Meditations & Mediations: Drawing and Mixed Media
Fridays live zoom meetings; Wednesdays, Studio Learning Module, 2-6pm
This online course features the following types of interaction:
- Pre-recorded content
- Live meetings
- Live critiques
Drawing and Mixed Media
Exploring Interdisciplinary Arts and Diverse Cultural Traditions and Practices
Students develop self- reflective studio work, research ancient healing arts traditions and contemporary contemplative cultural practices. Coursework includes selective readings, virtual studio visits, audio/visual interviews and presentations featuring interdisciplinary artists and historical survey of diverse cultural studio practices. Thematic studio assignments are designed to foster innovative critical thinking and to advance personal artistic practice.
Students are encouraged to invent, re-imagine and create original intuitive works. Class presentations include formal visual design topics and cross cultural theories. Students survey concepts of mindfulness, holistic healing and may choose to research and develop studio projects based on a variety of thematic concepts.
This course is both asynchronous and has real time meetings in Zoom.
Fridays, 2-4pm Real Time Zoom meetings beginning June 25.
Studio Learning Modules
Wednesdays, 2-6pm, studio learning modules are virtual. Students work individually at their own pace during the week and can post work-in-process and receive feedback during the Wednesday learning module 2-6pm timeframe. Students can post assignments, view videos, receive feedback and can view other students’ work during this period.
Sharon Dunn is professor Emerita at Massachusetts College of Art and Design She holds a BFA from Boston University and an MSVS from MIT. Solo and group exhibitions include: Mobius; “Women’s Work” Banyon Gallery, North Carolina; and “Caribbean and West African Influences,” Owen Patrick Gallery, PA.