Fine Arts

StudentDescription

In an atmosphere of creativity and commitment students acquire practical techniques while engaging in a critical discourse that develops an understanding of the importance, diversity and richness of the arts in Northern New Mexico as well as in the world. The department offers an associate of fine arts degree and several different certificates within the various areas of the department. Courses are offered in the studio arts, applied arts and crafts, art history, dance, media arts, music and theater. 

 Chair: Sarah Stolar   sstolar@unm.edu

Degrees Offered in Fine Arts 

Current Courses Offerings

Schedule as of June 17, 2019

Media Arts

MA 220 - Inter Production Workshop

This course continues the study of technical and aesthetic concerns in video production with sections of concentration in documentary, fiction narrative, and code generated forms. Prerequisite: 111.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
800 27754

W 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Studio
Peter Walker - pedrowalker@unm.edu 3 2
Fees: $100

Art History

ARTH 101 - Introduction To Art

A beginning course in the fundamental concepts of the visual arts; the language of form and the media of artistic expression. Readings and slide lectures supplemented by museum exhibition attendance. Meets New Mexico Lower Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area V: Humanities and Fine Arts (NMCCN 1013). {Fall, Spring}

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
800 27157 Lecture Paula C King - pk1ng@unm.edu 3 21
Fees: $25

Art Studio

ARTS 205 - Drawing II

Further concentration on basic drawing concepts with a greater emphasis on descriptive and perceptual drawing skills using both dry and wet media. Prerequisite: 106. {Fall, Spring}

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
CANCELLED
800
27872 Studio Staff 3 16
Fees: $25
ARTS 216 - Raku-Ceramic Reduction Process

Students will be introduced to the principles of Raku Firing including simple glaze formulation, firing techniques, and designing-building the kiln. Prerequisite: 168.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
800 27196

T R 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Taos Fred Peralta Hall 214

Combined Lecture/Lab
Luther Akins - lakins@unm.edu 3 5
Fees: $75
ARTS 298 - T:

Titles will vary. Offered on a CR/NC basis only.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
800 27156

M T W R 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Taos Fred Peralta Hall 211

Combined Lecture/Lab
Kimberly A Henkel - henkelk@unm.edu 3 5
Fees: $100
801 27783

M T W R F 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Taos Fred Peralta Hall 229

Lecture
Gary A Cook - gary@unm.edu 1 11
Fees: $245
802 27901 Lecture Luther Akins - lakins@unm.edu 3 Section Full
803 27973 Laboratory Gary A Cook - gary@unm.edu 1 Section Full