Painting/Drawing



Painters share with poets the magical realms of illusion and metaphor. Derived from a 15,000-year long history, painting today is a complex language that continues to evolve as a vital and everlasting part of contemporary art. Art history reveals that painting offers unending territory for the creative and expressive act. If pursued with rigor, it offers immense rewards as a vehicle to engage with the world while, at the same time, serving as a mirror for cultural understanding and self-reflection.

Painting at KU
Painting students move through a curriculum that builds technical skill and knowledge. You will enjoy the substantial resources and opportunities offered by a large, comprehensive studio art program including individual senior studios, internships, scholarships, travel grants, visiting artists and study abroad trips. Large classrooms accommodate a variety of painting projects, including large-scale work. Faculty members are diverse, active practitioners who exhibit nationally and internationally while teaching structured courses that lead to a variety of special topics and independent study courses. Faculty members actively support student research and mentor students toward success.

Ultimately our goal is to foster each student as an independent working artist. Frequent critiques build communication skills, knowledge and critical analysis. The senior Professional Activities Seminar prepares students for a career by including workshops on graduate school applications, exhibition opportunities and grant applications. Art related positions are introduced by visitors from museums, galleries and arts agencies that may involve art therapy, teaching, restoration, art journalism, and more. Finally, the School of the Arts encourages activity across the arts while the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences offers diverse intellectual inquiry and research support.


Painting and Drawing Courses
PNTG 263 Painting I
Basic problems in painting. Prerequisite: ART 102, and ART 103 or ART 104. LAB.
Spring 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LAB Belangee, Jessica
MW 08:30-11:20 AM CHAL 422 - LAWRENCE
3 68541
LAB
MW 06:30-09:30 PM CHAL 420 - LAWRENCE
3 70445
PNTG 300 Special Topics in Painting: _____
Course to be offered in area of studio activity of specific interest to individual faculty and qualified students. (This course is not regularly offered. The current Schedule of Classes should be consulted.) May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ART 102, ART 103, and ART 104; or permission of instructor. LAB.
Spring 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LAB Akers, Norman
MW 02:30-05:20 PM CHAL 410 - LAWRENCE
3 74529
LAB McCrea, Judith
TuTh 11:30-02:20 PM CHAL 424 - LAWRENCE
3 73874
PNTG 337 Watercolor
Sessions deal with the preparation of watercolor paints and equipment, but the main emphasis is placed on relational concepts affecting tone, structure, and unity in work. While the students are expected to explore some of the traditional approaches to watercolor, they also are encouraged to work with new and innovative ones. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: PNTG 263 or permission of instructor. LAB.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2019 semester.

PNTG 338 Landscape Painting
An introduction to landscape painting. Considerable work is done out-of-doors. Emphasis is placed upon experiencing the environment and the development of individual approach. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: PNTG 263 and permission of instructor. LAB.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2019 semester.

PNTG 364 Painting II
Continuation of PNTG 263. Prerequisite: PNTG 263. LAB.
Spring 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LAB McCaffrey, Michael
MW 11:30-02:20 PM CHAL 422 - LAWRENCE
3 68542
PNTG 368 Painting II, Honors
Continuation of PNTG 263. Prerequisite: PNTG 263; membership in the University Honors Program or 3.25 minimum cumulative grade-point average; and permission of the department. LEC.
Spring 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC McCaffrey, Michael
MW 11:30-02:20 PM CHAL 422 - LAWRENCE
3 68543
PNTG 500 Advanced Special Topics in Painting: _____
Course to be offered in an area of special interest to individual faculty and qualified students. (This course is not regularly offered. The current Schedule of Classes should be consulted.) May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ART 102, ART 103, and ART 104; and twelve hours of Painting courses, or permission of instructor. LAB.
Spring 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LAB Akers, Norman
MW 02:30-05:20 PM CHAL 410 - LAWRENCE
3 74530
LAB McCrea, Judith
TuTh 11:30-02:20 PM CHAL 424 - LAWRENCE
3 70553
PNTG 565 Painting III
Continuation of PNTG 364. Prerequisite: PNTG 364. LAB.
Spring 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LAB McCaffrey, Michael
MW 11:30-02:20 PM CHAL 422 - LAWRENCE
3 68544
PNTG 566 Painting IV
Continuation of PNTG 565. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: PNTG 565. LAB.
Spring 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LAB McCaffrey, Michael
MW 11:30-02:20 PM CHAL 422 - LAWRENCE
3 68545
PNTG 567 Painting III, Honors
Continuation of PNTG 364 or PNTG 368. Prerequisite: PNTG 364 or PNTG 368; membership in the University Honors Program or 3.25 minimum cumulative grade-point average; and permission of the department. LEC.
Spring 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC McCaffrey, Michael
MW 11:30-02:20 PM CHAL 422 - LAWRENCE
3 68546
PNTG 569 Painting IV, Honors
Continuation of PNTG 565 or PNTG 568. Prerequisite: PNTG 565 or PNTG 568; membership in the University Honors Program or 3.25 minimum cumulative grade-point average; and permission of the department. LEC.
Spring 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC McCaffrey, Michael
MW 11:30-02:20 PM CHAL 422 - LAWRENCE
3 68547
PNTG 585 The Figure I
The figure and its environment in various media. Prerequisite: DRWG 314 and PNTG 364. LAB.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2019 semester.

