Cat/Sec#/Credits
(Class Number)
Area of StudyCourse NameDays/Times/Start and End date/LocationInstructor
6430 001
3 credits
(1495)
Art History: Writing Art


Stephens, Nathanael
6430 002
3 credits
(1746)
Art History: Writing Art


Bordowitz, Gregg
6430 003
3 credits
(1747)
Art History: Writing Art


Fitzpatrick, Corrine E.
6900 001
1 - 6 credits
(1814)
Master of Fine Arts: Independent Study


Geichman, Judith
6900 002
1 - 6 credits
(1837)
Master of Fine Arts: Independent Study


Bordowitz, Gregg
6909 001
3 credits
(1494)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Bordowitz, Gregg
6909 002
3 credits
(1817)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Seisler, Nicole Yvette
6909 003
3 credits
(1818)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Brown, Elizabeth T
6909 004
3 credits
(1819)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Kuonen, Lily Nicole
6909 005
3 credits
(1820)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Matthes, Colin C.
6909 006
3 credits
(1821)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Schneider, Carrie A
6909 007
3 credits
(1822)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Perel, Marissa Lana
6909 008
3 credits
(1823)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Pelayo, Cynthia
6909 009
3 credits
(1824)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Bailey, Madeleine Primavera
6909 010
3 credits
(1825)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Knight, Chelsea T
6909 011
3 credits
(1826)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Givens, Sunny Jeanne
6909 012
3 credits
(1827)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Romany, Kellie Michelle
6909 013
3 credits
(1833)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Chudzicka, Dorota
6909 014
3 credits
(1834)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Ensz, Liz A
6909 015
3 credits
(1835)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Wilson, Leila A
6909 016
3 credits
(1836)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


DeGuilio, Dana
6909 017
3 credits
(1852)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Gardezi, Sameer A
6909 018
3 credits
(1853)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Lauster, Darryl J
6909 019
3 credits
(1854)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Bannan, Gerald P.
Cat/Sec#/Credits
(Class Number)
Area of StudyCourse NameDays/Times/Start and End date/LocationInstructor
6907 001
1 - 6 credits
(671)
Master of Fine Arts: Guided Study


To Be Announced
6510 001
3 credits
(483)
Art History: AttentionWednesday/Friday * Thursday
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM * 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Jun 15, 2015 to Jul 26, 2015
Sharp 327 * Michigan 1307
Bordowitz, Gregg
Bordowitz, Gregg
5600 001
4.5 credits
(485)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Studio SeminarSaturday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Jun 15, 2015 to Jul 26, 2015
Sharp 327
Blalock, Lee Leah
5600 002
4.5 credits
(486)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Studio Seminar


Brooks, Stephanie
5600 003
4.5 credits
(487)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Studio Seminar


DeGuilio, Dana
5600 004
4.5 credits
(488)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Studio Seminar


Falkowski, Andrew
5600 005
4.5 credits
(489)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Studio Seminar


Neff, John D
5600 006
4.5 credits
(490)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Studio Seminar


Palmer, A Laurie
5600 007
4.5 credits
(491)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Studio Seminar


Hartung, Molly Zuckerman
5600 008
4.5 credits
(654)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Studio Seminar


Bordowitz, Gregg
5630 001
1.5 credits
(484)
Master of Fine Arts: Prof Pract:Digital InterfacesWednesday/Friday
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Jun 15, 2015 to Jul 26, 2015
Sharp 327
Carr, Joseph
6600 001
4.5 credits
(494)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Studio SeminarThursday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Jun 15, 2015 to Jul 26, 2015
Sharp 327
Blalock, Lee Leah
6600 002
4.5 credits
(495)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Studio Seminar


Brooks, Stephanie
6600 003
4.5 credits
(496)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Studio Seminar


DeGuilio, Dana
6600 004
4.5 credits
(497)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Studio Seminar


Falkowski, Andrew
6600 005
4.5 credits
(498)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Studio Seminar


Neff, John D
6600 006
4.5 credits
(499)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Studio Seminar


Palmer, A Laurie
6600 007
4.5 credits
(500)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Studio Seminar


Hartung, Molly Zuckerman
6630 001
1.5 credits
(493)
Master of Fine Arts: Prof Pract:Curatorial LiaisonsMonday/Wednesday
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Jun 15, 2015 to Jul 26, 2015
Sharp 329
Hartung, Molly Zuckerman
Cat/Sec#/Credits
(Class Number)
Area of StudyCourse NameDays/Times/Start and End date/LocationInstructor
6410 001
3 credits
(1650)
Art History: Art Ideas


Ray, Andrea
6410 002
3 credits
(1677)
Art History: Art Ideas


Stephens, Nathanael
6410 003
3 credits
(1678)
Art History: Art Ideas


Coburn, Tyler S.
6450 001
3 credits
(1651)
Art History: Special Topics


Sneed, Pamela I.
6450 002
3 credits
(1675)
Art History: Special Topics


Blalock, Lee Leah
6450 003
3 credits
(1676)
Art History: Special Topics


Ray, Andrea
6907 001
3 credits
(1699)
Master of Fine Arts: Guided Study


To Be Announced
6907 002
3 credits
(1732)
Master of Fine Arts: Guided Study


Stephens, Nathanael
6907 003
3 credits
(1733)
Master of Fine Arts: Guided Study


Hartung, Molly Zuckerman
6907 004
3 credits
(1734)
Master of Fine Arts: Guided Study


DeGuilio, Dana
6909 001
3 credits
(1652)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


