USM Art Department

Minor in Book Arts

See Program Requirements.

The minimum number of art and art history credits (exclusive of the University's Core curriculum) required for the minor: 21

The minor consists of the following:

Studio Art Foundation select two courses (6 credits)

  • ART 141 Surface, Space, Time (2D)
  • ART 142 Surface, Space, Time (3D)
  • ART 151 Fundamentals of Perceptual Drawing

Art History Course (3 credits)

  • ARH 112 Art History: Renaissance to the Present

Upper Level  Courses (12 credits)

  • ART 241 The Visual Book: Form and Content

Select two courses from:

  • ART 341 The Visual Book: Historical Influences on Contemporary Artist's Books
  • ART 342 Book Arts at Stone House (may be taken numerous times)
  • ART 344 New Media Artist's Books

Required Advanced Studio:

  • ART 441 The Visual Book 3: Advanced Studio in Book Arts


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USM's Kate Cheney Chappell 83' Book Arts Center Director Rebecca Goodale teams up with three Maine artists for an exhibition called ANTGIRLS - opening April 11th, 2014 at USM's Atrium Gallery on Lewiston Campus. FMI contact Rebecca at 228-8014.

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