Course Description: Research and exploration in various art areas will be emphasized. The instructor will assign individual and class experiences as appropriate to student needs in studio and art history. Class will work on unit completion on a quarterly basis. Sketchbooks are required along with a file of visual clipped images/and or photographs. Students will collect and research information for their studio experiences. Assigned areas of study may include, but not limited to work from the following areas: drawing, painting, ceramics, printmaking, book making, computer generated artwork, or mixed media.