Special Topics: Murals - Art 4180 Section 001
4.0 credit hours. Fridays from 9:40 AM-3:55 PM. RM 342, Art Building.
The Benefits of the Mural Class
The Department of Art and Art History, City of South Salt Lake, Utah Division of Services for the Blind & Visually Impaired, Primary Children's Medical Center, University of Utah Housing & Residential Education and other organizations and businesses have created opportunities for University of Utah Art Majors to paint site-specific community murals.
These public art projects will provide you valuable experience for your future art careers, including the challenges of working in a collaborative environment, large scale painting, presenting conceptual ideas and compositions, and creating art within the parameters of a public art project. Read student testimonials.
The past classes have gone to cities such as, Wendover, San Francisco, Chicago and New York City. Please look at the travel scholarships page for more information.
- Timely completion of three studio projects that fulfill course criteria
- Timely completion of presentation assignments
- Cohesive verbal presentation of studio artworks during critiques
- Completing all reading assignments prior to the scheduled discussion and then self-motivated and energetic participation in those discussions
- Active participation in all group critiques of studio projects
- Active participation in all class discussions and technical demonstrations
- Adhere to the attendance policy for the course as outlined in the syllabus
- Retrieving information relating to course assignments from websites
- Maintaining an active email account that you can check on a regular basis (as a student the university will provide you with an account)
“The University of Utah seeks to provide equal access to its programs, services and activities for people with disabilities. If you will need accommodations in the class, reasonable prior notice needs to be given to the Center for Disability Services, 162 Union Building, 581-5020 (V/TDD). CDS will work with you and the instructor to make arrangements for accomodations.”