Painting in the 21st Century


Spring 2016 quarter

Taught by

painting, drawing, art history


Students entering the program must have a solid background in representational drawing.

This is a one-quarter program focusing on the development of studio skills and methods in painting and on the history and future of painting in the visual arts. Students will have the opportunity to develop technical skills in the use of oil paints and to learn about the history of painting, with emphasis on how this medium was transformed in the last century and how it is continuing to evolve now. Students will address weekly studio projects in class designed to improve their understanding of color, composition, thematic research, and studio methodology. Each student will create a series of paintings on an individual theme over the course of the quarter, accompanied by in-depth, theme-related research. This program is designed for students who have a strong work ethic and self-discipline and who are willing to work long hours in the studio on campus in company with their fellow students.

Program Details

Fields of Study

Preparatory for studies or careers in

visual arts, art history, and the humanities.

Location and Schedule

Campus location



Offered during: Day

Advertised schedule: First spring class meeting: Tuesday, March 29 at 9am (Lab 2 2209)


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Online Learning

Hybrid Online Learning < 25% Delivered Online:

Required Fees

$50 fee for supplies.


Date Revision
February 23rd, 2016 $50 fee added.
February 11th, 2016 This program will be taught by Lauren Boilini.

Registration Information

Credits: 16 (Spring)

Class standing: Sophomore–Senior

Maximum enrollment: 25


Signature Required

Students must have solid skills in representational drawing, demonstrated in a portfolio of work emailed ( or submitted to the faculty at the academic fair.

Course Reference Number

So - Sr (16 credits): 30086

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