Advanced Studio is a class shared by all Kenyon Faculty on a rotating basis.
This site is for Esslinger's Section:
Advanced Studio Syllabus for Spring 2020
Senior Exercise Guidelines 2020
Artist's Statement Guidelines included in Senior Exercise Document
Artist statement Example1
Artist statement Example2
Artist statement Example3
Funding Sources for Senior Exercise
Personal Work Analysis Worksheet
Fall Senior Studio
First Assignment Recipe
Be Generative: Self Motivated and hard-working
Embrace Process: be Curious, playful, dedicated, innovative and unafraid of risk.
Develop metaphors, irony and mystery in your work while avoiding clichés.
Increasingly focus your artistic endeavors over the semester.
Experience Progress in areas that are difficult for you.
Structure your time well and pay attention to detail.
Develop research, writing and documentation skills that compliment your work.
Be Generous : Make art in relationship to others: your class, your community and beyond.
Anchor your work in its appropriate context: historically, culturally, socially, aesthetically and with regard to other courses you are taking and knowledge you have.