University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Art & Design Curious?


Art & Design Curious?

Do you doodle?
Want to use the right side of your brain?
Need to satisfy a GER?


For Credit Courses - Open to UWM Students only

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American Art and Culture (Art 100)
Appreciation of North American art through study of diverse cultural traditions including African-American, Native-American, Latino-American, Asian-American and European-American expressive practices.

Art Survey (Art 106)
Introduction to the visual arts disciplines and contemporary critical concerns. Course themes investigate inter-relations between technical process and expressive intent.

Design Survey (Art 124)
Survey of design disciplines and movements of the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. Slide lectures include industrial design, architecture, graphic design, and design movements.

Multicultural America (Art 150)
Cross-cultural study of U.S. ethnic and racial identities through materials drawn from a variety of media arts practices (e.g. film, photography, new media) with attention to African-, Asian-, Hispanic- and Native American experiences.

Artists’ Now (Art 105/350)
Through guest artist presentations, lectures, readings and discussions, students will become more familiar with works of art and design and issues in art as they relate to contemporary art practices. Students will raise their own critical opinions through short writing responses and discussions.



For more info, contact:
Art & Design Office
Mitchell Hall, Room 371
414/229-4200