Malena Barnhart

Residential Faculty - Art

Art

Art

Office: AC 30 - Room: AC 12

443-929-2590 (alt)

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
3:25 PM - 4:25 PM3:20 PM - 4:20 PM3:25 PM - 4:25 PM3:20 PM - 4:20 PM   
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM    

Online

      
   By appointmentBy appointmentBy appointmentBy appointment

During my office hours, you will be able to find me in the Art and Communications Building in either room AC-12 or AC-3E.

 

 

Classes Taught

Fall 2022

ART142 Introduction to Digital Photography 3 Credits
Fundamentals of digital photography. Includes camera operations, exposure techniques, introduction to digital output, and theory of digital photography. Prerequisites: None.
ART142 is required for the Certificate of Completion in Digital Arts: Digital Photography and Graphic Design. It is also required for all tracks of the AAS Digital Arts Degree. Information: 480-461-7526 or see the Art Department website at www.mesacc.edu/departments/art. Fully-adjustable, high-resolution, digital camera is required. (digital SLR recommended). Art100, Introduction to Computer Graphic Art, is highly recommended as a precursor to this course. This class is taught using Macintosh computers. A DSLR camera is required. Due to COVID related campus lab closures, students will be provided an Adobe Creative Cloud account tied to their MEID username, for home use on PC or Mac computers (smartphone or tablet mobile devices are not supported) during the duration of this course. Students should review the minimum configuration requirements to run Adobe CC on their personal device at: https://helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/system-requirements.html. Your instructor will provide login directions on the first day of class.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28314
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
12:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Closed

ART177 Digital Photographic Imaging I 3 Credits
Introduction to multiple elements of digital imaging. Basic foundation in photographic manipulation of images, with special attention to aesthetic foundations underlying photographic composition.
A grade of C or better required in all Prerequisites. Prerequisites or Corequisites: ART100 or permission of Instructor.
ART177 is required for all tracks of the AAS Digital Arts Degree and all tracks of the AAS Digital Arts Certificate of Completion. Software used: Adobe PhotoShop. This class is taught using Macintosh computers. ART100 prerequisite may be waived by permission of instructor. Due to COVID related campus lab closures, students will be provided an Adobe Creative Cloud account tied to their MEID username, for home use on PC or Mac computers (smartphone or tablet mobile devices are not supported) during the duration of this course. Students should review the minimum configuration requirements to run Adobe CC on their personal device at: https://helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/system-requirements.html. Your instructor will provide login directions on the first day of class.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28297
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
4:25 PM - 7:00 PM

Class Started

ART289 Computer Illustration 3 Credits
Introduction to the multiple elements of commercial illustration using the microcomputer. Basic foundation in the use of computer techniques including color paint and draw programs for the production of commercial illustrations for publications and printed matter. Use of and output devices.
A grade of C or better required in all Prerequisites. Prerequisites or Corequisites: ART100 or permission of Instructor.
Due to COVID related campus lab closures, students will be provided an Adobe Creative Cloud account tied to their MEID username, for home use on PC or Mac computers (smartphone or tablet mobile devices are not supported) during the duration of this course. Students should review the minimum configuration requirements to run Adobe CC on their personal device at: https://helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/system-requirements.html. Your instructor will provide login directions on the first day of class.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
31313
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWe
4:25 PM - 7:00 PM

Class Started

ART290AC Studio Art 3 Credits
Studio course for art majors allowing continuation in a subject field.
Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor.
Call Art Department at 480-461-7524 for Permission Numbers.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30260
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
4:25 PM - 7:00 PM

Class Started

Notes: Students my contact department at 480-461-7524. Advanced digital photography. This class is intended for students who have taken ART143 and/or ART177. Students may contact instructor at: malena.barnhart@mesacc.edu

