BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

FINA-060 - Studio Foundations -

FINA-060 - Studio Foundations -

Course Details
This course will introduce students to Aboriginal arts through media of drawing, painting, printmaking and video. Each discipline will involve image development and design strategies, visual elements and principles of art and design, materials, technologies and processes.
Part of the:
  • Prerequisites : ENGL 040, English 10 or instructor permission or advisor assessed equivalent.
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week
    Contact Hours: 60
    Student Evaluation
    Classroom Assignments 50-70%, Final Journal 30-50%, Total 100% .Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:
  • demonstrate an understanding of a wide variety of image sources, techniques, and image-development and design strategies;

  • communicate an understanding of and appreciation for the influence of personal, social, cultural and historical contexts in developing art from a Nsyilx perspective;

  • communicate an understanding of and appreciation of and appreciation for the visual elements and principles of art and design and how they are used to communicate in developing art from an Nsyilx perspective; and,

  • demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively using a variety of materials, technologies and processes.
  • Text and Materials: Materials and supplies will be required as specified by the instructor.
    Other Resources: Local and visiting artists.
    Transfer Credits: Refer to the ABE Articulation Handbook.
    Other Information: