23 Essex Street
Beverly, MA 01915
Date Posted: March 03, 2021
Region: Eastern Massachusetts
College of Art is seeking an instructor with an undergraduate degree, teaching
certification and/or equivalent professional experience to teach Foundation
Drawing in our Summer Pre-College Program.
The three-week summer residential Pre-College Program (July 12 - July 30, 2021) is
designed for high school students 16 years and older, and provides an intensive
introduction to the life and expectations at an art college. Students receive
rigorous visual art instruction and time to cultivate their foundation drawing
skills, as well as discover new subjects and mediums through our elective
The Foundation Drawing class will meet from 9am-12pm each
weekday throughout the 3-week program.
Foundation Drawing is a comprehensive course in
observational drawing using various media. Concentrating on the formal elements
of line, shape, value, texture and (limited) color in images drawn from
observation, students focus on figure/ground relationships, relative position
and proportion, perspective, and light in relation to volume. Students will
participate in class critiques and independent work is assigned. Throughout the
course, students engage with compositional issues, historic and contemporary
references, and learn to find personal solutions to set problems.
A free service of Mass Cultural Council.
Homepage banner image: Detail of glassworks by Carrie Gustafson (Mass Cultural Council Crafts Fellow ’11).