Information about Spring 2021 at JCC

Credit Course Schedules

Art - Spring 2021

In-person
Classes meet in person on campus; specific days/times/location
Online - Asynchronous
Classes meet fully online; no specific days/times/locations
Online - Synchronous (Zoom)
Classes meet via Zoom or other resource; specific days/times
Hybrid - Online Asynchronous & Online Synchronous (Zoom)
A portion of the classes meet synchronous via Zoom or other resource and a portion is asynchronous online; there will be some specific days/times
Hybrid - Online & In-person
A portion of the classes meet in person on campus and a portion is asynchronous or synchronous online; there will be some specific days/times/locations
Hybrid - Online Asynchronous & In-person
Classes meet in both asynchronous online and in-person modes; specific meeting times and locations for in-person portions of classes are listed with each course
Hybrid - Online Synchronous (Zoom) & In-person
Classes meet in both synchronous online (zoom) and in-person modes; specific meeting times and locations are listed with each course
Intro to Art — 3632
ART 1500 – 3 credits
Michael J. Thornton

Students will experience visual awareness and perceptual skills through lecture and studio assignments. Encourages exploration of individual components of the visual arts through the introduction of basic concepts and media in drawing, design, painting, printmaking, and sculpture. No requisites. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Artworks-COCE
Jan 25 – May 14 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 3:10 pm
Drawing I — 3735
ART 1510 – 3 credits
Richard J. Minard

Students will gain a working knowledge of foundation skills and abilities in artistic visual expression. Students are introduced to drawing media and concepts. Students learn to draw perceived objects and become able to discuss the drawings meaningfully. No requisites. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown ZOOM
Jan 26 – May 14 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 3:00 pm
Drawing II — 3633
ART 1520 – 3 credits
Michael J. Thornton

Students will further develop visual awareness and drawing skills in dry media with some wet media and in black and white with some color emphasis. Students perform object drawing, large scale drawing, media exploration, life drawing, and some portrait drawing. The human figure in well-designed compositions is emphasized. Prerequisite: ART 1510. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Artworks-COCE
Jan 25 – May 14 Mon, Wed 10:00 am – 11:55 am
3-D Design/Concept/Materials — 3736
ART 1540 – 3 credits
Deric B. Ence

Students will experience studio activities which will help them understand and manipulate visual elements and principles while creating three-dimensional forms. Students will work in a variety of visual media with emphasis on selection of materials to promote concepts, and will experience basic fabrication techniques in the visual arts. Critical evaluation and discussion of projects is an integral part of the course. Prerequisite: ART 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Artworks-COCE UP
Jan 26 – May 14 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:55 am
Survey Vis Art: Prehis-Medvl — 3737
ART 1550 – 3 credits
Michael J. Thornton

Provides art and non-art majors with an overview of the historical evolution of the visual arts from the prehistoric through medieval periods. An overview of art from non-European cultures is also presented. Students will explore artistic philosophies, styles, media, materials, and the evolving function of art in society. Students are introduced to the formal structure of works of art and will study new methods and materials. Links between technical evolution and its relationship to stylistic change are explored. The influence of major philosophical shifts in culture-at-large on the arts is also emphasized. Material is presented through slide lectures, videotapes, classroom discussions, and readings. Course requires extensive reading, some writing, and participation in discussion groups. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1530. J fall; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Jan 25 – May 14 TBD
Basic Black/White Photography — 3738
ART 1570 – 3 credits
Mark A. Kirsch

Students will gain a working knowledge of the fundamental creative and technical base in photography. Students deal with developing, printing, and finishing techniques in the context of creative visual expression. Students are introduced to comparative studies of history and criticism in the medium. No requisites. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown ZOOM
Jan 25 – May 14 Mon, Wed 6:30 pm – 8:25 pm
Ceramics I — 3739
ART 1590 – 3 credits
Deric B. Ence

Students will gain a working knowledge of fundamental and advanced studio work in clay preparation, hand building, throwing, mold making, slip casting, glaze preparation, decorating techniques, and firing techniques. No requisites. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Artworks-COCE DOWN
Jan 26 – May 14 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 3:10 pm
Digital Photography I — 3741
ART 1670 – 3 credits
Andrew L. Baker

Students in this fine arts and media arts studio course will establish a foundation in digital photography techniques, digital darkroom use, and management, output, and presentation techniques. Students will create images using digital cameras, enhance and manipulate images in the computer, manage and archive digital image files, and assemble a portfolio. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1510. J occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Off-Campus ZOOM
Jan 25 – May 14 Wed 10:00 am – 11:55 am
Intro to Computer Art/Design — 3742
ART 1730 – 3 credits
Gary D. Deckard

Students will be introduced to techniques and processes of creating artwork and graphic design using the computer. Students will get an overview of electronic image manipulation, illustration, and page layout and design. This course is a prerequisite to other computer art/graphic courses. No requisite. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 111
Jan 26 – May 14 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 3:10 pm
Graphic Design Applications — 3743
ART 1750 – 3 credits
Gary D. Deckard

Students will work on developing graphic design skills through exercises and projects. The creative process will be a main focus with artwork produced for the student's portfolio using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. Technical skills required to run these software programs will also be learned, and an aesthetic understanding will be developed by incorporating design and color tips and theories into the assignments. Students enrolling in the course must have prior experience with Photoshop and Illustrator and must be able to further develop their computer skills in creating and manipulating artwork. Prerequisite: ART 1730. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 111
Jan 26 – May 14 Tue, Thu 4:10 pm – 6:05 pm
Ceramics II — 3740
ART 2600 – 3 credits
Deric B. Ence

Students will demonstrate further development of skills with potter's wheel, hand building methods, glazing, decoration techniques, and kiln operations. Wheel throwing and pottery skill development will be emphasized throughout the course. Prerequisite: ART 1590. J occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Artworks-COCE DOWN
Jan 26 – May 14 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 3:10 pm