THE ART DEPARTMENT
Art is a great form of expression through visual means. The Art department at Etobicoke Collegiate is one of the best departments in the city. This page contains information on E.C.I.'s art department
LATEST UPDATES: Etobicoke C.I. Visual Art 2001/2002
|Visual Arts- Comprehensive(Code AVI2A) is a foundation course for all students who wish to learn the basics ideas and
methods of design of art. The studio and history portion of the course shall be explored
with greater emphasis on theoretical, analytical and historic appreciation.
Areas of study includes: Drawing, painting, printmaking, and sculpting.
Visual Arts- Comprehensive(Code AVI3A) continues from AVI2A with more emphasis on personal expression and selection of
subject matter with the in-depth study of composition. Art from the past and present shall
be compared in relation to studio work.
Visual Arts- Photography(Code AVF3A) will explore the communication and artistic uses of the photographic medium by
examining various themes and art styles.
Visual Arts- Comprehensive(Code AVI4A) explores refined self-expression and communication as goals, stressing the
relationships of personal subject matter, media, and techniques. Drawing and painting will
be emphasized, expression in other art form is greatly encouraged and reinforced through
analysis and interpretation of art, past and present.
Visual Arts- Photography(Code AVF4A) builds upon previous knowledge. Photographic themes and art styles will be
examined to understand the communication and artistic use of the camera. The study of
history will help enrich the studio component.
Visual Arts- Balanced(Code AVIOA) is intended for entrance into post-secondery education. It focuses on formulating
and resolving in-depth, artistic problems in either painting, sculpting, printmaking or
photography with 60 hours each in studio and history.