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 December 11, 2018

Interdisc Film & Digital Media

IFDM 105L - Introduction to Digital Media

The history of methods and practices of art, science and technology in the development of new media, with surveys from a historical perspective. Studies the practices, careers and disciplines involved with film and digital media.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
800 61294

M 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Laboratory
Stephanie E Gardner - sgardner33@unm.edu 3 2

Media Arts

MA 110 - Intro To Mass Communication

(Also offered as CJ 110) Study of the development of the mass media with emphasis on television in the areas of programming, policy, regulations, economics, and technology. Examination of the social, cultural, and political impact of the mass media on contemporary society.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
800 63852

M T W R F 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Lecture
Peter Walker - pedrowalker@unm.edu 3 17
MA 210 - Intro to Film Studies

Analysis of film as a unique art, and a survey of main trends in film history. Screenings and critical study of major films. Course fee required. 210 is a prerequisite to 300- and 400-level Media Arts courses. Meets New Mexico Lower-Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area V: Humanities and Fine Arts.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
800 37911

W 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Lecture
Kelly Clement - clement8@unm.edu 3 7
801 47773 Lecture Kelly Clement - clement8@unm.edu 3 13
MA 212 - Beyond Hollywood

An introduction to marginalized cinemas with screenings of major works. Course fee required.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
CANCELLED
800
57219 Lecture Staff 3 28
MA 216 - T: Video Making

These courses strengthen students skills in video technology while helping them write, direct, and edit video projects that begin to reflect a personal, artistic vision. Course fee required. Prerequisite: 111.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
800 61292

M 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Topics
David R Mansfield - dmansfield@unm.edu 3 Section Full

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 62683

NaN: PM - NaN: PM

Lecture
Paula C King - pk1ng@unm.edu 3 5
ARTH 202 - History of Art II

Western Art from the Early Renaissance to Impressionism. Meets New Mexico Lower Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area V: Humanities and Fine Arts (NMCCN 2123). {Spring}

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
800 57380 Lecture Paula C King - pk1ng@unm.edu 3 24
ARTH 250 - Modern Art

Major stylistic developments of European and American painting and sculpture from Impressionism to approximately World War II. {Summer, Fall}

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
CANCELLED
800
62691 Lecture Staff 3 30
Fees: $35

Art Studio

ARTS 106 - Drawing I

Basic drawing concepts, including the expressive use of contour, value, perspective and composition while exploring both dry and wet media. Assigned problems may include still life, landscape, portraiture or the figure. {Fall, Spring}

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
800 62679

T R 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Taos Fred Peralta Hall 221

Studio
Gary A Cook - gary@unm.edu 3 3
Fees: $45
ARTS 121 - Two-dimensional Design

Emphasis on elements of line, form, value, color theory, painting principles and visual vocabulary. Particular attention will be placed on a disciplined approach toward design and development of perceptual skills. {Fall, Spring}

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
800 63677

F 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Taos Fred Peralta Hall 221

F 12:00 PM - 2:20 PM

Studio
Sarah Stolar - sstolar@unm.edu 3 Section Full
ARTS 125 - Art Practices I

This is an interdisciplinary course, exploring the thematic concepts and diverse media that are central to the nature of art making today. Art Practices I will investigate issues of LIGHT, FRAME, and MARK. {Fall, Spring}

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
800 57305

T R 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Taos Fred Peralta Hall 221

Studio
Sarah Stolar - sstolar@unm.edu 3 6
Fees: $45
ARTS 168 - Introduction to Ceramics

Comprehensive introduction to the terms, concepts, historical, and technical information that support creative development. Includes hand building and throwing, basic clay bodies, slip and glaze, oxidation, reduction, and atmospheric firing. {Fall, Spring}

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
800 24411

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

Studio
Luther Akins - lakins@unm.edu 3 2
Fees: $75
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
57308 Studio Staff 3 16
Fees: $40
ARTS 207 - Painting I

Painting materials and techniques, integrating basic drawing concepts with color theory and composition. Emphasis on descriptive and perceptual skills through assigned problems. Prerequisite: 106. {Fall, Spring}

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
800 60125

W 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Taos Fred Peralta Hall 221

Studio
Gary A Cook - gary@unm.edu 3 5
Fees: $75
ARTS 208 - Painting II

Continued exploration of the painting concepts and techniques presented in 207. Working from imagination as well as observation, emphasizing the expressive potential of the medium. Prerequisite: 207. {Fall, Spring}

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
800 57303

W 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Taos Fred Peralta Hall 221

Studio
Gary A Cook - gary@unm.edu 3 Section Full
Fees: $75
ARTS 213 - Sculpture I

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
800 62988

M 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Taos Fred Peralta Hall 230

Recitation
Sarah Stolar - sstolar@unm.edu 3 2
Fees: $75
ARTS 268 - Ceramics: Mat & Aesthetics

Continuation of 168 with emphasis placed on the mastery of foring, surfacing, and firing processes, expanded critical awareness, and the development of a personal aesthetic. Open-ended and self-slected projects. Individual and group critiques. Prerequisite: 168. {Fall, Spring}

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
800 58776

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

Studio
Luther Akins - lakins@unm.edu 3 3
Fees: $75
ARTS 298 - T:

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

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
800 62680

R 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Taos Fred Peralta Hall 229

Combined Lecture/Lab
Gary A Cook - gary@unm.edu 3 Section Full
Fees: $85
801 62915

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

Laboratory
Kimberly A Henkel - henkelk@unm.edu 3 4
Fees: $95

Theatre

THEA 105 - Introduction to Theatre

This course provides an introduction to the study of theatre. Students will examine various components that comprise theatre, such as acting, directing, playwriting, dramaturgy, scenic and costume design, stagecraft, spectatorship, history, theory, and criticism. Meets New Mexico Lower-Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area V: Humanities and Fine Arts (NMCCN 1113).

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
800 63830

M T W R F 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Off Campus - Taos ONE

Lecture
Saundra Bouchie - sbouchie@unm.edu 3 23
801 63831

M T W R F 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Off Campus - Taos ONE

Lecture
Saundra Bouchie - sbouchie@unm.edu 3 24