K-12 Educators Institute - Summer 2016

The Department of Art & Design offers summer graduate art studio courses through the K-12 Educators Institute. These courses meet for one week; Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. For information on fees please click here.


2016 Courses:


ART 490: Selected Topics: "Resist & Painting: Media and Methods" 
June 13 - 17, 2016; Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
215 / 203 Huber Art Center (This course is available as a four-day residency) 
Professor Michael Campbell, mecamp@ship.edu 

This course will explore the diversity of Resist techniques used with variety of painting media. The paintings generated will incorporate Resist methods to expand the language of direct and indirect painting. The student will select his or her own personal content, paint media (watercolor, acrylic, oil, tempera, or encaustic), and support(s). The student will have the option of working on other painting skills during the course. An optional day trip to art galleries in New York City or Philadelphia will be scheduled to see contemporary painting themes expressed through a variety of styles and media (Wednesday, June 15). Three graduate credits.


ART 491: Selected Topics: "Drawing: the Mark, Design, and Intuition" 
June 20 - 24, 2016; Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
215 / 203 Huber Art Center (This course is available as a four-day residency)
Professor Michael Campbell, mecamp@ship.edu 

This course focuses on exploring non-traditional methods of mark making and its' placement in drawing. The Mark (medium and technique), the Design of the picture plane (Rule of Thirds), and the role of Intuition (decision making in the creative process) will be the foundation of all course drawings. Students will be encouraged to take risks while developing images of personal interest. Wet and dry, Color and Black/White drawing media will be used. The student will have the option of working on other types of drawing and their techniques during the course. An optional day trip to art galleries in New York City or Philadelphia will be scheduled to see contemporary drawing themes expressed through a variety of styles and media (Wednesday, June 22). Three graduate credits.

 
ART 492: Selected Topics: "Designing Space: Method and Practice" 
June 27 - July 1, 2016; Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
215 / 203 Huber Art Center (This course is available as a four-day residency)
Professor Michael Campbell, mecamp@ship.edu 

This course focuses on methods of designing the picture plane. Students will investigate a variety of picture plane proportions and through Design rules create images with varying degrees of Space. The student will identify their own content, media, techniques, and supports for their paintings, drawings or both. The student will have the option of working on other studio skills during the course and producing other types of art. An optional day trip to art galleries in New York City or Philadelphia will be scheduled to see contemporary themes expressed through a variety of styles and media (Wednesday, June 29). Three graduate credits.


News & Events

Department Trips

National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. 

  • Every semester

New York City Art Galleries and Museums 

  • Twice a semester, a day trip
  • Three day trip, each semester 

Special Events

Spring Break 2017 - ROME, ITALY

Spring Break Trips Include: 

  • Round trip airfare
  • Local coach to hotel and airport
  • Double occupancy, tourist-class hotel
  • Continental breakfast in the hotel

SU students earn one art credit as part of this program.
Note: SU students, faculty, staff, administration, alumni, retirees of SU, and the community-at-large are all welcome to join this trip.