The minor in Textile Arts is aimed at all students of any major who wish to delve deeper into artistic creation through textile media and techniques. This minor may be of special interest to Visual Arts, Fashion Design and Interior Design majors.
Proudly, USFQ is the only university in Ecuador that has a serious offer in textile arts subjects, being this a branch of great relevance in the current art world, which places us at the forefront of academic training in textile arts in the country.
Students who opt for this minor will be able to handle different textile techniques and experiment with them to create works and projects of relevance within the context of contemporary textile arts.
To complete this minor it will be necessary to take a theoretical subject (Fundamentals of the Arts), as well as Creation Laboratory 1 to develop their culmination project. Additionally, students will take 3 elective workshops, 2 of which will be in textile techniques (textile elective) and an additional one (complementary elective). In total 5 courses and 15 credits.
|2 required courses
|Fundamentals of the Arts
|Creative Laboratory 1
|Choose 2 elective workshops in textile techniques:
|Macrame Weaving Workshop
|ART 2602 Macrame Weaving Workshop or DMO 2301 Fashion Workshop 1 o ART 1601 Basic Weaving
|Choose 1 complementary elective course from the following list:
|Drawing for Art and Design
|Fundamentals of Sculpture
|Textile Technology Workshop