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Arts 175: Senior Graphic Design Seminarmarieannalee

This week
Week One 

Monday, January 12 

            Review syllabus, discuss course structure 
            Senior Exhibition Committees
            Discussion/review of what needs to be included in the portfolio (variety)
            Discuss the role of the portfolio
            Review student portfolio work
(1) Bring all work to next class: spend some time reviewing your existing work. Be 
prepared to discuss your thoughts, objections and desires relative to your work.
(2) Order textbook/download

Wednesday, January 14
            Review student portfolio work
            Introduce Individual Projects
(1) Write portfolio proposal, develop visual timeline.
(2) Bring ideas for possible Individual projects
(3) Bring existing Personal identity (if any)

Deadlines at Glance

Personal Identity Package
January 26 Personal Identity sketches/ refinements 
February 4 Personal identity critique  (B&W and color logos due); Review identity system applications (preliminary versions)
February 2 Hand in draft Resumes 
February 11 Pre-Critique for all elements
February 23 Critique of all elements
March 4 Hand in all elements

Portfolio Book
February 3 10 ideas/sketches for portfolio book due
February 9 3 refined ideas for portfolio book 
February 18 final portfolio book style, layout grid and 6 sample layout spreads 
(printed, at least one spread actual size); Portfolio book production proposal (paper, printing, binding, and cover)
February 25 Review 8 refined sample spreads and a contents page 
March 4/6 33% of portfolio book content due
March 23 70% of portfolio book, intro to portfolio book due
March 30 Bring sample printed pages
April 20/22 Print and bind book; Mock Thesis Presentations with sample pages
April 27 Book/Case Due

Exhibition and Portfolio Review
February 25, Name for exhibition finalized
March 18, Exhibition postcard due to duplicating
March 25 Exhibition Statement (250 words max) and image of work exhibited due 
Mon-Fri, April 13–17, Install Time         
April 20–May 9, Senior Exhibition
Wednesday, April 22, Opening reception, 6–8pm
Monday, April 27 and Wednesday, April 29, Portfolio Reviews (tentative)
Saturday, May 9, Commencement
Monday, May 11, De-installation 1:00pm–3:00pm

Other Project Deadlines
January 21 Portfolio Proposals & timeline due 
January 26 Individual Project proposal due / Revised timeline due
January 28 Portfolio Influences due 
March 4/6 Mid Semester Portfolio Reviews By Appointment / Five finished portfolio pieces due / 33% of portfolio book content due
March 18 1st Outside Review Due
April 6 PURCC statements due, submit online / All 10 projects finished
April 20 Website critique / 2nd Outside Review Due
April 22 Website due 
April 27 Hand in digital version (pdf) of all of your projects for this class (identity, resume, portfolio book [as spreads, no crop marks], exhibition pieces, promo package, ...)


Office Room:

Office Hours:

Marie Lee
Arts Center, rm. 120

MTWTh 12–1pm
by appointment only


Meeting Days:
Meeting Hours:
Class Location:

Spring /2014
Arts Center 109
Jan 12–Apr 30 2015

marie anna lee • assistant professor • department of the visual arts • university of the pacific•