The West Virginia University Division of Art is currently registering students for summer classes in digital imaging and arts administration.

The classes run from May 19-June 7 and are open to non-art majors:

  • Introduction to Digital Imaging (Art 293K) will be from 1-6:45 p.m. Monday-Friday. Taught by WVU Assistant Professor of Art Michael Sherwin, the course is designed as an exploration of digital still photography, including color management, image acquisition, manipulation and output. Combining field studies, technical demonstrations and critiques, the class will help students learn how to operate their digital cameras and apply Adobe Photoshop techniques to produce thought-provoking, impressive images. For more information about this class, e-mail Michael.Sherwin@mail.wvu.edu .
  • Arts Administration (Art 315/515) will be from 9-11:45 a.m. Monday-Friday and will be taught by Heidi Sherwin. Arts administration is one of the fastest growing fields in the arts industry, with multiple opportunities in performing and visual arts organizations, such as museums, galleries, theaters, orchestras and dance companies. This course will provide a practical approach to understanding the core concepts of arts management within the performing and visual arts sector. Students will explore topics central to this growing field, including nonprofit management, fundraising and development, arts programming, marketing the arts, special event planning and other related areas. For more information, contact Sherwin at Heidisherwin11@gmail.com .

For registration information, contact the WVU Division of Art at 304-293-4841 ext. 3138, or visit the WVU Extended Learning summer session Web site athttp://www.wvu.edu/~summer/.