Wednesdays (4:30 – 5:30PM; 6-7 PM) Febr 4, 11, 18, 25, Mar 4, 11, 18, 25, Apr 1, 8
Fridays (4:30 – 5:30PM; 6-7 PM) Febr 6, 13, 20, 27, Mar 6, 13, 20, 27, Apr 3, 10
Saturdays (11:00-12:00PM; 1-2 PM) Febr 7, 21, 28, Mar 7, 14, 21, 28, Apr 4, 11, 18
Instructor: See below
Arts play a complex role in enriching the human experience. This course offers an opportunity to view works of ART in historical and cultural context in the early civilizations through the present day. Learners will explore the key contributions in visual art and architecture music of the civilizations presented in this course.
Learning each week how works of Arts reflect human values and beliefs, students will be able to trace the development of different art forms and understand how the styles have been changed through the eras:
Dr. Jane Goretskaya has studied Art and Art History in both Europe and America. She studied and worked shoulder to shoulder with such famous artists as Matthew Gulyaev, Murry Tinkelman, and David Passalaqua, to name just a few. Dr. Jane Graduated from Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY as Master of Arts with major in Illustration. During her study, she performed as art instructor in the Metropolitan School for the Arts and as an artist, who created wall murals for major exhibitions, including Dinomania, and illustrations for the slide-shows and films for Planetarium in the Museum of Science and Technology in Syracuse, NY. After graduation, Dr. Jane was appointed to work as a professor in Cazenovia College. Later, when she moved to California, Dr. Jane began to look for Doctoral program in Arts, but ended up in Doctoral degree program for Educational Leadership while understanding how it is important to resolve educational issues. During her study at this program, she was appointed as the faculty in several colleges in Silicon Valley to teach Art, Art History, and Portfolio classes for multimedia students. At the same time she provided Fine Art and World Art History workshops and lectures for school age and adults students in schools and private studios, including Living Art studio in Fremont, CA and Lifelong Approaches, in San Jose, CA. After graduation as a Doctor in Education, Dr. Jane has been appointed as a professor in Phoenix University Humanity department, in which she has been facilitated currently for eight years and planning to work here as long as she can. Her subjects include Critical Thinking, World Culture and Arts, Social Media and American Culture, and Cultural Diversity.
Registration required: 408-531-1225
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