An exploration into subject, meaning, and content as it relates to individual concepts and personal expression in the discipline of painting. The structure of this course is self-directed studio practice overseen by the instructor. In this course, the student is expected to work towards creating a consistent and conceptually sound body of work. Painting, as a discipline, often employs methods of production that go far beyond the brush. Painting today may incorporate a multitude of working methodologies that borrow from sculpture, photography, printmaking and digital media; therefore, experimentation with differing media and hybrids in other areas may be explored.