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 July 29, 2017

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
CANCELLED
800
26487 Lecture Staff 3 30

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
CANCELLED
800
26537 Lecture Staff 3 25
CANCELLED
801
26657 Lecture Staff 3 25

Art Studio

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 26546

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

Studio
Luther Akins - lakins@unm.edu 3 Section Full
Fees: $75
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 26545

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

Combined Lecture/Lab
Luther Akins - lakins@unm.edu 3 Section Full
Fees: $75