Schedule 430 – Spring 2019


Class meetings are on Mondays, from 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM in Nabit 103 unless otherwise noted. Additional mandatory meetings for presentations and gallery events are also noted below.

Mon-01.21

  • Introduction, studio visits, discussion of schedule

Fri-01.25

  • Jiha Moon events, all obligatory:
    • 1:15 Brianna Young
    • 1:40 Violet Hoagland
    • 2:05 Barton Perkins
    • 2:30 Ivey Dahlstrom
    • 5 – 6 p.m. Presentation (ca. 25 min.), followed by discussion led by Alison Miller
    • 6-6:30 p.m. Reception in Convocation Hall

Mon-01.28

  • Studio visits / critiques:
    • 1:30 Ivey, Carnegie 311
    • 2:00 Violet, Carnegie 311
    • 2:30 Bri, TBD
    • 3:00 Barton, Nabit
  • class reconvenes at 3:30 in Nabit

Mon-02.04

  • Studio visits

Mon-02.11

  • Studio visits
  • Start drafts of CV, bio, statement
  • Web sites reviewed
  • Thesis readings (Each person in class will ready aloud a 5-minute portion of the ongoing thesis draft, followed by 5 minutes of discussion and suggestions)
  • Discussion of deadlines and exhibition updates
  • exhibition installation kit
  • DUE: Senior Show overall framing concept and title

Mon-02.18

  • Studio visits
  • Submit equipment needs list for Honors and UAG exhibitions, email to all three faculty
  • email Pradip a zipped sample Press Packet [guides about Writing an Artist Statement, Thesis, Bio, CV]
  • Looking ahead to next week: please come to next week’s class with new (not previously critiqued this semester) work on display and other work on hand

Mon-02.25

  • Questions about Midsemester Presentations
  • Questions about CVs, Artist Statements, Bio, Image Prep, Press Release
  • Studio Visits

Wed-02.28

  • Due: Solid draft of joint press release and joint statement
  • Due: Solid individual statements, biographies and CVs from everyone
  • Due: 2 each, high resolution images of work to be shown (72 ppi, no compression JPG, longest dimension 800px, and the following information embedded in the file info metadata, in this order: Artist, title, date, media, dimensions ((depth x) height x width). Save files as Yourlastname_Titleofwork.jpg

Mon-03.04 – MIDSEMESTER:

  • 1:30 MIDSEMESTER PRESENTATIONS
  • 3:30 PM Class visit/presentation by Mandy Villalobos

Mon-03.11

  • DUE MIDTERM THESIS PAPERS, noon, emailed to faculty.
  • Papers should include:
    • 10 pages of written analysis, maximum
    • 2 page minimum introduction, including a thesis statement.
    • Supporting paragraphs that investigate form + content of thesis works
    • References/Inspirations integrated into analysis
    • Conclusion paragraph(s)
    • Footnotes/Citations as necessary
    • A page of thumbnail images, arranged chronologically, with title, date, media, dimensions, at the end of the paper. Identify works made as a part of a class assignment (state the class).
  • Studio Visits

Wed. 03.13

  • Final Press Release and press-ready images go to gallery director
  • Vinyl title and wall text ordered

Mon-3.18 SPRING BREAK

Mon-03.25

9:00 AM, begin install Ivey Dahlstrom Honors exhibition

  • Due: Final Poster Design. Printed on campus
  • Brainstorm workshop/thesis exploration
  • Thesis writing workshop- bring two printed-out copies of latest version of thesis (at least one should be single-sided), scratch paper, scissors and colored, writing utensils (highlighters, colored pencils/pens) to class.

Tuesday, March 26 — open Ivey Dahlstrom Honors exhibition

Wednesday, April 3 — 9:00-11:00 AM Ivey Dahlstrom Defense, Carlos Gallery, with Art Faculty
— 5:00 PM reception Ivey Dahlstrom Honors exhibition

Mon-04.01

  • Scholarship Sewanee Abstracts Due via Scholarship Sewanee Portal. (This is an ABSOLUTE university-wide deadline.)
  • Studio visits: Every person needs to show new work.
  • 10 minute presentations on Work in Context

Thursday, April 4 — 9:00 AM, begin take down Ivey Dahlstrom Honors, start installing Barton Perkins Honors exhibition

Friday, April 5 — open Barton Perkins Honors exhibition

Wednesday, April 10 — 9:00-11:00 AM Barton Perkins Defense
— 5:00 PM reception Barton Perkins Honors exhibition

Mon-04.08

  • Final checklist of works you will be showing WITH PRICES, assembled, formatted labels due, including your name, title of work, date, medium. (Prices will go on price list in binder). Final artist’s statements, resumes and biographies. Assembled in one document, consistent formatting. Due to Dr. MacLaren prior to the start of class.
  • Review and critique of art works
  • Discussion of papers

Friday, April 12 — 9:00 AM, take down Barton Perkins Honors Exhibition

Mon-04.15

  • Delivery of Art work to the UAG at 1:30 PM – all work must be ready to transport before the start of class, transport arrangements to be made by each exhibitor
  • Final presentation run-through
  • Discussion of references in your papers
  • Discussion of introductions
  • Discussion of conclusions

Tuesday, April 16 – 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, UAG install


Wednesday, April 17 – 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, UAG install


Thursday, April 18 – 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, UAG install; all works installed by 10 AM; – lighting begins by 10 AM; Labels go up; install completed by 4:30 PM;  – final clean up and check by 5:00 PM

Fri-04.19
  • SR Exhibition Open to the Public, 4:30 PM – UAG Opening Reception, with introductory talks by each major (about 1-2 minutes each)

Mon-04.22

  • Comps Defenses, 9:00 AM Violet,  9:40 AM Brianna, University Art
  • Class — Final Presentation Review, meet at UAG

Fri-04.26

  • 8:00 AM Projection check for presentations, Convocation Hall
  • 9:00 – 11:00 AM Comp. Public Presentations, UAG/Convocation Hall: Ivey, Violet, Barton, Brianna.

Mon-04.29

  • 9 AM Final Thesis Due from all Art SRs, email to all three Art faculty, as PDF and Word, named: Lastname_FinalThesisPaper
  • Class Meet in UAG

Tuesday, April 30 – 7-9 PM, drinks at the Sewanee Inn with Art Minors, Majors, and Art History Majors and Department faculty

Thu-05.09 and Fri-05.10

  • UAG Staffed by Art SR volunteers

Sat-05.11

  • Baccalaureate reception in gallery, 1-3 pm. Please be at the UAG as promptly as possible, so that the faculty may say a few words of farewell soon after 1 PM

Sun-05.12

  • Show comes down 2 to 3 PM. Please be at the UAG at 2 PM, promptly. YOU MUST TAKE ALL YOUR WORK WITH YOU, remove hardware, clear walls and floors, clean up. Pradip will be present.