Welcome to the Visual Arts Department
Grade Nine Course
AVI1O1 Visual Arts, Grade 9, Open
This course offers an overview of visual arts as a foundation for further study. Students will become familiar with the elements and principles of design and the expressive qualities of various materials through working with a range of materials, processes, techniques, and styles. They will learn and use methods of analysis and criticism and will study the characteristics of particular historical periods and a selection of Canadian art and the art of other cultures.
Grade Ten Course
AVI2O1 Visual Arts, Grade 10, Open
Grade Eleven Courses Offered
AVI3M1 Visual Arts, Grade 11, University/College
AWQ3M1 Photography, Grade 11, University/College
Grade Twelve Courses Offered
A VI4M 1 Visual Arts, Grade 12, University/College
This course focuses on the refinement of students’ skills and knowledge in visual arts. Students will analyse art forms; use theories of art in analyzing and producing art; and increase their understanding of stylistic changes in modern and contemporary Western art, Canadian (including Native Canadian) art, and art forms from various parts of the world. Students will produce a body of work demonstrating a personal approach.
AWQ4M1 Photography, Grade 12, University/College
This course introduces new and advanced techniques in the dark room; including multiple exposures and combination prints. Digital manipulation of the photograph using Photo Shop software will be explored.