Studio Art -- Cross Media Track

The intent of this track is to allow students to design a curriculum that includes traditional and new media.  Students will work with an advisor to gear choices to the nature of the work to be pursued. In addition to courses included in the Foundations Curriculum, students may choose from 2-Dimensional and 3-Dimensional media courses in the Art Department and Graphics Department.

For all tracks in Studio Art, a minimum of 128 hours are required to graduate.

General Studies Requirements: 42 credit hours.

Core Requirements: 45-51 credit hours in Design, Drawing, E. Foundations, Painting and Sculpture.

Art History Requirements: 12 credit hours in the following periods: Prehistory to 1450; 1450 to 1750; 1750 to 1950; and post-1950.

Cross Media Track: 21 credit hours in Multimedia Concepts, Computer Applications to Graphics, Photography Concepts, Printmaking, Electronic Media and Virtual Exhibition.

In addition there are at least 35 credit hours of free-electives for Studio Art majors.

Individual courses for the B.A. in Studio Art -- Pottery/Sculpture Track are listed in the FSU 2010-2011 Catalog on pages 187-88.

FSUNow Stories

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Fairmont State University’s Department of Art attended the West Virginia Art Education Association conference in Morgantown in October. Faculty members Jeff Greenham and Jennifer Yerdon LeJeune staffed a mobile vendor cart and student Ty Collins presented a painting session. Yerdon LeJeune presented shaped canvas and silk screen printing sessions. At the awards dinner, Kylie Ford won the WVAEA Student Achievement in Art Education Award and Jennifer Yerdon LeJeune won the WVAEA Art Educator of the Year Award.

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Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Students from Fairmont State University’s “The Art of Storytelling” course have the opportunity to present storytelling programming for the community.

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Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Written and directed by Jennifer Siebel Newsom, the documentary “Miss Representation” addresses how mainstream media contribute to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America.

A local screening of “Miss Representation” will take place at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, in Multi-media Room A of the Ruth Ann Musick Library on the Fairmont State University campus. Admission is free and open to the public. After the screening will be a faculty panel discussion led by Dr. Francene Kirk, Abelina Suarez Professor of Communication and Theatre.

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