Choosing the medium

Written Assignment: (500 words or less)

Some artists are generalists, working in a range of different media, but most specialize in a specific medium.

Write a brief paper addressing the following:

Why would an artist choose to work almost exclusively in a single medium?

Why would the choice of medium be important to an artist?

Pick three specific media and explain why an artist might choose to work in each of them. Be specific in describing the kind of work that might be well suited to each medium.

Include an image of an artwork for each of the three media that you choose. Explain how each of the works represents the strengths of that particular medium. (Be sure to cite your source.)