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.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LAB McCaffrey, Michael
TuTh 08:30-11:20 AM CHAL 420 - LAWRENCE
3 20748
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.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LAB McCrea, Judith
TuTh 11:30-02:20 PM CHAL 424 - LAWRENCE
3 18584
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. Prerequisite: ART 120 or permission of instructor. LAB.

The class is not offered for the Fall 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 Fall 2019 semester.

PNTG 364 Painting II
Continuation of PNTG 263. Prerequisite: PNTG 263. LAB.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LAB Hartman, Tanya
MW 11:30-02:20 PM CHAL 420 - LAWRENCE
3 18728
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.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Hartman, Tanya
MW 11:30-02:20 PM CHAL 420 - LAWRENCE
3 18729
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.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LAB McCrea, Judith
TuTh 11:30-02:20 PM CHAL 424 - LAWRENCE
3 18585
PNTG 538 Advanced Landscape Painting
A continuation of art practice in 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 338. LAB.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2019 semester.

PNTG 565 Painting III
Continuation of PNTG 364. Prerequisite: PNTG 364. LAB.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LAB Hartman, Tanya
MW 11:30-02:20 PM CHAL 420 - LAWRENCE
3 18580
PNTG 566 Painting IV
Continuation of PNTG 565. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: PNTG 565. LAB.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LAB Hartman, Tanya
MW 11:30-02:20 PM CHAL 420 - LAWRENCE
3 18581
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.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Hartman, Tanya
MW 11:30-02:20 PM CHAL 420 - LAWRENCE
3 18582
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.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Hartman, Tanya
MW 11:30-02:20 PM CHAL 420 - LAWRENCE
3 18583
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 Fall 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 Fall 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 Fall 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 Fall 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.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
IND Akers, Norman
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 17247
IND Hartman, Tanya
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 17248
IND McCaffrey, Michael
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 22098
IND McCrea, Judith
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 17249
PNTG 667 Painting V
Continuation of PNTG 566. Prerequisite: PNTG 566. LAB.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LAB Akers, Norman
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 16161
LAB Hartman, Tanya
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 12837
LAB McCaffrey, Michael
12:00-12:00 PM KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 29034
LAB McCrea, Judith
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 12838
PNTG 668 Painting VI
Continuation of PNTG 667. May be repeated for credit in subsequent semesters. Prerequisite: PNTG 667. LAB.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LAB Akers, Norman
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 16162
LAB Hartman, Tanya
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 12839
LAB McCaffrey, Michael
12:00-12:00 PM KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 29035
LAB McCrea, Judith
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 12840
PNTG 687 The Figure III
Continuation of PNTG 586. Prerequisite: PNTG 586. LAB.

The class is not offered for the Fall 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 Fall 2019 semester.

PNTG 869 Painting VII
Individual research in painting. Prerequisite: PNTG 668. RSH.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
RSH Akers, Norman
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 16163
RSH Hartman, Tanya
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 12841
RSH McCrea, Judith
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 12842
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 Fall 2019 semester.

PNTG 970 Painting VIII
Continuation of PNTG 869. Prerequisite: PNTG 869. RSH.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
RSH Akers, Norman
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 16160
RSH Hartman, Tanya
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 12843
RSH McCrea, Judith
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 12844
PNTG 990 The Figure VI
Continuation of PNTG 889. Prerequisite: PNTG 889. RSH.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2019 semester.

DRWG 203 Drawing III
Advanced problems in drawing. Prerequisite: ART 102. LAB.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2019 semester.

DRWG 213 Life Drawing I
Figure drawing. Prerequisite: ART 102 and ART 103 or ART 104. LAB.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LAB McCaffrey, Michael
MW 02:30-05:20 PM CHAL 405 - LAWRENCE
3 18596
LAB McCaffrey, Michael
TuTh 02:30-05:20 PM CHAL 405 - LAWRENCE
3 11061
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.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LAB Hartman, Tanya
MW 02:30-05:20 PM CHAL 420 - LAWRENCE
3 24172
DRWG 304 Drawing IV
Continuation of DRWG 203. Prerequisite: DRWG 203. LAB.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2019 semester.

