Studio Arts, Associate in Fine Arts (A.F.A.)

Studio Arts

The AFA in Studio Arts degree will prepare students to transfer into a four-year Bachelor of Fine Arts program. Students will be provided with all foundation-level studio courses with a primary concentration in drawing and painting.

Program Outcomes

The Associate in Fine Arts degree will prepare students to transfer into a four-year Bachelor of Fine Arts program. Students will be provided with all foundation-level studio courses with a primary concentration in drawing and painting.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the general rules of visual literacy in regard to the dynamics of two and three dimensional design principles and drawing from observation.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the general rules of visual literacy in regard to the dynamics of basic color theory including the manipulation of hue, value and chroma.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the general rules of visual literacy in regard to the manipulation of the concept of the picture plane.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of visual literacy in regard to understanding of the forms and concepts associated with the history of art including western, non-western and modern and contemporary art.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of visual literacy in conjunction with the application of digital technology and or photographic technology.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of visual literacy in the application of subjective and non-objective subject matter in addition to utilizing traditional figurative motifs.
  • Demonstrate the ability to prepare materials for the process of painting and drawing.
  • Communicate issues of critical thinking skills through the creation of artworks and participation in the formal critique process.
  • Produce a portfolio of artworks that demonstrates all of the above principles.

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F U L L - T I M E  F A C U L T Y

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Professor Bertha Gutman 
Professor of Art, Studio Arts Coordinator 
MFA:Painting; SUNY at Stony Brook
MFA:CUNY, Brooklyn College
BA:CUNY; Queens College
Email
www.berthagutman.com

 

Jaime Treadwell

Professor Jaime Treadwell 
Assistant Professor of Art, Foundations
MFA: University of Pennsylvania
BA: SUNY at Cortland
Email
www.jaimetreadwell.com

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Edem Norgah
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