Write Your Own Story

AFRICAN-AMERICAN TRADITION WORKSHOP* (AFS)

Section and Number: 
AFS 113
1

(Also CAT 113)

  • Multi/Transcultural & Global Awareness

Hand, heart and spirit have been an intrinsic part of the process of creativity, survival and enthusiasm in the African-American community. This studio course will draw inspiration from the rich artistic traditions in the African -American visual arts. We will engage in creative processes such as improvisation, quilting, and collage-concepts and techniques used by Betye Saar, Faith Ringgold, and Romare Bearden. We will study narrative in the works of Ringgold, Jacob Lawrence and others. With this foundation, students will create their own personal narratives.

Prerequisite Details: 

N/A

Note: 

NOTE: Courses marked with an asterisk (*) require special fees. See page 21 (print catalog).