ART 450 - Final Thesis Lab

This capstone course for all Studio Art Majors covers a range of topics relating to the business of being an artist and pursuing a career in the arts. Students will develop their portfolios for transfer to a senior college or to begin their professional careers. During the semester, students will create a professional online presence, write an artist statement, generate a five-year plan for their work, research writing strategies for grants and residencies, prepare and document their work to enter shows. In addition, students will explore a range of options in their career paths through guest lectures, gallery and museum visits. Students will prepare, select and hang their work in the annual student show.
Prerequisite: Departmental permission

Course Credit: 3