Schedule 430- Spring 2017

NOTE: THIS IS A DRAFT SCHEDULE AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE, most dates and details need adjusting —

Class meetings are on Mondays, from 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM in Nabit 103 unless otherwise noted. Additional mandatory meetings for presentations and gallery events are also noted below.

Mon-01.23 – MEET WITH MALDE – Meet at University Art Gallery, then move to Nabit

Introduction and University Art Gallery visit at 1:30 PM – discuss installation plans and deadlines

The following will be ready at the start of class. All four assignments will be assessed and constitute the stated [in brackets] percentage of Prof. Malde’s Module Grade at the end of the first module, totaling 40% of his portion of the module grade. Grades will be issued according to quality and quantity-based rubrics normally used for this class.

  • Display [in Nabit cubicles or other areas only by permission from area instructors] of all completed and almost complete work initiated during the Winter break. Only video and time-based works may be presented on screen. [10%]
  • Presentation, a short, edited, version of what you presented at the end of last semester. It will be scripted and read out, with slides, and run for exactly 10 minutes ± 1 minute [10%] Please ensure that
    • Slides are titled
    • You use some slides showing detail views of pieces as a way of illustrate and stressing points made in the presentation
  • 50 to 100-word statement describing overarching and primary ideas (not process) that your work is shaped by. Put this on your web site as a blog post or a page titled Statement: January 2017 [10%]
  • Blog/Web site must be up to date (at minimum: current statement as above, current CV, images of some work done over the past 2 months) [10%] Send Prof. Malde a link to this site by January 17, 2017.

Discussion of Reading: Bucklow, Chris. “Eplilogue”, from What is in the Dwat: the universe of Guston’s final decade, Chris Bucklow.


  • Studio visits / critiques on a first-come-first-serve basis
  • Review of web sites and any related technical matters


  • Studio visits
  • Thesis readings (Each person in class will ready aloud a 5-minute portion of the ongoing thesis draft, followed by 5 minutes of discussion and suggestions)
  • Discussion: McLuhan: The Medium is the Message and Nate DiMeo: One Bottle, Any Bottle


  • Studio visits
  • Start drafts of CV, bio, statement
  • Web sites reviewed
  • Discussion of deadlines and exhibition updates
  • DUE: Senior Show overall framing concept and title



  • Draft of postcard design due to UAG Director


  • Due Final postcard design for Senior Show
  • Due mailing list addresses in single Excel document (name, street address 1 and 2, city, state, zip) – 10 per exhibitor; draft of poster design — all to UAG Director


Mon-02.27 – MEET WITH WOHL


  • Due: Final Postcard design submitted to Modern Postcard
  • Due: Spreadsheet of addresses, up to 10 each (names, street address 1 and 2, city, state, zip code
  • Due: Solid draft of joint press release and joint statement
  • Due: Solid individual statements, biographies and CVs from everyone
  • Due: 2 each, high resolution images of work to be shown (300 dpi, Artist, title, date, media). Save files as Yourlastname_Titleofwork.jpg

Mon-03.06 – MIDSEMESTER:


Fri- 03.10

  • DUE MIDTERM THESIS PAPERS, noon, emailed to faculty


  • Studio Visits
  • Discuss: Raqs Media Collective: How to be an Artist by Night  (username: drawpaint  password: nabitart
  • Prepare for 04.03- 10 minute presentations: Work in Context

Wed. 03.15

  • Postcards to mailroom for mailing
  • Final Press Release and press-ready images go to press
  • Vinyl title and wall text ordered



  • Due: Final Poster Design. Printed on campus. 


  • Studio visits
  • Framing work and Presentation
  • Thesis writing workshop- bring two printed-out copies of latest version of thesis (at least one should be single-sided), scratch paper, scissors and colored, writing utensils (highlighters, colored pencils/pens) to class.


  • Discuss: Dave Hickey: Romancing the Looky-Loos. (username: drawpaint password: nabitart)
  • Studio visits: Every person needs to show new work.
  • 10 minute presentations on Work in Context



  • Final checklist of works you will be showing WITH PRICES, assembled, formatted labels due, including your name, title of work, date, medium. (Prices will go on price list in binder). Final artist’s statements, resumes and biographies. Assembled in one document, consistent formatting. Due to Dr. MacLaren prior to the start of class.
  • Review and critique of art works
  • Discussion of papers


  • Submit a written assessment of your previous 3 presentations as a MS Word document via e-mail by 5:00PM


  • Delivery of Art work to the UAG- all work must be ready to transport before the start of class
  • Final presentation run-through
  • Discussion of references in your papers
  • Discussion of introductions
  • Discussion of conclusions

Tue-04-18 through Thu-04.20 Installation in UAG

  • all installation materials and equipment must be in the gallery and ready to begin the installation by 10AM Tuesday.
  • SR Exhibition Open to the Public
  • 4:30 PM – UAG Opening Reception, introductory talks


  • 8:00 – 11:00 AM Comps Defenses, UAG
  • Final Presentation Review


  • 8:00 – 11:00 AM Comps Defenses, UAG


  • 8:00 AM Projection check for presentations, Convocation Hall
  • 9:00 – 12:30 PM Comp. Public Presentations, UAG/Convocation


  • 9 AM Final Thesis Due from all Art SRs
  • Class TBA
  • Art SR Dinner

Tues-05.09- Final Exam Period 9 am

Thu-05.11 and Fri-05.12?

  • UAG Staffed by Art SR volunteers


  • Baccalaureate reception in gallery, 1-3 pm, Show comes down 3 – 5