Assistant Professor of Art
Music and Art
Phone: +1 (212) 220-8000;ext=5033
Pat Genova is a painter currently living in Norwalk, CT. She graduated with an MFA from Herbert H. Lehman College, City University of New York in 1982 and has studied extensively with the artist Theo Stavropoulos in undergraduate and graduate studies. She has taught at Elizabeth Seton College, Iona College, and Lehman College and is currently Assistant Professor at BMCC where she teaches painting, drawing and sculpture.
She has earned awards including the Artist Fellowship Grant for Painting by the Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism, a PSC -CUNY Award for the creation of new paintings in the “Chair Series”, and CLHO (Connecticut League of Historical Organizations) award for her contributions to the visual design for “The Norwalk Flood of 1955” at the Norwalk Museum. She was one of 4 artists selected for the inaugural opening of the new state Culture and Tourism Gallery in Hartford, CT.
- M.F.A. Lehman College
- 3 CRS.3 HRS.ART 166 (Drawing Studio I)
- This introductory course covers a range of basic approaches to drawing and addresses the development of manual skills in freehand drawing, drawing of objects from nature and idea-oriented approaches to drawing. This course will satisfy drawing requirements for transfer within the CUNY system, as well as professional art schools.
- 3 CRS.3 HRS.ART 174 (Painting Studio I)
- This three credit course is designed to have the beginning student explore painting techniques, with an introduction to the use of various media. Strong emphasis is placed on formal concerns (figure and objects). This course will satisfy painting requirements for transfer within the CUNY system as well as professional art schools.
- 3 CRS.3 HRS.ART 183 (Sculpture Studio I)
- This is an introductory studio course exploring three-dimensional sculptural form, using both traditional and contemporary materials and methods. Clay and other media are used in hands-on practice as a means of expression and for understanding the language of sculpture, including focus on the creative process from idea to completion. This course is intended to satisfy basic sculpture requirements for transfer within CUNY, as well as professional art programs.
- 3 CRS.3 HRS.ART 266 (Drawing Studio II)
- This course, a continuation of ART 166, emphasizes formal drawing concerns, such as design, composition, and the introduction of a variety of new media. Advanced projects include still-life, landscape, perspective, portraiture and rendering the human figure. This course will satisfy drawing requirements for transfer within the CUNY system, as well as professional art schools. Prerequisite: ART 161, ART 166 or permission of the department
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