Art - College of Arts and Sciences - Lewis & Clark
- Think critically and discuss their work and that of their peers within the cultural context of art history and global artistic practice
- Cultivate and refine a visual vocabulary and verbally articulate the conceptual basis of their work.
- Implement appropriate materials, techniques, and concepts to create informed, intentional and communicative works of art.
Apply analytical and research skills through a variety of methods, including senior capstone exhibition, collaborative research, and professional practices.
- Develop the ability to situate key objects, images and architecture in their material, social/historical, and theoretical contexts.
- Build a vocabulary for the formal analysis of artwork (to describe what you see with specificity and clarity).
- Ability to use writing to articulate an argument, in your own words, with clarity of expression and obeying standard rules of usage and documentation.
- To develop a variety of tools and methods for pursuing original art historical research.
- Demonstrate an ability to read and discuss critically a variety of texts, including primary source materials and secondary literature (such as peer-reviewed articles).
- Develop a multi-cultural and global perspective on the history of art.