How does the artist bring his personal aesthetic into a meaningful relationship with social space, popular memory, and the built environment?
This course will cover printmaking processes including silkscreen, polyester lithography and relief while fostering an artistic practice concerning the built environment. For the purposes of this class, the built environment is used as a collective phrase that encompasses public and private spaces. While this is a studio class, development of an artistic practice is balanced with an academic presentation of contemporary art pertaining to the built environment as well as certain historical events in St. Louis. Through personal research, lectures and studio time students will construct a body of work that begins with the self and ends in the street.
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