BA (Hons)

The Division of Artwork and Artwork History’s studio program in painting engages college students in an intense self-reflective seek for that means, in cultural as well as social representation, through the event of fingers-on technical skills, visible reasoning, and an understanding of historic and social concepts, movements and traditions. The custom of nonetheless life portray appears to have started and was way more in style in the modern Low International locations , today Belgium and Netherlands (then Flemish and Dutch artists), than it ever was in southern Europe Northern still lifes had many subgenres: the breakfast piece was augmented by the trompe-l’œil , the flower bouquet, and the vanitas In Spain there have been much fewer patrons for this kind of factor, but a sort of breakfast piece did become well-liked, that includes a number of objects of meals and tableware laid on a table.

College students possess craftsmanship and technical skills in: creating portray supports and grounds, studio setup, care and maintenance of tools and materials, awareness of normal security procedures, hazardous supplies, and the environmental hazards inherent in painting.

You will also gain an intensive vital understanding of the important thing theories in modern artwork as they relate to your emerging observe, and you’ll take part in reside exhibitions and projects, getting ready you for your skilled profession after graduation.

Recent exhibitions have included A Higher Promise, Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle Artwork Museum, Seattle, WA,,2010 Trenton Doyle Hancock, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, TX,2009, WORRY, James Cohan Gallery, New York, Trenton Doyle Hancock, Galleria Marabini, Bologna, Italy, Institute for Up to date Art on the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. He is the recipient of the Greenfield Prize at the Hermitage Artist retreat, Sarasota, Florida,2013 the Joyce Alexander Wein Award, Studio Museum of Harlem,2007, S.J. Wallace Truman Fund Prize within the 181st Annual Exhibition, National Academy Museum, New York, NY,2006, Penny McCall Foundation Award,2004, Artadia Foundation Award, Joan Mitchell Basis, Grant Recipient and the Skowhegan Camille Hanks Cosby fellowship for African-American Artists, Skowhegan, MA More.

Our program not solely prepares the scholars to make work and contribute to art history, our program prepares our students to downside clear up, to take risks, to be articulate, to be curious, to completely participate in whatever arena that select, to do one of the best they can, and to be generous, considerate and supportive colleagues.