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Brigham Young University. Department of Visual Arts

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1996-

Administrative History

The Department of Visual Arts (1996-) is a department in the College of Fine Arts and Communications at Brigham Young University.

The Department of Visual Arts was established as a part of the College of Fine Arts and Communications in 1996 with the merging of the Department of Art and the Department of Design. The Department Chairs are: Michael D. Day (1996-1998), Mark J. Johnson (1998-2004), John W. Telford (2004-2006), and Linda Sullivan (2006).

The Department of Visual Arts was established to prepare competent professionals in various fields of plastic and graphic arts, to prepare qualified designers in problem solving of two- and three-dimensional application, to train historians who can critically appraise works of art, to prepare art educators to teach visual arts at various levels, and to help individuals develop their aesthetic sense.

Citation

Small but pressing matters, 2002: colophon (BYU Department of Visual Arts)

Department of Visual Arts home page, 24 Aug. 2009 (Department within the College of Fine Arts and Communications at Brigham Young University)

Brigham Young University organizational history, Aug. 8, 2011 (Dept. of Visual Arts; Department of Visual Arts; est. 1996; formed in merger of earlier departments of Art and Design; administered by College of Fine Arts and Communications; provides training in plastic and graphic arts, two- and three-dimensional design, art history, and art education)

Brigham Young University Organizational History Project website, viewed Jul. 27, 2011 (Department of Visual Arts; established 1996; College of Fine Arts and Communications; previously the Department of Art and the Department of Design; Department Chairs: Michael D. Day (1996-1998), Mark J. Johnson (1998-2004), John W. Telford (2004-2006), and Linda Sullivan (2006); designed to prepare competent professionals in various fields of plastic and graphic arts, to prepare qualified designers in problem solving of two- and three-dimensional application, to train historians who can critically appraise works of art, to prepare art educators to teach visual arts at various levels, and to help individuals develop their aesthetic sense)

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Department of Art exhibit slides, 1955-1995

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5532 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains exhibit slides of student art shows, faculty art shows, various galleries, Mormon Festival of Arts, and other Fine Arts exhibitions. Dated 1955-1995.
Dates: 1955-1995

Department of Theatre and Media Arts administrative files, 1986-2010

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5575 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains questionnaires from the Higher Education Arts Data Services, meeting minutes, and forum and newsletter archives. Dates range from 1986 to 2010.
Dates: 1986-2010

Department of Theatre and Media Arts records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5575
Scope and Contents Contains syllabi from various classes within the Department of Theatre and Media Arts. Also included are questionnaires from the Higher Education Arts Data Services, meeting minutes, and forum archives. Materials date from 1986 to 2010.
Dates: 1986-2010

Department of Visual Arts awards and donation records, 1986-2005

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5532 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains award information and donation financial records of the Brigham Young University Department of Visual Arts. Dated 1986-2005.
Dates: 1986-2005

Department of Visual Arts exhibit records, 1988-2005

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5532 Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains exhibit brochures, outlines, drawings, correspondence, and other materials concerning student and faculty fine arts exhibitions, galleries, and other exhibition records. Dated 1988-2005.
Dates: 1988-2005

Department of Visual Arts faculty histories, 1959-2010

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5532 Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains files regarding employment of various faculty within the Visual Arts department. Files include letters of recommendation and endorsements for hiring. Files also contain resumes and lists of accomplishments. Contents also includes correspondence regarding advancement, funding, and termination. Included are funding forms, leave of absence forms, and research materials and findings. Dates range from 1959-2010.
Dates: 1959-2010

Department of Visual Arts records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 322
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence, minutes of meetings, memoranda, curriculum outlines and budget reports concerning departmental developments and procedures, 1966-1974. The collection also includes slides used for Interior Design classes and presentations including slides on color, architecture, textiles, flooring, lighting, furniture, walls, and other elements of design, and various time periods including English Tutor, Greek Revival, Victorian, Art Deco, Georgian, colonial style, post-war, Arts and...
Dates: 1966-2007

Department of Visual Arts records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5532
Scope and Contents Contains award information and donation financial records from the Brigham Young University Department of Visual Arts, as well as exhibit slides, brochures, outlines, drawings, correspondence, and other materials concerning student and faculty fine arts exhibitions, galleries, and other exhibition records. Materials date from between 1955 and 2010.
Dates: 1955-2010

Graduate Studies records on Department of Visual Arts, 1991-2004

 Sub-Series — Carton: 18, Folder: 13-15
Identifier: UA 1141 Series 6 Sub-Series 54
Scope and Contents Materials are related to the graduate program of the Department of Visual Arts from 1991-2004. Materials include reports, department reviews, and proposals.
Dates: 1991-2004