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Lydia Moyer

Professor
Acting Director of Studio Art
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Art
Office location and address
179 Culbreth Rd
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Education
MFA University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, 2005
Biography

Lydia Moyer came to UVA in 2006 after completing an MFA in studio practice at UNC Chapel Hill in 2005. Prior to beginning her graduate studies, she worked both in commercial video post-production in New York City and taught community documentary at Appalshop, Inc., a nationally known media center in Appalachian Kentucky. She received her BFA from the New York State School of Art and Design at Alfred in 1999.

Professor Moyer works between print and video. Her work has been shown widely in festivals and galleries including The European Media Arts Festival in Osnabruck, Germany; The Impakt Festival in Utrecht, the Netherlands; video-dumbo in Brooklyn; the PDX Festival in Portland, Oregon; the Black Maria Festival in Jersey City; Printed Matter in New York City and the Center for Book and Paper at Columbia College in Chicago.

ARTS 1559: New Course in Studio Art
Credits: 1–4
New course in the subject of studio art.
ARTS 2220: Introduction to New Media I
Credits: 3
This class introduces digital techniques in the context of fine art. Topics covered include digital imaging and basic interactive art.
ARTS 2222: Introduction to New Media II
Credits: 3
Building on the skills and concepts established in ARTS 2220, this class introduces animation techniques in the context of fine arts.
ARTS 3220: Intermediate New Media Part I
Credits: 3
This class continues the investigation of digital art begun in ARTS 2220 and 2222 through the introduction of experimental video history and techniques. Prerequisite: ARTS 2220 and ARTS 2222.
ARTS 3222: Intermediate New Media II
Credits: 3
This class focuses primarily on creative and conceptual development within the technical and artistic framework established in previous semesters. Prerequisite: ARTS 2220 and ARTS 2222.
ARTS 4222: Advanced New Media II
Credits: 3
A continuation of artistic investigations begun in ARTS 4220. Prerequisite: ARTS 3220 or ARTS 3222.
ARTS 4450: Distinguished Major Project
Credits: 3
Intensive independent work using either sculpture, photography, printmaking, cinematography, or painting as the primary medium, culminating in a coherent body of work under direction of a faculty member. Prerequisite: Admission to the Distinguished Major Program.
ARTS 4452: Distinguished Major Project
Credits: 3
Intensive independent work using either sculpture, photography, printmaking, cinematography, or painting as the primary medium, culminating in a coherent body of work under direction of a faculty member. Prerequisite: Admission to the Distinguished Major Program. ARTS 4450 Prerequisite: Admission to the Distinguished Major Program.
ARTS 4900: Advanced Project in Art
Credits: 1–4
Investigation and development of a consistent idea or theme in painting, sculpture, or the graphic arts. May be taken more than once under the same course number by students who are sufficiently advanced in studio work. This course is not intended to be used for major credit. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.