LSWA 140 - Arts and Humanities
Fall 2022, Section 001 - Art in Public Spaces
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Lloyd Hall Scholars for Writing and the Arts (LSWA)
Department: LSA Lloyd Hall Scholars
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Requirements & Distribution:
Credit Exclusions:
A maximum of 20 Lloyd Scholars for Writing and the Arts credits (including any LHSP credits) may be counted toward a degree.
Lab Fee:
Advisory Prerequisites:
Participants in the Lloyd Scholars for Writing and the Arts Program. Non-LSWA students welcome and may request permission to enroll pending availability.
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
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This art class will introduce students to a variety of creative processes involved in the making of public art. Students in this course will work individually and collaboratively on projects ranging from the creation of a Pop-Up Luminary Sculpture Processional to be presented at ArtPrize (an internationally renowned art competition located in Grand Rapids, Michigan) to creating public artworks based on students individual passions with a focus on designing innovative ways to introduce these creative works into the public sphere.

This will be a full ‘hands-on’ experience which will challenge students’ aesthetic assumptions while exploring techniques and tools for the making of large-scale theatrical and sculptural elements. Although this course does not require any previous art experience, due to the public nature of the projects, it will be expected that the student already possess an excellent work ethic as well as the ability to grasp and apply aesthetic principles quickly in a flexible and creatively demanding, team-oriented environment.

This course satisfies LSWA course requirements for FALL 2022; however, this course is not limited to LSWA students. This course also satisfies LSA’s Creative Expression requirement.

A $150 lab fee is accessed to help defray the direct expenses for materials required for this course.

*Due to the public nature and size of the projects, additional flexible weekly homework hours will be scheduled on an individual/group basis. A required class field trip to ArtPrize is [tentatively] scheduled for the weekend of Sept. 30/Oct. 1.




Intended Audience:

Participants in Lloyd Scholars for Writing and the Arts. Non-LSWA students welcome and may request permission to enroll pending availability. Contact


LSWA 140 - Arts and Humanities
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001 (REC)
 In Person
F 2:30PM - 5:30PM

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