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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Art/Fine Arts (FA)
Painting: Contemporary Issues
Painting: Contemporary Issues
Spring 2016
Course Type
Studio Course
Default Grading Method
Letter Grade

FA 1026 or FA 1401 or permission of the instructor


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FA 2162 - Painting: Contemporary Issues
Fee Type
Lab fees cover shared materials and consumables used by the course as well as independent access to software.

These vary by studio area but include costs such as model fees, lumber and ground materials for certain projects, computer software access for all students, printer ink, and darkroom chemicals.

The variety of historical and contemporary painting practices; deepening our understanding of painting construction and its meaning-making; developing our own interests, pleasures, and concerns. A critical look at the history and conventions of painting, asking “painting for whom and to what purpose?” How do painted images circulate and function? By deconstructing the vocabulary of painting, we can repurpose it to our own individual ends.
1. Solve intermediate color and spatial problems in non-objective and representational painting. 2. Understand and discuss the concerns of contemporary painting practices. 3. Speak and write about the relationship of form to content and meaning in their work and the work of others. 4. Relate their work to a contemporary or historical art lineage. 5. Generate independently conceived creative projects, from idea to completion.
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Former FA2162 - Number change
Key: 10043