Art

 

Young Girl Gathering Saffron Crocus Flowers--Wall Painting on the Island of TheraArt at College of Alameda is presented to you with a vision of exploration. We seek to offer you an experience to gain an understanding of yourself and a meaningful connection to the world around us. The Art Department is dedicated to your growth through an investigation of the arts. We offer an Associate in Arts (AA) degree in Art and an Associates in Arts for Transfer degree in Art History (AAT).  In each class there is a commitment to individuality and personal expression coupled with instruction by experienced professionals. College of Alameda offers strong fundamental skills and progressive thought to help each student construct their journey. With advanced studies and commitment in art you may pursue careers which include:  Visual Artist, Art Educator, Art Historian, Art Writer,  Museum Curator, Gallery Owner, Graphic Artist and more….

 

 

Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

  • Evaluate creation of art in historical context with an emphasis toward modern life.
  • Identify broad themes of art located in the context of history and contemporary society.
  • Analyze properties of art creation in a variety of cultures and periods.
  • Write a paper or other writing assignment investigating art.
  • Produces paintings synthesizing instruction in color and composition with an emphasis on more independent and complex activities and projects.
  • Locate, analyze, evaluate and synthesize relevant information about art of the world.Draw reasonable conclusions and apply scientific principles in order to make decisions and solve problems in everyday life.
  • Develop artistic skills to creatively respond to ideas and information. Incorporate aesthetic reflection into life activities.
  • Synthesize academic and studio skills to perceive, understand, and engage in verbal and nonverbal communication concerning art. Listen, respond and adapt communication to cultures and social communities using the process of evaluation, reasoning, analysis, synthesis and relevant information to form positions, and make decisions.
  • Evaluate creation of art in historical context with an emphasis toward modern life.
  • Identify broad themes of art located in the context of history and contemporary society.
  • Demonstrate understanding of art vocabulary and design properties.
  • Analyze properties of art creation in a variety of cultures and periods.
  • Write a paper or other writing assignment investigating art.Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs) may be assessed using:
  • Surveys
  • Questionnaires
  • Review of collected data
  • Other methods