APSU Notes

ART 1035 Introduction to Art
Art Project: Symbols in Collage

Due: February 27, 2022 at 11:59 PM

Learning Outcomes (What this will help you understand):

  • Explain and distinguish between symbolism and iconography
  • Describe connections between symbolism, iconography, and storytelling
  • Identify metaphorical meaning in art

Required Materials:

  • Magazines, photographs, or other paper objects
  • Scissors
  • Glue Sticks or Adhesive
  • 9x12 or 11x14 piece of paper


  • Create a collage using symbols that represent you
    • Cut out a variety of objects that represent you, do not use a photograph of yourself. You can use magazines, images, words, or anything else you can glue down to your paper.
  • Overlap the images so that you cover the whole surface of the paper.
    • None of the background paper should be visible.
  • Photograph or Scan your collage and submit your assignment in .jpg or .pdf on D2L.
    • Crop your submitted image close to the edge of your collage.

You will be graded on effort, not artistic skill.