St. Johns River State College will offer two art history classes this spring on the St. Augustine campus. The non-credit courses will be taught by local artist and Florida School of the Arts instructor David Ouellette.
Art History I – Pre-Historic Aegean Culture through Greek, Roman, Late Antiquity and Byzantine Art
This course will cover the art of the Aegean Culture including the palaces, painting and sculpture of the Cycladic Islands, Crete and Mycenae. Students will study ancient Greek art from the emerging Geometric and Orientalizing periods through the Early and High Classical periods and the Hellenistic times. Roman art, with its many influences, will be reviewed from the Republic, the Early, High and Late Empirical times through Late Antiquity and Byzantine art.
Art History II – The catalyst of 13th century Italian art and its development through the 14th and 15th centuries to the Early and High Renaissance
Students will review the art of Northern Europe and Spain during this time period, including the Mannerist style and the dramatic works of the Baroque period, followed by Rococo and Neoclassical styles of art. The course will conclude with the Romantic period and the great landscape artists of Germany, England and America.
Registration fees are $62.50 for each of these courses, and there are no requirements or prerequisites to register.
To register, download the continuing education registration form from the website at: SJRstate.edu/continuinged.html. Applications are also available on the St. Augustine campus in the administration building. The application and payment can be delivered in person to the St. Augustine campus, or mailed to 2990 College Drive, St. Augustine, FL 32084. For additional information, call (904) 808-7400, extension 5.
Local artist and Florida School of the Arts instructor David Ouellette will teach two art history leisure courses on the St. Augustine campus this semester. The courses are non-credit and have no prerequisites required for registration.