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 2015
March 5 - 12
Florence/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.

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Contact

Department of Art & Design
Shippensburg University
Huber Visual Arts Center 210
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA 17257
art@ship.edu

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K-12 Educators Institute - Summer 2014

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.

2014 Courses:

ART 490.74 Selected Topics: "Painting with Collage" 
June 16 - 20, 2014; 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 the materials and techniques of Collage. The paintings generated will investigate a diversity of processes to expand content. The student will select his or her own personal content, Collage materials, optional paint media (watercolor, acrylic, oil, tempera, or encaustic), adhesives and support(s). This course of study will explore both additive and subtractive methods for enhancing or altering traditional Collage techniques. The student will have the option of working on other painting skills during the course and producing other non-Collage paintings. 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 18). Three graduate credits.

 
ART 491.74 Selected Topics: "Drawing with Ink" 
June 23 - 27, 2014; 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 drawing with Ink using a variety of tools, techniques, and supports. The student will create drawings with content of personal interest. Students will be encouraged to experiment with a variety of Ink drawing media (black, white, and color) and tools (brush, pen, stick) while developing a series of drawings. 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 painting themes expressed through a variety of styles and media (Wednesday, June 25). Three graduate credits.
 
 
ART 492.74 Selected Topics: "Narrative Painting Techniques" 
June 30 - July 3, July 7, 2014; Monday - Thursday, 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 investigating methods for telling a Narrative through painting. The student will identify their own Narrative(s) and then through experimentation and development will elect the appropriate methods/processes to express the Narrative through painting. The student will select his or her own paint media (watercolor, acrylic, oil, tempera, or encaustic), tools and techniques, and support(s). The student will have the option of working on other painting skills during the course and producing other non-Narrative paintings. 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, July 2). Three graduate credits.