PNTG 586 The Figure II
Continuation of PNTG 585. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: PNTG 585. LAB.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2019 semester.

PNTG 588 The Figure I, Honors
The figure and its environment in various media. Prerequisite: DRWG 314 or DRWG 318 and PNTG 364 and PNTG 368; membership in the University Honors Program or 3.25 minimum cumulative grade-point average; and permission of the department. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2019 semester.

PNTG 589 The Figure II, Honors
Continuation of PNTG 585 or PNTG 588. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: PNTG 585 or PNTG 588; membership in the University Honors Program or 3.25 minimum cumulative grade-point average; and permission of the department. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2019 semester.

PNTG 599 Individual Studies in Painting
Individual studio activity; capstone experience. Course content to be determined by the student under supervision of a faculty member. May be repeated for credit in subsequent semesters; a maximum of nine hours may apply toward the bachelor's degree. Prerequisite: ART 102, ART 103, and ART 104; and twelve hours of Painting courses, or permission of instructor. IND.
Spring 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
IND Akers, Norman
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 67823
IND Hartman, Tanya
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 67824
IND McCaffrey, Michael
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 69750
IND McCrea, Judith
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 70554
PNTG 667 Painting V
Continuation of PNTG 566. Prerequisite: PNTG 566. LAB.
Spring 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LAB Akers, Norman
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 66519
LAB Hartman, Tanya
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 62828
LAB McCaffrey, Michael
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 72894
LAB McCrea, Judith
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 62829
PNTG 668 Painting VI
Continuation of PNTG 667. May be repeated for credit in subsequent semesters. Prerequisite: PNTG 667. LAB.
Spring 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LAB Akers, Norman
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 66520
LAB Hartman, Tanya
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 62830
LAB McCaffrey, Michael
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 72895
LAB McCrea, Judith
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 70555
PNTG 687 The Figure III
Continuation of PNTG 586. Prerequisite: PNTG 586. LAB.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2019 semester.

PNTG 688 The Figure IV
Continuation of PNTG 687. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: PNTG 687. LAB.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2019 semester.

PNTG 869 Painting VII
Individual research in painting. Prerequisite: PNTG 668. RSH.
Spring 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
RSH Akers, Norman
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 66521
RSH Hartman, Tanya
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 62831
RSH McCaffrey, Michael
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 63847
RSH McCrea, Judith
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 62832
PNTG 889 The Figure V
Individual research in the figure and its environment in various media. Prerequisite: PNTG 688. RSH.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2019 semester.

PNTG 970 Painting VIII
Continuation of PNTG 869. Prerequisite: PNTG 869. RSH.
Spring 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
RSH Akers, Norman
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 66522
RSH Hartman, Tanya
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 62833
RSH McCaffrey, Michael
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 63848
RSH McCrea, Judith
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 62834
PNTG 990 The Figure VI
Continuation of PNTG 889. Prerequisite: PNTG 889. RSH.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2019 semester.

DRWG 203 Drawing III
Advanced problems in drawing. Prerequisite: ART 102. LAB.
Spring 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LAB
TuTh 11:30-02:20 PM CHAL 409 - LAWRENCE
3 69441
DRWG 213 Life Drawing I
Figure drawing. Prerequisite: ART 102 and ART 103 or ART 104. LAB.
Spring 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LAB McCaffrey, Michael
MW 02:30-05:20 PM CHAL 405 - LAWRENCE
3 61135
LAB McCaffrey, Michael
TuTh 02:30-05:20 PM CHAL 405 - LAWRENCE
3 74501
DRWG 300 Special Topics in Drawing: _____
Course to be offered in an area of special interest to individual faculty and qualified students. (This course is not regularly offered. The current Schedule of Classes should be consulted.) May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ART 102, ART 103, and ART 104; or permission of instructor. LAB.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2019 semester.

