense,
Schedule HERE
Mid Term Rubrics HERE

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

Mon Oct 10 - NO CLASS, FALL BREAK

Wed Oct 12 - Independent work and meetings (A/B).

Mon Oct 17 - independent work and meetings (C/D)

Wed Oct 19 - Small group critiques - A and B
Fill out ONLINE equipment and advisor form, Due October 26
Link is HERE

Mon Oct 24 - Small group critiques - C and D

Wed Oct 26 - 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
Mon Oct 31 - Independent work and meetings (C/D)

 

NOVEMBER

Wed Nov 2 - Small group critiques - A and B

Mon Nov 7 - Small group critiques - C and D

DUE Nov 9 Draft Artist Statement. See details [HERE].

Wed Nov 9: - independent work and meetings (A/B)

Mon Nov 14 - Independent work and meetings (C/D)

Wed Nov 16 - Small group critiques - A

Mon Nov 21 - 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].

Mon Nov 21: Monday, November 21 at 9:00 pm in the Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery lobby. See prospectus [HERE].

Wed Nov 23 - NO CLASS -THANKSGIVING Break

Mon Nov 28 - Small group critiques - C

Wed Nov 30- Small group critiques - D

 

DECEMBER

Saturday Dec 3 - ARTS Xtravaganza 5-9pm
DUE Mon 5: 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].

Mon 5 - FINAL DEFENSE (Times listed on Schedule).

Schedule HERE

TUES Dec 6 - FINAL DEFENSE (Times listed on Schedule)

Schedule HERE

Wed Dec 7 - FINAL DEFENSE (Only If Needed)

Schedule HERE

DUE Mon Dec 12, 1:15pm-3:15pm
Completed body of work in final exhibition format, including appropriate accompanying materials (BFA work artist statement, Copies of BFA forms (proposal and entry card) signed advisor form and final signed artist statement). See here for complete list.

FINAL EXAM -
Section 001 and Section 003

For a class that meets first on Monday at: 1:30 pm
Mon., Dec. 12 1:15 – 3:15 pm

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).