Course: CHS 409. Chicana/o Art Studio in Painting (3)
Prerequisite: Introductory course in Chicana/o Studies or ART 124A. Recommended: Previous art/drawing experience. Through the medium of painting/art practice, introduction to Mexican and Chicana/o world views and aesthetics. Painting assignments provide experience working in various media, including a choice of oils, acrylic and/or watercolor, with styles/approaches to subject matter ranging from representational to expressive and abstraction. Emphasis on learning fundamental skills in painting and application of formal art elements as well as experimentation in various painting media. The class meets twice weekly for 3 hours each class, 6 hours total. Course may be repeated once. Portfolio review required. Available for graduate credit.