Art Curiculum

A qualifying review and conference in the student's fifth term includes an AOC application form, a portfolio of 10 images (cd), and a 1-2 page statement of purpose.

Area of Concentration Requirements

The Art AOC fosters creative and critical studio research bridging disciplinary boundaries. The content knowledge of the studio art curriculum embraces technical comprehension of materials and processes so students may effectively develop appropriate critical thinking and communication skills.

Following a satisfactory 5th Term Review, up to two studio courses may be satisfied through the Cross College Alliance consortium with Ringling College of Art and Design with prior consent from New College Art Faculty. These courses require prior approval by the Art AoC and cannot replicate existing offerings at New College.

Transfer students may present prior college level course work to New College Art Faculty for a portfolio review in order to exempt them from any foundation courses.

 

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Year 1

3-D Design
Drawing Fundamentals (LAC)
Art History

Year 2

Sculpture*
Principles of Painting
Art History

Year 3

Fall:

Sculpture*
Painting*
— 5th Term Review

Spring:

Art Elective (Painting*, Drawing*, Digital Photography, Sculpture*)
Art Elective (Painting*, Drawing*, Digital Photography, Sculpture*)
Art History

Year 4

Thesis
Studio Art Thesis Project/Exhibition
Written Thesis
Baccalaureate Exam
Portfolio of Images
Artist Statement
Professional Packet

* These courses will vary in their techniques and methodologies and will repeat on a several year rotation. The courses will allow for introductory and advanced level approaches in the same class

Students may also complete a slash Art AOC. Requirements vary depending on whether Art is on the first or second side of the slash. If Art comes first, all the above course requirements are mandatory. If the Art is on the second side of the slash, there is a reduction of requirements by 1) one Art History requirement, 2) one Art ISP, 3) one upper-level studio course, and 4) thesis exhibition.

Joint Disciplinary AOC Requirements

Students may also complete a slash Art AOC. Requirements vary depending on whether Art is on the first or second side of the slash. If Art comes first, all the above course requirements are mandatory. If the Art is on the second side of the slash, there is a reduction of requirements by:

  1. one Art History requirement,
  2. one Art ISP,
  3. one upper-level studio course, and
  4. thesis exhibition.

Caples Fine Arts Studio Policies & Procedures

The New College Caples Fine Arts Studio Complex was designed to maximize the learning and creative potential of its students. The policies on access and use of all art studio premises and facilities are meant to ensure the safety and comfort of all users.

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