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ART 649 - Professional Practices for Artists

(3 units)
This course provides strategies for the professional artist. Students examine structures and systems within the art world to help them create their own dialog for maintaining a practice that is both engaging and financially viable.

Units of Laboratory/Studio: 3
Offered: Every Spring - Even Years

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. demonstrate professional competencies in communication, presentation, and assembled career materials (e.g. documentation, visual art portfolio, personal bio, artist statement, etc.)
2. demonstrate advance competency appropriate to students’ academic level in critical thinking, writing, and speaking.
3. identify the structures inherent in the art world and create strategies for a successful and productive life in the arts.
4.  illustrate a proficiency in research in the arts (i.e. exhibition venues, grants, residencies, and MFA programs) and comprehension of basic business skills for the artist.
5. conduct graduate level comprehensive original research and creative activity, articulate an original thesis, and present a well-supported argument in a written paper.


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