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Drawing is considered the core skill foundation for all art and design. The study of drawing develops individual coordination between the hand, the eye, and the brain. A well articulated study of drawing creates for the student an essential visual vocabulary for the making of art as well as individual development of skills necessary for the generation of artistic expression. For many working artists, drawing is a lifetime study.


Drawing 1 ARTS 1010 

Drawing1Drawing 1 is a studio course which presents a strong introduction to basic drawing concepts. It is designed for both experienced art students who want to develop portfolios for transfer and for non-art majors who have little or no previous experience in art and want to develop aesthetic understanding and drawing skills.


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Drawing 2 ARTS 1050 

Drawing2Drawing II is a studio/workshop course which advances the student's understanding of drawing and design elements by observation of the human form. Models will pose for the class. Gesture, proportion, mass, balance and environmental relationships will be explored. Some study of human anatomy will be required.


  • ARTS 1010 Drawing 1


Drawing 3 ARTS 2050

Drawing 3Drawing III is a continuation of Drawing II. The student will complete more complex studies of the human figure using design elements such as line and form. Some use of color and more complex composition will be explored. The student will continue anatomical studies and maintain a sketchbook.

Drawing II & III meet concurrently to allow participation in both groups. Visits to galleries and museums will be encouraged.


  • ARTS 1010 Drawing 1
  • ARTS 1050 Drawing 2


Current Exhibitions

FAS/CINATION: work form the Fine Art Seminar

  • The show includes a wide range of work; photography, painting, sculpture, and digital art. Artists with work in FAS/CINATION include Cynder Carroll-Coates, Chris Diani, Oliver Mourato, Michelle Peters, Danielle Scaramuzzi, and Thomas Williams. The Fine Art Seminar capstone course is taught by Department Chair and Prof. Mazin Adam.
FAS/CINATION: work form the Fine Art Seminar FAS/CINATION: work form the Fine Art Seminar

Student Exhibition Spring 2021

  • A showcase of the incredible talent and success of our students in their exploration and execution of art. All the featured artwork was made this semester by students enrolled in Art, Art History, and Design courses.
  • image credit: Zairelis Lopez
Student Exhibition Spring 2021 Student Exhibition Spring 2021

Areas of Study