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Patty Fox
Art Professor


"The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place; from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web." — Pablo Picasso



Contact Information

Office Location: MCML 128, Elko Campus
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  • BFA, University of Nevada / Las Vegas, 1973
  • MFA, Utah State Univeristy / Logan, 1980


Recommended Reading

  • Zorba the Greek, Nikos Kazantzakis
  • Home, Marilyn Robinson
  • Eat, Pray and Love, Elizabeth Gilbert


  • Drawing and Painting
  • Being outdoors


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ART 100
Title:Visual Foundations
Catalog Description: A beginning art class that includes a survey of art and the basic components of design. The class explores visual concepts as they relate to the history of art through class presentations, discussions, and a variety of media. Students should plan for three hours of studio work outside the class. [F*]
ART 101
Title:Drawing I
Catalog Description: A disciplined foundation in drawing concepts based on visual observation skills. [F*]
ART 227
Title:Watercolor II
Catalog Description: Continued exploration of watercolor techniques and concepts. [N] [F]
ART 231
Title:Painting I
Catalog Description: Exploration of various painting media and concepts. [F]
ART 232
Title:Painting II
Catalog Description: Continuation of exploration of painting techniques and concepts. [F]
ART 260
Title:Survey of Art History I
Catalog Description: Presentation of the historical context of major and minor works of art from the ancient world to the Renaissance, art analysis, and criticism. [H*]
ART 299
Title:Special Topics in Studio Art /Watercolor III
Catalog Description: Consideration of special topics and issues in art. Selection will depend upon current interests and needs. May repeat course up to 12 credits. [P/W]
EDEL 331
Title:Teaching Elementary School Art
Catalog Description: Art education in the elementary schools. Meets state licensing requirements.

Photo Gallery

Sunflower painting.
Ranch life painting.
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