BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

FINA-063 - Sculpture -

FINA-063 - Sculpture -

Course Details
Sculpture is an introductory course that focuses on the processes and ideas associated with Indigenous 3-dimensional art. Students will explore and develop traditional to contemporary 3-dimensional forms through a range of materials, designs, techniques, and processes. Nsyilx 3-dimensional art will be given special attention.
Part of the:
  • ACADEMIC/CAREER PREPARATION Department
  • Prerequisites : ENGL 040, or ENGL 10 or equivalent.
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Bachelor Degree or Equivalent.
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week
    Contact Hours: 60
    Student Evaluation
    Procedure:
    Assignments 50-70%, Final Exam 30-50%, Total 100%. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • analyze and discuss traditional and contemporary Indigenous designs, including those found in pictographs, utensils, clothing etc.;
  • demonstrate an understanding of a wide variety of image sources, techniques, and image-development and design strategies in sculpture;
  • demonstrate an understanding of and appreciation for the Aboriginal visual elements and principles of art and design and how they are used to communicate in sculpture; and
  • demonstrate their ability to sculpt using a variety of materials, technologies and processes (including stone, wood, basketry, beading, bone, quills, and plants) from an Aboriginal perspective.
  • Text and Materials: Traditional and contemporary paints and dyes will be required for studio use as specified by the instructor.
    Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: Refer to the ABE Articulation Handbook.
    Other Information: