Amarillo College Faculty Credentials

Faculty Member:   James Cost
Title:   Professor Arts
Department:   Art
Education
M.A. West Texas State University
M.A. University of West Florida 1978
M. F. A. West Texas State University
B.A. Southwestern Oklahoma State University 1971
Other Credentials
College courses in Painting and Italian Art History, Rome, Italy Campus, Louisiana Tech University, 1969
College course in Graphic Design Desktop Publishing, The University of California, Santa Cruz, 1988
University of West Florida, Fall 1972 ART 4150 Special Methods Art
University of West Florida,Fall 1974 FPE 3300 Contemporary School
University of West Florida,Summer 1975 HY 4500 American Urban History
University of West Florida,Summer 1975 HY 4890 South American History Since 1929
University of West Florida, Fall 1975 CMN 3100 Communication in Society
University of West Florida, Fall 1975 MKT 4420 Advertising
University of West Florida, Winter 1976 CMN 3690 Non-Verbal Communication
University of West Florida,Winter 1976 CMN 5310 Communication Graphics
University of West Florida, Spring 1976, CMN 3130 Rhetoric of Public Communication
University of West Florida, Spring 1976, CMN 4670 Advanced Broadcast Production
University of West Florida, Summer 1976, CMN 6800 Con Southern Public Address
University of West Florida, Fall 1976, CMN 5150 Film Making
University of West Florida, Fall 1976 CMN 6000 Introduction to Graduate Studies
University of West Florida, Spring 1977 CMN 5720 Communication Ethics
University of West Florida, Summer 1977 FIL 4403 History of Motion Pictures
University of West Florida, Fall 1977 SPC 6442 Small Group Theory
University of West Florida, Summer 1977 FIL 6507 Film Theory and Critique
University of West Florida, Winter 1978 COM 6312 Research Methods
West Texas State University, Fall 1980, ART 5511 Special Problems in Drawing
West Texas State University, Fall 1980, ART 5401 Aesthetics, Advanced Criticism
West Texas State University, Spring 1981, ART 5519 Special Problems in Painting
West Texas State University, Spring 1981, ART 5511 Fall 1980, ART 5511 Special Problems in Drawing
West Texas State University, First Summer 1981, ART 5551 Problems in Art History
West Texas State University, First Summer 1981, ART 5519 Special Problems in Painting
West Texas State University, Second Summer 1981, ART 5553 Research Problems in Art History
West Texas State University, Fall 1981, ART 5590 Graduate Problems
West Texas State University, Fall 1981 ART 5590 Graduate Problems
West Texas State University, Fall 1981, ART 5553 Research Problems in Art Histor
West Texas State University, Spring 1982, ART 5512 Special Problems in Painting
West Texas State University, First Summer 1982, ART 5551 Problems_MS in Art History
West Texas State University, First Summer 1982, ARTResearch Problems in Art History
West Texas State University, First Summer 1985, ART 5553 Research Problems in Art History
West Texas State University, First Summer 1985, ART 5519 Special Problems PRCF in Painting
West Texas State University, Second Summer 1985, ART 5561 Special Problems in Illustration
West Texas State University, Second Summer 1985, 5565 Special Problems in Graphic Design
West Texas State University, Fall 1985, ART 5561 Special Problems in Illustration
West Texas State University, Fall 1985 ART Special Problems in Graphic Design
West Texas State University, Spring 1986, ART 5561 Special Problems in Illustration
West Texas State University, Spring 1986, ART 5601 M.F.A Thesis
West Texas State University, First Summer 1986, ART 5602 M.F.A. Thesis
West Texas State University, Second Summer 1986, ART 5602 M.F.A. Thesis
Previous Positions
Personnelman second class, U. S. Navy 08/12/1971 04/15/1975
Art Director Commerial Impressions Advertising 05/01/1975 07/01/1977
Saint Regis Paper Company packaging designer 07/02/1977 03/01/1978
Art Director Creative Consultants Advertising 03/02/1978 06/01/1979
Master Instructor of Commerical Art, Texas State Technical Institute 07/01/1979 05/18/1989
Instructor of Art, Southwestern Oklahoma State University 01/10/1990 08/24/1992
Art Director, Amarillo Observer Magazine 10/01/1992 08/25/1993
Master Instructor and department head, Commercial Art, Texas State Technical College 08/24/1993 08/25/1995
Publications, Presentations, Public Works and Awards

