Why Study Printmaking at IU Southeast?

The printmaking program at IU Southeast benefits from one of the finest faculty and facilities in our region. Our coursework provides experiences in traditional printmaking processes, such as relief, monotype, intaglio, silkscreen, and lithography.

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The printmaking program at IU Southeast benefits from one of the finest faculty and facilities in our region. Our coursework provides experiences in traditional printmaking processes, such as relief, monotype, intaglio, silkscreen, and lithography. Digital imaging and photo printmaking processes are also important components of the curriculum. The printmaking studio at IU Southeast has hosted the Mid-America Print Council’s convention, and has had many nationally and internationally recognized visiting artists conduct workshops in its facilities. Because we have two nationally recognized faculty teaching in this concentration, printmaking at IU Southeast is unsurpassed in the region.

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(see Fine Arts degree requirements for foundation and degree descriptions.)

B.A. Curriculum in Fine Arts: Printmaking

Foundations:
  • F100 Intro to Drawing
  • F101 3-D Design
  • F102 2-D / Color Design
  • P273 Computer Art and Design
Art History:
  • A101 Ancient to Medieval Art
  • A102 Renaissance to Modern
  • A449 (20th Century)
  • 300/400 level non-western Art History
200-level Studio Courses and Art History:
  • S200 Drawing I
  • S230 Painting I
  • S240 Printmaking I
  • S250 Graphic Design I
  • S260 Ceramics I
Upper level Studio:
  • 300 and 400 level studio: Take a minimum of 12 credit hours in Printmaking
    • S341, S343, S348, or any approved 300-level
    • S441, S443, S448, or any approved 300-level
Seminar:
  • A401 Senior Art Theory

B.F.A. Curriculum in Fine Arts: Printmaking

Foundations:
  • F100 Intro to Drawing
  • F101 3-D Design
  • F102 2-D / Color Design
  • P273 Computer Art and Design
Art History:
  • A101 Ancient to Medieval
  • A102 Renaissance to Modern
  • A449, 20th Century Art, 1925 to Present
  • 400 level Art History, nonwestern
  • 300-400 level Art History, nonwestern or western
200-level Studio Courses and Art History:
  • S200 Drawing I
  • S230 Painting I
  • S240 Printmaking I
  • S250 Graphic Design I
  • S260 Ceramics I
Upper level Studio:
  • S341 Printmaking II: Intaglio
  • S343 Printmaking II: Lithography
  • S348 Printmaking II: Relief
  • 18 credit hours of 400 level BFA Studio Major
    • S442 Printmaking
    • S442 or Special Topics
    • 300-400 level studios
Seminars:
  • U400 Sources and Resources, Professional Skills in the Fine Arts
  • G400 BFA Final Review

18 student studio equipped with two lithography presses, three etching presses, three relief presses; separate etching facility with fully vented acid chamber; separate Lithography stone graining facility; separate print curating and storage facility.

FINA S 240 Printmaking 1 (3 cr.)
P: FINA-F 100, FINA-F 101, FINA-F 102, FINA-P 273. Introduction to printmaking. Study of traditional and contemporary techniques, including, but not limited to intaglio (etching), monotype, and relief. Problems in pictorial composition will be emphasized along with understanding of technique. Appreciation and sensitivity to the art of the print will be cultivated.

FINA S 341 Printmaking II: Intaglio (3 cr.)
P: FINA-S 240. Continuation of intaglio study begun in FINA-S 240, with emphasis on traditional and contemporary modes of expression. Semester work includes experimentation with color printing techniques. Problems in pictorial composition will be stressed with emphasis on technical competency. May be repeated once.

FINA S 343 Printmaking II: Lithography (3 cr.)
P: FINA-S 240. Advanced study with emphasis on plate and stone lithography. Problems in pictorial composition, drawing issues, and experimentation with technique will be stressed. May be repeated once.

FINA S 344 Printmaking II: Silkscreen (3 cr.)
P: FINA-S 240. Intermediate screen printing techniques.

FINA S 348 Printmaking II: Relief (3 cr.)
P: FINA-S 240. Intermediate relief printing techniques.

FINA S 441 Printmaking III: Intaglio (3 cr.)
P: 6 credits in FINA-S 341 or FINA-S 343. Advanced problems in intaglio and color printing techniques for qualified students. May be repeated.

FINA S 443 Printmaking III: Lithography (3 cr.)
P: 6 credits in FINA-S 341 or FINA-S 343. Advanced work in lithography, including color printing techniques for qualified students. May be repeated.

FINA S 442 B.F.A. Printmaking (1-6 cr.)
P: Accepted into B.F.A. studio major. Directed advanced study in printmaking. May be repeated for a total of 18 credit hours.

The complete IU Southeast Bulletin is available online.

 

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Brian H. Jones
Professor of Fine Arts
bhjones@ius.edu
Phone: (812) 941-2407
Office Location: KV 132
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