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ARTS 122.01 Introduction to Sculpture 6 credits

Closed: Size: 11, Registered: 16, Waitlist: 0

Boliou 020 / Boliou 104


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Synonym: 61477

Stephen Mohring

The ability to build structures that reflect or alter the environment is a basic defining characteristic of our species. In this class we explore creative construction in three dimensions using a variety of media, including plaster, wood, and steel. Using both natural and architectural objects for inspiration, we will examine and manipulate form, space, and expressive content to develop a deeper understanding of this core trait and reawaken our experience of the spaces we inhabit.

Sophomore Priority. Extra Time Required

Waitlist for Juniors and Seniors: ARTS 122.WL1 (Synonym 61493)

ARTS 130.01 Beginning Ceramics 6 credits

Closed: Size: 12, Registered: 13, Waitlist: 0

Boliou 046


Requirements Met:

Synonym: 61479

Sayge M Carroll

This course is an introduction to wheel throwing and handbuilding as primary methods of construction for both functional and non-functional ceramic forms. An understanding of ceramic history and technical skills are achieved through studio practice, readings, and demonstrations. Emphasis is placed on the development of strong three-dimensional forms as well as the relationship of form to surface. Coursework includes a variety of firing techniques and development of surface design. 

Sophomore Priority

Waitlist for Juniors and Seniors: ARTS 130.WL1 (Synonym 61480)

ARTS 151.01 Metalsmithing 6 credits

Closed: Size: 9, Registered: 14, Waitlist: 0

Boliou 044


Requirements Met:

Synonym: 61481

Danny J Saathoff

A basic course in metal design and fabrication of primarily jewelry forms and functional objects. Specific instruction will be given in developing the skills of forming, joining, and surface enrichment to achieve complex metal pieces. Students will learn to render two-dimensional drawings while exploring three-dimensional design concepts. The course examines how jewelry forms relate to the human body. Found materials will be used in addition to traditional metals including copper, brass, and silver.

Sophomore Priority

Waitlist for Juniors and Seniors: ARTS 151.WL1 (Synonym 61482)

ARTS 236.00 Ceramics: Vessels for Tea 6 credits

Closed: Size: 14, Registered: 15, Waitlist: 0

Boliou 046

Synonym: 61483

Kelly A Connole

Students will learn techniques used by Japanese potters, and those from around the world, to make vessels associated with the production and consumption of tea. Both handbuilding and wheel throwing processes will be explored throughout the term. We will investigate how Japanese pottery traditions, especially the Mingei “arts of the people” movement of the 1920s, have influenced contemporary ceramics practice in the United States and how cultural appropriation impacts arts practice. Special attention will be paid to the use of local materials from Carleton’s Arboretum as well as wood firing and traditional raku processes. 

Prerequisite: Requires concurrent registration in Art History 266

Extra Time Required, requires concurrent registration in Art History 266

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