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  • Viet Thanh Nguyen’s bestselling novel The Sympathizer won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the First Novel Prize from the Center for Fiction, and a Carnegie Medal from the American Library Association. It was also a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction. Nguyen is also the author of Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America and Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War.

  • Tonya Foster

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    Poet Tonya Foster is the author of the collection A Swarm of Bees in High Court. Her work has appeared in nocturnes, Callaloo, Traffic, Gulf Coast, and other journals. Her essays have appeared in NY Arts Magazine, NYFA Quarterly and The Poetry Project Newsletter. A co-editor of Third Mind: Teaching Creative Writing Through Visual Art, Foster teaches at California College of the Arts and lives in the Bay Area.

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The Process of Abstraction


This ten-week course demystifies the process of abstract painting as students develop their own contemporary painting style. Course explores abstraction that is painterly, hard edged, referential, minimal, constructed, and de-constructed. Examines techniques used by abstract painters, as well as methods used by contemporary artists. Students use acrylics and various mixed media materials.

Prerequisite: XPTG1760 Introduction to Painting: Materials & Techniques; XPTG1037 Painterly Painting

First class materials: Acrylic painting supplies and a canvas


There are no sections for this course for this semester.
Course Details
Course Code: XPTG1155
Meetings: 10
Credit Hours: 1
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