artTime: Online / 14 week session
Instructor: Jenny Fine

This course will provide students with the knowledge and experience necessary to understanding, creating, analyzing, evaluating, and interpreting visual imagery. Students will engage with print and online imagery as well as visiting art museums and creating their own visual images. They will also curate a collection of images that comprises their course project, along with writing visual criticism, and actively participating in hands-on class activities.
art historyTime: M 5:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Instructor: Jessica Dallow

In this course students will collect material for an archive of interviews with Birmingham artists and arts professionals. The long-term goal is to build a publicly accessible archive that provides information about the history of the arts in Birmingham. In considering the history, value, and management of the archive, students will assess a body of interviews already completed and will then develop the process for the next series of interviews, which the students will conduct and transcribe.
art historyTime: M/W 12:20 - 1:35 p.m.
Instructor: Jessica Dallow

Topics in contemporary art, ca. 1970 to the present. This semester will focus on the representation of animals in contemporary visual culture and the strategic roles visual artists have played in producing and challenging cultural understandings of animals.
artTime: Online / 14 week session
Instructor: Lauren Lake

This course will provide students with a practical and theoretical basis for creative practice in art and design, exploring issues of creativity, imagination, and innovation through direct experience, discussions, and studying the work of notable innovators in historical and contemporary contexts.
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