Faculty Profile

Ward Davenny

Professor of Art (1992)

Contact Information

davenny@dickinson.edu

Weiss Center for the Arts Room 325
717.245.1305
http://users.dickinson.edu/~davenny/image_gallery.html

Bio

Professor Davenny's works, primarily prints and drawings based on the landscape, are exhibited nationally.

Education

  • B.F.A., San Francisco Art Institute, 1977
  • M.F.A., Yale University, 1982

2015-2016 Academic Year

Spring 2016

ARTH 122 Fund of Composition & Drawing
Working from observation and using a variety of media, this basic studio drawing course will explore issues common to both representational and non-representational art. This course serves as the foundation to upper-level two-dimensional offerings. This course fulfills the Arts (Division I C) distribution requirement.

ARTH 230 Life Drawing
The course will be devoted to working from the human form during which the students will be expected to develop a sense of two-dimensional line and three-dimensional illusionistic form through the use of such graphic media as pen and ink, pencil, charcoal, Conté crayon, etc. Prerequisite: 122 or permission of the instructor.

ARTH 330 Advanced Life Drawing
Advanced problems and issues in drawing the human form. Prerequisite: 230 or permission of the instructor.

ARTH 360 Studio Projects
Selected advanced studio techniques and concepts. The content of each course will be altered periodically. Prerequisites: two studio art courses at the 100- or 200-level, or permission of the instructor.