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The study of studio arts involves learning the fundamental principles of perception, technical skills, and aesthetic concepts corresponding to the individual disciplines of painting, sculpture, printmaking, and drawing. Studio courses are taught in a developmental sequence tailored to the needs of the individual student. Discussions of art history and criticism are integral to all studio courses.
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Art Professor Andrew Wykes Featured in Documentary
The Minnesota-made documentary featuring Andrew Wykes, Hamline art professor, Painting the Place Between, will premier at the Fitzgerald Theatre in St. Paul on Friday, December 6 starting at 6:45 p.m.The evening will begin with a reception at 6:45 p.m. where attendees will have the opportunity to meet the four notable contemporary Minnesota artists Betsy Byers, Jil Evans, Holly Swift, and Andrew Wykes. Screening of the feature-length documentary will begin at 7:30 p.m.Through the physicality of the painted surface - the “place between” the artist, the viewer, and the landscape - these artists shape a vision of the natural space as mediated by the artist’s subjective experience and the legacy of painting on canvas. Confronting unpredictable weather, time constraints, and internal doubts, the audience sees in semi-abstract and often emotional works evidence of the role the painter plays in how people view and interpret a subject of commonality, the land.For more information, email producer Kristen Lowe.
The Department of Studio Arts and Art
History maintains a collection of more than 80,000 slides and digital
images. The 2,000-square-foot painting studio has almost 1,000 square
feet of north light. The printmaking studio is equipped for the intaglio
printmaking process. Housed in separate buildings are 2,130 square feet
of sculpture and drawing studios. The sculpture studio is equipped for
clay modeling and plaster casting. A new 900-square-foot, secure and
climate-controlled gallery was opened in 1996 in the Drew Fine Arts
Center. The gallery, which houses the permanent collection, has also
featured exhibitions that have brought national attention to the
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