Spring 2023

ART142 Introduction to Digital Photography 3 Credits
Fundamentals of digital photography. Includes camera operations, exposure techniques, introduction to digital output, and theory of digital photography. Prerequisites: None.
Information: 480-461-7524 or see the Art Department website at www.mc.maricopa.edu/dept2/art/. It is recommended that students with little or no computer experience or those not familiar with Macintosh computers complete ART 100 prior to enrolling in ART142. ART142 is required for the Certificate of Completion in Digital Art: Digital Photography. It is also required for the AAS Digital Arts Digital Photography Track. A DSLR camera is required. Due to COVID related campus lab closures, students will be provided an Adobe Creative Cloud account tied to their MEID username, for home use on PC or Mac computers (smartphone or tablet mobile devices are not supported) during the duration of this course. Students should review the minimum configuration requirements to run Adobe CC on their personal device at: https://helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/system-requirements.html. Your instructor will provide login directions on the first day of class.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28314
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
TuTh
12:30 PM - 3:10 PM

Open

5 of 14
Seats Available

ART177 Digital Photographic Imaging I 3 Credits
Introduction to multiple elements of digital imaging. Basic foundation in photographic manipulation of images, with special attention to aesthetic foundations underlying photographic composition.
A grade of C or better required in all Prerequisites. Prerequisites or Corequisites: ART100 or permission of Instructor.
It is recommended that students with little or no computer experience or those not familiar with Macintosh computers complete ART 100 prior to enrolling in ART177. ART177 is required for majors in the AAS in Digital Arts. Required for the Certificate of Completion in Digital Arts: Digital Illustration and Graphic Design. Software used: Adobe PhotoShop. Due to COVID related campus lab closures, students will be provided an Adobe Creative Cloud account tied to their MEID username, for home use on PC or Mac computers (smartphone or tablet mobile devices are not supported) during the duration of this course. Students should review the minimum configuration requirements to run Adobe CC on their personal device at: https://helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/system-requirements.html. Your instructor will provide login directions on the first day of class.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28316
Dobson Campus
Live Online
AC 3E
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
01/18/2023 - 05/12/2023
Mo
We
12:30 PM - 3:10 PM

Open

4 of 16
Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Class 28316 Students may contact instructor at: malena.barnhart@mesacc.edu

ART289 Computer Illustration 3 Credits
Introduction to the multiple elements of commercial illustration using the microcomputer. Basic foundation in the use of computer techniques including color paint and draw programs for the production of commercial illustrations for publications and printed matter. Use of and output devices.
A grade of C or better required in all Prerequisites. Prerequisites or Corequisites: ART100 or permission of Instructor.
ART169 and ART177 is highly recommended prior to registering for ART289. Adobe Illustrator. Due to COVID related campus lab closures, students will be provided an Adobe Creative Cloud account tied to their MEID username, for home use on PC or Mac computers (smartphone or tablet mobile devices are not supported) during the duration of this course. Students should review the minimum configuration requirements to run Adobe CC on their personal device at: https://helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/system-requirements.html. Your instructor will provide login directions on the first day of class.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28296
Dobson Campus
AC 3E
Live Online
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
01/18/2023 - 05/12/2023
We
Mo
4:25 PM - 7:00 PM

Open

2 of 14
Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 28296 Students may contact instructor at: malena.barnhart@mesacc.edu

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

ART290AC Studio Art 3 Credits
Studio course for art majors allowing continuation in a subject field.
Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor.
Call Art Department at 480-461-7524 for Permission Numbers.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
31105
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
TuTh
12:30 PM - 3:10 PM

Open

5 of 14
Seats Available

Notes: Class 31105 Advanced Photography; this class is intended for students who have taken either ART133 or ART143.

Class 31105 Contact the instructor at: malena.barnhart@mesacc.edu for permission to enroll.

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

30400
Dobson Campus
AC 3E
Live Online
In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/18/2023 - 05/12/2023
We
Mo
4:25 PM - 7:00 PM

Open

2 of 14
Seats Available

Notes: Class 30400 Advanced Computer Illustration; this class is intended for students who have taken ART289.

Class 30400 Contact the instructor at: malena.barnhart@mesacc.edu for permission to enroll.

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