DRWG 314 Life Drawing II
Continuation of DRWG 213. Prerequisite: DRWG 213. LAB.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LAB McCaffrey, Michael
MW 02:30-05:20 PM CHAL 405 - LAWRENCE
3 18597
LAB McCaffrey, Michael
TuTh 02:30-05:20 PM CHAL 405 - LAWRENCE
3 18160
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.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC McCaffrey, Michael
TuTh 02:30-05:20 PM CHAL 405 - LAWRENCE
3 18161
LEC McCaffrey, Michael
MW 02:30-05:20 PM CHAL 405 - LAWRENCE
3 20500
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 Fall 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.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LAB Hartman, Tanya
MW 02:30-05:20 PM CHAL 420 - LAWRENCE
3 24173
DRWG 505 Drawing V
Continuation of DRWG 304. Prerequisite: DRWG 304. LAB.

The class is not offered for the Fall 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 Fall 2019 semester.

DRWG 515 Life Drawing III
Continuation of DRWG 314. Prerequisite: DRWG 314. LAB.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LAB McCaffrey, Michael
MW 02:30-05:20 PM CHAL 405 - LAWRENCE
3 18598
LAB McCaffrey, Michael
TuTh 02:30-05:20 PM CHAL 405 - LAWRENCE
3 18162
DRWG 516 Life Drawing IV
Continuation of DRWG 515. May be repeated for credit in subsequent semesters. Prerequisite: DRWG 515. LAB.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LAB McCaffrey, Michael
MW 02:30-05:20 PM CHAL 405 - LAWRENCE
3 18599
LAB McCaffrey, Michael
TuTh 02:30-05:20 PM CHAL 405 - LAWRENCE
3 18163
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.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC McCaffrey, Michael
TuTh 02:30-05:20 PM CHAL 405 - LAWRENCE
3 18164
LEC McCaffrey, Michael
MW 02:30-05:20 PM CHAL 405 - LAWRENCE
3 20501
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.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC McCaffrey, Michael
TuTh 02:30-05:20 PM CHAL 405 - LAWRENCE
3 18165
LEC McCaffrey, Michael
MW 02:30-05:20 PM CHAL 405 - LAWRENCE
3 20502
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 Fall 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.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
IND Akers, Norman
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 17166
IND Bitters, Shawn
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 17170
IND Hachmeister, John
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 17172
IND Hartman, Tanya
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 17173
IND McCaffrey, Michael
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 21707
IND McCrea, Judith
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 17175
IND Nam, Yoonmi
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 17176
IND Rosenthal, Benjamin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 18188
IND Velasco, Francisca
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 17178
DRWG 807 Drawing VII
Individual research in drawing. Prerequisite: DRWG 506. RSH.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2019 semester.

DRWG 817 Life Drawing V
Individual research in figure drawing. Prerequisite: DRWG 516. RSH.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
RSH McCaffrey, Michael
MW 02:30-05:20 PM CHAL 405 - LAWRENCE
3 20503
RSH McCaffrey, Michael
TuTh 02:30-05:20 PM CHAL 405 - LAWRENCE
3 18166
DRWG 908 Drawing VIII
Continuation of DRWG 807. Prerequisite: DRWG 807. RSH.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2019 semester.

DRWG 918 Life Drawing VI
Continuation of DRWG 817. Prerequisite: DRWG 817. RSH.
Fall 2019
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
RSH McCaffrey, Michael
MW 02:30-05:20 PM CHAL 405 - LAWRENCE
3 20504
RSH McCaffrey, Michael
TuTh 02:30-05:20 PM CHAL 405 - LAWRENCE
3 18167

PAINTING FACULTY
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


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