2018 Marquis Who’s Who Lifetime Achievement Award for Art, Design, and Higher Education

Instructor of the Year, Texas State Tecnical Institute, 1983
Instructor of the Year, Texas State Technical Institute, 1981
Excellence in Teaching Award, by the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD, 1994
Grumbacher Award for Excellence in Art, 1984
Who's Who in American Community Colleges, 1988
Who's Who in American Community College, 1993
Co-chair, American Advertising Association District 10 Student Competition, 1998
Amarillo Advertising Federation Member of the Year, 1999
Courses Taught at Amarillo College
Course ID Course Name Term
ARTCT-1079-2004 Drawing without Fear I 2016FA
ARTCT-1079-2001 Drawing without Fear I 2016FA
ARTS-1317-001 Drawing II 2016FA
ARTCT-1079-2003 Drawing without Fear II 2016FA
ARTS-1316-003 Drawing I 2016FA
ARTS-1311-002 Design I 2016FA
ARTS-1311-004 Design I 2016FA
ARTS-1316-004 Drawing I 2016FA
ARTCT-1127-3001 Painting Without Fear I 2016SP
ARTS-1316-001 Drawing I 2016SP
ARTS-1316-002 Drawing I 2016SP
ARTS-2316-001 Painting I 2016SP
ARTS-1311-001 Design I 2016SP
ARTCT-1079-3001 Drawing Without Fear I 2016SP
ARTS-1316-002 Drawing I 2017FA
ARTS-1316-003 Drawing I 2017FA
ARTS-1311-004 Design I 2017FA
ARTS-1317-001 Drawing II 2017FA
ARTCT-1079-1005 Drawing Without Fear II 2017FA
ARTCT-1079-3002 Drawing Without Fear I 2017SP
ARTS-1301-006 Art Appreciation 2017SP
ARTS-1316-002 Drawing I 2017SP
ARTCT-1127-3001 Painting Without Fear I 2017SP
ARTCT-1079-3006 Drawing without Fear I 2017SP
ARTS-1316-001 Drawing I 2017SP
ARTS-1311-001 Design I 2017SP
ARTS-1317-001 Drawing II 2017SU
ARTCT-1079-4002 Drawing without Fear II 2017SU
ARTCT-1079-4001 Drawing without Fear I 2017SU
ARTS-1316-001 Drawing I 2017SU
ARTCT-1079-1004 Drawing Without Fear II 2018FA
ARTS-1316-002 Drawing I 2018FA
ARTCT-1079-1003 Drawing Without Fear I 2018FA
ARTS-1301-005 Art Appreciation 2018FA
ARTS-1317-001 Drawing II 2018FA
ARTS-1311-003 Design I 2018FA
ARTCT-1135-3001 Oil/Acrylic Painting II 2018SP
ARTCT-1079-3006 Painting Without Fear 2018SP
ARTCT-1200-3001 Watercolor II 2018SP
ARTS-1316-001 Drawing I 2018SP
ARTS-2316-001 Painting I 2018SP
ARTCT-1079-3003 Drawing Without Fear I 2018SP
ARTS-1311-001 Design I 2018SP
CHILD-1142-4033 Watercolor (Grades 6-12) 2018SU
CHILD-1142-4032 Acrylic Painting (grades 6-12) 2018SU
CHILD-1142-4031 Anime Drawing (Grades 6-12) 2018SU
CHILD-1142-4030 Drawing (Grades 2-5) 2018SU
ARTS-1301-001 Art Appreciation 2019FA
ARTS-1301-004 Art Appreciation 2019FA
ARTS-1316-002 Drawing I 2019FA
ARTS-1301-005 Art Appreciation 2019FA
ARTS-1317-002 Drawing II 2019FA
ARTS-1311-003 Design I 2019FA
ARTS-1311-001 Design I 2019SP
ARTCT-1079-3004 Drawing Without Fear I 2019SP
ARTS-1316-001 Drawing I 2019SP
ARTS-2316-001 Painting I 2019SP
ARTS-1301-005 Art Appreciation 2019SP
ARTS-1301-001 Art Appreciation 2019SU
CHILD-1142-4004 Anime Drawing (Grades 6-12) 2019SU
CHILD-1142-4005 Watercolor (Grades 6-12) 2019SU
ARTS-1317-001 Drawing II 2020FA
ARTS-1301-004 Art Appreciation 2020FA
ARTS-1316-002 Drawing I 2020FA
ARTS-1301-005 Art Appreciation 2020FA
ARTS-1316-001 Drawing I 2020SP
ARTS-1311-001 Design I 2020SP
ARTCT-1065-3002 Drawing Without Fear I 2020SP
ARTS-2316-001 Painting I 2020SP
ARTS-1311-003 Design I 2021FA
ARTS-1317-001 Drawing II 2021FA
ARTS-1316-002 Drawing I 2021FA
ARTS-1316-001 Drawing I 2021SP
ARTCT-1079-3001 Painting Without Fear I 2021SP
ARTS-1311-001 Design I 2021SP
ARTCT-1065-3003 Drawing Without Fear I 2021SP
ARTS-2316-001 Painting I 2021SP
ARTS-2316-001 Painting I 2022SP
ARTS-1311-001 Design I 2022SP
ARTS-1316-001 Drawing I 2022SP