STUDENT PORTFOLIO

This is a group of selected artworks made by my college level students between 2013-2022

PAINTING

Painting 1

Assignment: Painting a Day

5 paintings a day, 1 per day. Paintings should take no more than 1.5 hrs. Oil on paper

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Spring 2016

Figure Painting 

Assignment: Limited Palette Figure painting

3 hour, from life, limited palette, oil on paper

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Student: Blair Updike, Fall 2017

Painting 1

Assignment: Self-portrait no face allowed

End of semester project, full color palette, Any substrate, any type of paint

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Student: C. Hooper, Spring 2016

Painting 1

Assignment: Striped Reflections- Still life painting including both stripes or patterns and reflective objects. Oil on Canvas 16"x 20"

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Student: Nichole Ormsbee, Spring 2019

Advanced Painting 

Assignment: Self directed. Must be created on a non-traditional format or substrate

2 weeks, any palette, any size

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Student: Hannah Ward, Spring 2018

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Painting II

Assignment: Master Copy

Pick any established or historical artist of choice and recreate the artwork in the correct size, material, etc. The finished product should look as close to the original as possible. 

Any artist contemporary or historical, any paint media, any size

Student: Julia Patrick, Summer 2019

DRAWING

Drawing 1

Assignment: Black and White Striped fabric Still life. From Observation -White and black charcoal on toned paper

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Student: Tammy Ngyuen, Fall 2018

Drawing 2

Assignment: Animal Machine

Combine machine parts and animal parts, any drawing material, 16" x 20" or larger

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Student: Ava Edmonds , Spring 2020

Portrait Drawing

Assignment: Pattern & Texture Portrait drawing.

Any material, 16" x 20"

Artist Reference: Chuck Close

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Student: Tara Lehning, Fall 2017

Drawing 2

Assignment: Collage Compositions. Create 40 small collage compositions using mixed materials, drawing materials. Use a consistent color scheme/aesthetic

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Student:  Fall 2016

Drawing II

Distorted Perspectives- Take an  image and break up the traditional perspective by rearranging, modifying or constructing shapes to create a new design. Any material, 16" x 20" or larger.

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Student:  Spring 2016

Portrait Drawing

Pick any established or historical artist of choice and recreate the artwork in the correct size, material, etc. The finished product should look as close to the original as possible. 

Any artist contemporary or historical, any drawing media, any size

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Student:  Fall 2017

Drawing 1

Assignment-Landscape drawing

White and black charcoal on paper

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Student:  Fall 2019

DESIGN

Design 1

Assignment: Color theory Grid

Depict 4 distinct color harmonies across 1 image or 4 separate images. Acrylic on Bristol

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Student:  Camry Fall 2017

2d-design

Full Color abstraction using shape and color harmony

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Student:  Jesus Nieves Spring 2018

2d Design

Assignment: Monochrome Value Scale and Portrait, Gouache on Bristol.

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Student:  Lauren Latourette Fall 2019

2d Design

Assignment: Color Theory- Exploration in Color Harmonies. One color harmony per design.

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Student: Fall 2016

PORTFOLIO EXAMPLES

These are examples of final projects related to the students concentration of choice.

Portfolio -Advanced mixed media

Assignment: Self-directed large scale portfolio depicting Thesis direction. Artwork must be 2-3 times larger than any previous assignment, must go beyond direct representation, must be exhibited alongside an artist statement.

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Student: Hannah Carter, Spring 2018

Large scale Painting & Drawing mixed media on canvas

48" x 48" 

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Student: Lori Williams, Spring 2017

Double sided windows with layers of transferred drawings and photographs

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Student: Mariana Mora, Spring 2018

Mixed Media photography

Yarn, thread, on large scale printed Digital Photography

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Student: Krystal Ladonna, Spring 2017

Oil on Canvas, Large scale doll series, painted from observation