Visual Arts Department
University of Wisconsin-Superior
Holden Fine and Applied Arts Center 3101
Belknap and Catlin
P.O. Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880
Visual Arts Department
Graduate Studio Art
Degree requirements allow flexibility to meet students' individual career and artistic goals. The program also provides an opportunity for students whose goals do not follow traditional schemes to pursue art studies and experiences related to professional studio objectives.
General course in clay, including throwing, hand-building, and glaze calculations.
Concepts and skills of drawing as the primary tool of the artist. Emphasis on education of vision, composition, expression, and an exploration of materials
Ecopsychology is an emerging field that studies the relationship between people and nature. It has far-reaching implications in sustainability, politics, and the arts on a personal and group level. Through art and meditation a deep understanding of the principles and practices of ecopsychology will be explored
Loom Weaving - Interlocking fibers via loom mechanisms; includes experience with fabric structures, fiber characteristics and the effective use of color. Off-Loom Fibers - Primary structures through a variety of manipulation techniques; may include primitive forms of weaving, felting, basketry and dyeing
Individual concepts and creative skills in the use of oils, watercolors, and/or mixed media. Discussions and critiques supplement studio experience
Studio course designed to acquaint the student with the fine art of photography, basic camera handling, and basic black-and-white darkroom techniques
Introduction to sculpture using multiple processes to explore technical and conceptual aspects of sculpture production.
Introduction to printmaking as a fine art media. Etching (spring semester), Woodcut (fall semester).
Holden Fine and Applied Arts Center includes two art galleries and studios for painting, sculpture, ceramics, photography, printmaking, drawing, woodworking, metal work, weaving, and an expressive ecopsychology meditation room..The Superior-Duluth metro area is home to numerous art galleries, museums, and universities.
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