AWA3O1 – Visual Arts – Crafts Class (Grade 11 - Open Course)
This course focuses on the skills and knowledge needed to nurture creativity and to promote the artistic and cultural ties that bind us as learners in a classroom, as community, and as a people. This course is designed to develop student expression and creative skills to create individual works using a variety of crafts. Think form and function – artistic design and detail, practical function. Students will also develop an understanding of the historical significance of crafts. This course presents a unique opportunity for students to delve into the traditions and beliefs of their heritage, as many projects involve working with cultural activities from diverse societies. Students may use their personal cultural heritage to inform their studio work that will also enrich the experience of the class as a whole.
Course note: No artistic experience is required to take this course.