During at least one quarter each year, a professor from the painting program is in residence at SCAD Lacoste. This year, the following painting courses will be offered in Fall 2012, and Professor Sandra Reed will be there to teach them.
PNTG 302 – Intermediate Painting
Using a structure that alternates studio sessions with lessons about practical issues of visual documentation, framing and other professional components, this course enables students to create work in a thematic series that develops their painting methods and personal concepts. Prerequisite(s): PNTG 203, PNTG 206.
PNTG 331 – Landscape Painting
This course provides an overview of landscape in painting, with a focus on the conceptual, perceptual and technical evolution of the landscape image in the history of painting. While the course concentrates on issues specific to this genre, attention is also given to the role of technique and theory in the expression of the masters and contemporary practitioners. Prerequisite(s): PNTG 203 or PNTG 206.
PNTG 409 – Advanced Painting
This open studio course allows advanced students to develop their strengths pertaining to their own interests and choices of materials as they work toward a cohesive body of work. Students have relevant reading and writing assignments and complete a finished artist statement. Prerequisite(s): PNTG 310, PNTG 401.
PNTG 728 – Painting Studio I
With coursework structured according to the goals and needs of each student, this studio course is designed to refine students’ personal direction and critical vocabulary. Both individual and group critiques support the projects. Prerequisite(s): PNTG 704.
PNTG 738 – Painting Studio II
Using an individual program designed for each student based on previous coursework, this studio course is designed to further refine students’ personal focus and critical vocabulary. Both individual and group critiques support the projects. Prerequisite(s): PNTG 728.
PNTG 758 – Painting Studio III This studio course is designed to further refine students’ personal focus and critical vocabulary. An individual program is designed for each student based on previous coursework. Both individual and group critiques support the development of thesis exhibition and the quality of the work. Prerequisite(s): PNTG 738.
PNTG 768 – Painting Studio IV This studio course is designed to further refine students’ personal focus and critical vocabulary. An individual program is designed for each student based on previous coursework. Both individual and group critiques support the projects. Prerequisite(s): PNTG 758.
Painters might also enjoy taking this Lacoste-specific course in Fall 2012:
DRAW 341 – Travel Portfolio
To draw a place is to know a place. In this course, students develop studies of urban contexts, structures, architectural and sculptural elements, interiors, period furniture and work from historical drawings. A personal focus within the breadth of the portfolio establishes primary motifs, processes and materials. The portfolio is accompanied by related writings and collected materials. Inventive approaches are encouraged. Prerequisite(s): DRAW 100, DSGN 100, DSGN 101.
These art history classes are also offered in Fall 2012:
ARTH 240 – Treasures of Provence
This course enables students to gain a deeper appreciation and understanding of the rich artistic traditions and the fascinating history of Provence. Class discussion and site visits focus on many of the art collections and architectural monuments found throughout southern France. Class assignments and research projects provide students the opportunity to complement their major or pursue areas of personal interest. Prerequisite(s): ARTH 110, ENGL 123.
ARTH 370 – French Modernism
During the 19th century, Paris was the center for artistic change in Europe. This course explores the works and theories of major French painters, sculptors and architects, with special consideration given to history and the emerging technologies. Prerequisite(s): Any 200-level ARLH/ARTH course.
Fall 2012 Professor Sandra Reed
Summer 2011 Professor Todd Schroeder > SCAD Lacoste Summer 2011 blog
Summer 2010 Professor Natalija Mijatovic
Summer 2009 Professor Greg Eltringham
Winter 2009 Professor Craig Drennen
Summer 2008 Professor Laura Mosquera
Winter 2008 Professor Todd Schroeder
Summer 2007 Professor Larry Anderson (SCAD ATL)
Summer 2006 Professor Greg Eltringham
Winter 2005 Professor Linda Cohen
Summer 2004 Professor Josh Yu
Winter 2004 Professor Denise Carson
Summer 2003 Professor Steve Knudsen
Winter 2003 Professor Craig Drennen
Summer 2002 Professor Sandra Reed