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

2016-2017 Academic Year

Fall 2016

ARTH 228 Printmaking Survey
A studio course in which students will gain a working knowledge in each of the three major areas of printmaking: intaglio, lithography, and relief-printing. Prerequisite: 122 or permission of the instructor.

ARTH 321 Advanced Drawing
A studio course to explore further, those issues covered in 122, but focusing on the creation of light and space. Landscape, architecture, still-life and the model will serve as subject matter. A large variety of media will be used, including pastel, monotype, ink, acrylic paint and charcoal. Prerequisite: 122 or permission of the instructor.

ARTH 410 Senior Studio Seminar, Part 1
The first in a two-course sequence required for senior studio art majors. Critiques of students' work will include examination of timely topics in the visual arts and the relationship of the artist to society. Critiques, selected critical readings, museum visits and visiting artists will provide the basis for discussion. Prerequisite: Majors only or permission of instructor. Co-requisite: One studio course.