Carrie Patterson, Chair
Associate Professor of Art
Phone: (240) 895-4252
Office Staff: (240) 895-4225
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Life Model Sessions
Every Tuesday Starting February 4
8:30-10:00 PM, Montgomery Hall
Visiting Artist Talk: Kathleen Hall
February 26th, 4:45 PM, Library 321
Alumni Spotlight: Sarah Sachs
Sarah received her BA in Studio Art from St. Mary's College of Maryland in 2006. In 2008, she received her Masters of Art in Digital Art from Maryland Institute College of Art, and in 2009 she received her Masters of Fine Art in Photography and Digital Imaging, also from Maryland Institute College of Art. Through her fine art work, Sarah explores the dichotomy between human and digital memory, how the two influence one another, and how they are affected by natural and technological elements of decay. She hopes to create a dialogue about the relationships between personal memory, society’s collective memory, and collective cultural identity.
ARTH 321: Ancient Maya Art and Architecture back to courses index
An introduction to the art and history of the ancient Maya of Mesoamerica. The course will address the principal sites and monuments of "Classic" Maya civilization, impart a working knowledge of the hieroglyphic writing system, and survey the political history of the region and independent cities. In particular, the course concentrates on the role of the visual arts in the construction, maintenance and public presentation of elements of royal identity and cosmic order that reinforced the tenuous political power of Maya rulers.
Prerequisite is one of the following: ARTH 100, 220, 250, ART 105, or consent of instructor.