2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 05, 2022  
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Art and Art History Department


Jeremiah Donovan, chair
Dowd Fine Arts Center, Room 224-C
607-753-4100
Fax: 607-753-5967
Email: artandarthistory@cortland.edu
cortland.edu/art/

School of Arts and Sciences

Student in art studio painting

Faculty

Martine Barnaby, Stephen Clark, Jeremiah Donovan, Charles Heasley, Szilvia Kadas, Kathryn Kramer, Jenn McNamara, Vaughn Randall

Adjunct Faculty

For a listing of adjunct faculty see the Faculty and Administration  section.

Degrees and Minors

Bachelor of Arts in Art – with a concentration in either Art History or Studio Art
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art Studio
Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design and Digital Media
Minor in Art – Specialization in Art History
Minor in Art – Specialization in Studio Art
Minor in Graphic Design and Digital Media

Concentrations

Art History
Studio Art – with specialization in ceramics, fibers, painting, print media  and sculpture.

Description

The art and art history curriculum develops skills of analysis and critical thinking through instruction in the making and history of visual art. Art and art history courses emphasize the importance of the art object in society as a means of both individual and cultural expression, which is reinforced by a variety of guest lectures, studio critiques, and museum and gallery visits. The year-round program of exhibitions, visiting artists, and symposia organized by the Dowd Gallery complements the department's activities by providing further opportunities for students to apply their developing aesthetic awareness to a wide range of artwork, ideas and values.

Special Features

  • Dowd Gallery permanent art collection and study archive
  • Summer international study programs
  • Internships
  • Visiting artists and lecturers program
  • Scholarship fund
  • Cooperative work-study program

Requirements

  1. Degree requirements  listed in this catalog apply to all of the majors offered by this department.
  2. Liberal Arts Requirements: B.A. - 90 credit hours; B.F.A. - 31 credit hours.

Programs

    MajorMinor

    Courses

      Art HistoryArt TheoryStudio Art