DRWG 304 Drawing IV
Continuation of DRWG 203. Prerequisite: DRWG 203. LAB.
Spring 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LAB
TuTh 11:30-02:20 PM CHAL 409 - LAWRENCE
3 69442
DRWG 314 Life Drawing II
Continuation of DRWG 213. Prerequisite: DRWG 213. LAB.
Spring 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LAB McCaffrey, Michael
MW 02:30-05:20 PM CHAL 405 - LAWRENCE
3 61136
LAB McCaffrey, Michael
TuTh 02:30-05:20 PM CHAL 405 - LAWRENCE
3 74502
DRWG 318 Life Drawing II, Honors
Figure drawing, a continuation of DRWG 213. Prerequisite: DRWG 213; membership in the University Honors Program or 3.25 minimum cumulative grade-point average; and permission of the department. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2019 semester.

DRWG 335 Special Topics in Drawing: _____
Course to be offered in area of special interest to individual faculty, and qualified students. (This course is not regularly offered. The current Schedule of Classes should be consulted.) May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: DRWG 203, or DRWG 213, or permission of instructor. LAB.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2019 semester.

DRWG 500 Advanced Special Topics in Drawing: _____
Course to be offered in an area of special interest to individual faculty and qualified students. (This course is not regularly offered. The current Schedule of Classes should be consulted.) May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ART 102, ART 103, and ART 104; and twelve hours of Drawing courses, or permission of instructor. LAB.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2019 semester.

DRWG 505 Drawing V
Continuation of DRWG 304. Prerequisite: DRWG 304. LAB.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2019 semester.

DRWG 506 Drawing VI
Continuation of DRWG 505. May be repeated for credit in subsequent semesters. Prerequisite: DRWG 505. LAB.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2019 semester.

DRWG 515 Life Drawing III
Continuation of DRWG 314. Prerequisite: DRWG 314. LAB.
Spring 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LAB McCaffrey, Michael
MW 02:30-05:20 PM CHAL 405 - LAWRENCE
3 61137
LAB McCaffrey, Michael
TuTh 02:30-05:20 PM CHAL 405 - LAWRENCE
3 74503
DRWG 516 Life Drawing IV
Continuation of DRWG 515. May be repeated for credit in subsequent semesters. Prerequisite: DRWG 515. LAB.
Spring 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LAB McCaffrey, Michael
MW 02:30-05:20 PM CHAL 405 - LAWRENCE
3 61138
LAB McCaffrey, Michael
TuTh 02:30-05:20 PM CHAL 405 - LAWRENCE
3 74504
DRWG 518 Life Drawing III, Honors
Figure drawing, a continuation of DRWG 314 or DRWG 318. May be repeated for credit in subsequent semesters. Prerequisite: DRWG 314 or DRWG 318; membership in the University Honors Program or 3.25 minimum cumulative grade-point average; and permission of the department. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2019 semester.

DRWG 519 Life Drawing IV, Honors
Figure drawing, a continuation of DRWG 515 or DRWG 518. May be repeated for credit in subsequent semesters. Prerequisite: DRWG 515 or DRWG 518; membership in the University Honors Program or 3.25 minimum cumulative grade-point average; and permission of the department. LEC.
DRWG 535 Special Topics in Drawing: _____
Course to be offered in area of special interest to individual faculty, and qualified students. (This course is not regularly offered. The current Schedule of Classes should be consulted.) May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: 12 hours of drawing and permission of instructor. LAB.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2019 semester.

DRWG 599 Individual Studies in Drawing
Individual studio activity; capstone experience. Course content to be determined by the student under supervision of a faculty member. May be repeated for credit in subsequent semesters; a maximum of nine hours may apply toward the bachelor's degree. Prerequisite: ART 102, ART 103, and ART 104; and twelve hours of Drawing courses, or permission of instructor. IND.
DRWG 807 Drawing VII
Individual research in drawing. Prerequisite: DRWG 506. RSH.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2019 semester.

DRWG 817 Life Drawing V
Individual research in figure drawing. Prerequisite: DRWG 516. RSH.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2019 semester.

DRWG 908 Drawing VIII
Continuation of DRWG 807. Prerequisite: DRWG 807. RSH.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2019 semester.

DRWG 918 Life Drawing VI
Continuation of DRWG 817. Prerequisite: DRWG 817. RSH.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2019 semester.


PAINTING FACULTY
Norman Akers
Associate Professor
785-864-2957
Chalmers Hall, Room 506
Tanya Hartman
Associate Professor
785-979-0850
Chalmers Hall, Room 513
Michael McCaffrey
Visiting Assistant Professor
Judith McCrea
Professor
785-864-5739
Chalmers Hall, Room 503
Professor
785-864-5084
Chalmers Hall, Room 103C


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