To Be Announced
6909 002
3 credits
(1683)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Seisler, Nicole Yvette
6909 003
3 credits
(1684)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Brown, Elizabeth T
6909 004
3 credits
(1685)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Kuonen, Lily Nicole
6909 005
3 credits
(1686)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Lauster, Darryl J
6909 006
3 credits
(1687)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Bannan, Gerald P.
6909 007
3 credits
(1688)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Gardezi, Sameer A
6909 008
3 credits
(1689)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Matthes, Colin C.
6909 009
3 credits
(1690)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Schneider, Carrie A
6909 010
3 credits
(1691)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Perel, Marissa Lana
6909 011
3 credits
(1692)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Pelayo, Cynthia
6909 012
3 credits
(1693)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Bailey, Madeleine Primavera
6909 013
3 credits
(1694)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Ensz, Liz A
6909 014
3 credits
(1695)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Goodrich, Kevin M
6909 015
3 credits
(1696)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Jordan, Ross Stanton
6909 016
3 credits
(1697)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Lloyd, Kelly
6909 017
3 credits
(1698)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


To Be Announced
6909 018
3 credits
(1710)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Hall, Gordon
6909 019
3 credits
(1702)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Blalock, Lee Leah
6909 020
3 credits
(1703)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Ostoff, Nicholas Anthony
6909 021
3 credits
(1704)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


DeGuilio, Dana
6909 022
3 credits
(1705)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Trankina, Frank
6909 023
3 credits
(1706)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Petitti, Eric R
6909 024
3 credits
(1707)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Jones, Kelly Kristin
6909 025
3 credits
(1708)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Woods, Kristine Renee
6909 026
3 credits
(1709)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


To Be Announced
6909 027
3 credits
(1712)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Bittman, Samantha Lee
6909 028
3 credits
(1713)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Wilson, Leila A
6909 029
3 credits
(1714)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Fraser, Pamela
6909 030
3 credits
(1715)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Slotnick, Rachel Lena
6909 031
3 credits
(1716)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


To Be Announced
6909 032
3 credits
(1717)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


To Be Announced
6909 033
3 credits
(1721)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Coburn, Tyler S.
6909 034
3 credits
(1722)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


May, Alexander Norton
6909 035
3 credits
(1723)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Sohn, Sarah Sulah
6909 036
3 credits
(1724)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


To Be Announced
6909 037
3 credits
(1725)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Owens, Clifford
6909 038
3 credits
(1726)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


To Be Announced
6909 039
3 credits
(1727)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Jemison, Steffani Patria
6909 040
3 credits
(1728)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


To Be Announced
6909 041
3 credits
(1735)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Hunt, Ashley
6909 042
3 credits
(1736)
Master of Fine Arts: Graduate Projects


Myers, Andrea Jean

Course Description

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Graduate Studio Seminar

Students are expected to arrive with completed and semi-completed works and be prepared to make and re-make new works throughout the summer sessions. Summer sessions in the Low-Res MFA program consist of weekly studio visits and weekly colloquia. You will meet individually and in small groups with core faculty and visiting artists in your studios. Visiting artists will give public presentations and lead weekly colloquia in all-day Saturday gatherings including all students, core faculty and visitors. A wide variety of readings chosen by faculty will guide discussions that concentrate on problems concerning methods of artmaking, distribution, and interpretation. Readings will include examples drawn from the emerging category of conceptual writing as well as crucial art historical texts, literature and poetry. Graduating students will use summer critique sessions to gain constructive feedback on the final stages of studio and written productions for defense.

Art History, Theory, and Criticism (on campus and online)

Throughout the program, you will engage in interdisciplinary, faculty-driven, student-responsive seminar courses designed for both face-to-face and online delivery that will introduce you to critical texts and theoretical positions in contemporary praxis. For Low-Res MFA students, the required Graduate Survey of Modern and Contemporary Art (ARTHI 5002) will be delivered in the second summer primarily using the Art Institute of Chicago’s collection and temporary exhibitions. All other Art History on-campus and online courses will be thematically focused.

Professional Practices

For the Low-Res MFA, a series of specialized professional practice courses will be offered throughout the three years. During the first summer, you will be introduced to online library resources and to all digital research, communication, and dissemination tools necessary for your use during off-campus semesters. In the second summer, student-initiated interviews, site visits, conversations, and tours of cultural partner organizations in Chicago will increase your exposure to other arts-related professional contexts. In your final year, you will be supported in developing the networks, tools, resources, and contacts needed to continue transitioning from a graduate program to your desired professional contexts.

MFA Thesis Studio

In your final semester, you will enroll in advisor-led, intensive graduate thesis studios focused on the production of advanced work and writing to be exhibited, published, and defended in the final thesis presentation. You must publicly exhibit/perform your final thesis project and submit for review a self-published written accompaniment to a community of faculty and peers at SAIC. Off-campus development of individualized research plans will help focus your explorations of historical, theoretical, and material studies. Within thesis studios, you will be introduced to research methods, self-publishing platforms, general graphic design skills, and print-on-demand specifications.

Graduate Projects (SAIC Alumni Advisors)

During your off-campus semesters you will be expected to engage in independent work and research from your home studio or mobile platforms. The continued development of ideas and approaches initiated during summer Graduate Studio Seminars will be supported through online conversation with SAIC faculty and (whenever possible) up to four home studio visits per year with SAIC alumni advisors. No matter where you live during your degree, the Low-Res MFA program will attempt to connect you with two different alumni advisors who reside within your geographic area. These liaisons are intended to support you in the off-campus development of your work while also providing personal connections to SAIC's vast global network of distinguished alumni.