The requirements, reviews, and curriculum for CCA's Jewelry and Metal Arts program are designed such that graduating students successfully achieve the following program learning outcomes:
Jewelry and Metal Arts students can effectively present their work in an artist statement that is specific and relevant to the work presented.
Students can speak clearly and respond effectively to questions about their aesthetic intent, creative process, and the future trajectories of their work.
Student can develop their ideas and make work that expresses themselves with the conceptual, material, and technological skills consistent with expectations for entry-level professional practice.
Student demonstrates the ability to make work that is well researched and conceptually rigorous.
Student uses materials in consideration of their physical properties as well as their poetic, formal, social, or cultural implications.
Student demonstrates the technical skill necessary to undertake work on the senior level.
Student has intentionally installed their work to effectively emphasize its visual impact and/or conceptual meaning.
Student combines or synthesizes ideas, images, materials, technique, form, color, and/or spatial dynamics to express themselves in original/innovative ways.
Student can apply their knowledge of historical and contemporary art and design practices to contextualize their work within historical landscapes and contemporary dialogues.
Student understands how meaning is formed through the interrelationship between multiple works, and is moving towards building an independent artistic voice and a cohesive body of work.