Students will develop technical competence in the diverse skills associated with most major fine-art printmaking processes including intaglio, relief, screen printing, digital printing, letterpress, book arts, papermaking and lithography.
The printmaking and book arts concentration provides a student the opportunity to conduct an intensive investigation in a professional studio environment.
Students are asked to consider historical developments, critical ideas and current practices related to time-based art. The area emphasizes creativity, versatility and poetics over computer-based technical skills. Students will be able to utilize a computer lab for digital imaging, digital video, editing and robotic programming. Along with a CNC fabrication facility, digital media students have access to the haptic sensible technology lab and 3D stereo thermojet lithographic printing in sculpture. The primary media and practices in this area deal with the research and experimentation of technology and time-based forms of art. Students are expected to demonstrate a proficiency in this area and must be able to work comprehensively, translating concept and idea into visual poetic forms.
Beyond the Classroom
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Students graduating from this program will possess the skill and ability to think creatively and solve practical problems visually and conceptually. They will also acquire the confidence and the desire to approach new technologies with creative perspectives. This degree will prepare the students to be professional artists or further their education into graduate school.
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- Creative Marketing and Associates
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- Mohawk Home
- Morris Museum of Art
- NKP Media
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