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Eileen Bushnell

Professor
School of Art
College of Art and Design

585-475-2731
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Eileen Bushnell

Professor
School of Art
College of Art and Design

Education

BFA, University of Massachusetts at Amherst; MFA, Indiana State University

585-475-2731

Currently Teaching

STAR-678
3 Credits
This course will be a comprehensive introduction to non-toxic silkscreen printing concepts and techniques. Organized to create a broad introductory experience, the course will focus on the expansion of problem solving and skill building within the context of screenprinting. The course will address a wide variety of media, tools, techniques both traditional and technological and the theoretical concepts to facilitate skill development and experimentation with process. Accumulative aspects of the curriculum will include the exploration of historical and cultural concepts of materiality and the multiple, intertwined aspects of personal interpretation and experience. **Fee: There is a lab fee required for this course**
PRNT-601
3 Credits
This course is designed to introduce advanced non-toxic printmaking technical concepts and techniques. The focus will be on non-toxic intaglio printmaking research and how to creatively apply techniques that will result in sophisticated works of art. Course may be retaken. ** Fee: There is a lab fee required for this course**.
PRNT-501
3 Credits
This course is designed to introduce advanced non-toxic printmaking concepts and techniques. The focus will be on non-toxic intaglio printmaking research and how to creatively apply techniques that will result in sophisticated works of art. Course may be repeated. **Fee: There is a lab fee required for this course**
STAR-890
6 Credits
For this final thesis course students continue working with their committee to evaluate work produced, and select the work to be exhibited. In addition, students will work with gallery coordinators and curators to install and exhibit their final body of work. Students are expected to defend their work to the committee through an oral defense and a written document.
PRNT-201
3 Credits
This course is a comprehensive introduction to non-toxic printmaking concepts and techniques. Organized to create a broad introductory experience, the course will focus on the expansion of problem solving and skill building within the context of printmaking. The course addresses a wide variety of media, tools, techniques both traditional and technological, and theoretical concepts to facilitate skill development and experimentation with process. Accumulative aspects of the curriculum include the exploration of historical and cultural concepts of materiality and the multiple intertwined with aspects of personal interpretation and experience. ** Fee: There is a lab fee required for this course**
STAR-578
3 Credits
This course is a comprehensive introduction to silkscreen printing concepts and techniques. Organized to create a broad introductory experience, the course will focus on the expansion of problem solving and skill building within the context of screen-printing. The course addresses a wide variety of media, tools, techniques both traditional and technological and the theoretical concepts to facilitate skill development and experimentation with process. Accumulative aspects of the curriculum include the exploration of historical and cultural concepts of materiality and the multiple, intertwined with aspects of personal interpretation and experience. **Fee: There is a lab fee required for this course**
STAR-799
1 - 6 Credits
Studio Arts Independent Study will provide students with the ability to study in a specialized area with an individual faculty member. Students, with the assistance of a faculty advisor, will propose and conduct a course of study. An approved Independent Study Permission Form must be submitted to Student Services to enroll.
STAR-599
1 - 6 Credits
Studio Arts Independent Study will provide STAR students the opportunity to develop a specialized study course with an individual faculty member. Students, with the assistance of a faculty adviser, will propose a course of study, timeline and outcome for this course. Students must obtain permission of an instructor, be holding a 3.0 gpa and complete the Independent Study Permission Form to enroll.
STAR-790
3 Credits
This is the first of two courses designed to advance a student towards completion of their thesis. Students will work independently on their approved proposal while meeting on a regular basis with their committee chair. Students are required to meet at least twice with their full committee during the semester.
STAR-550
3 Credits
This course will focus on traditional or contemporary processes, techniques, media or materials used in the creation of artwork. Topic will be determined by faculty teaching the course. A topic course description will be published each term the course is offered. This course can be retaken but individual topics may not.

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Invited Paper
Bushnell, Eileen Feeney. "An exploration of biological and cultural paradigms through the use of microbes in printmaking." College Art Association. (2018). Print.