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Art and Environment: Hawaii

Can of Spam resting in the sand among the ocean."Art & Environment: Hawaii" is a semester-long, outdoor field course. Study and discuss the notion of place as it pertains to the to the unique microenvironment of the Hawaiian Islands. This is done by engaging water, natural resources and recreational adventure as means to explore the larger environmental and cultural issues that form and shape the area. Through exposure to sites on location in Hawaii and with the expertise presented by various guests, we will examine what it means to be influenced by geography and explore how that influences our artwork. This course is open to both undergraduate and graduate students. 


This course is open to all WVU students with no pre-requisites.

Faculty Contact

Shoji Satake, Associate Professor of Art