Calgary Board of Education
 

Art

Pathway Overview

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"I love Art because….I get an hour and a half a day to develop skills with new varied projects.  Its a great way to see progression, coming in everyday and seeing a project slowly getting finished."

"I Love Art because…. I’m able to express myself using other mediums other than words."

"I Love Art because …. It is a way I can express myself without using words and it is where I can grow upon my skills and make friendships."

"I Love Art because….I can create things that don’t exist!"

"I Love Art because …There are no limits!"

Art 10

This introductory course allows students to express themselves using a variety of media types including
painting, drawing, clay and sculpture. Students benefit from the talents of two teachers in order to
enrich their knowledge and skills in both 2D and 3D art.

Take Art because…it broadens your ability to use different techniques and understand what art means. 
You not only learn but you are able to express yourself the way you love.

Art 20, 30

Theatre

Students who are passionate about exploring numerous methods of self-expression in drawing, painting and other 2D work continue in this stream. Students have an opportunity to design projects based on their own interest. They enjoy developing and refining background knowledge in design, color and rendering skills beneficial in many design and fine art professions as well as a body of work that can be used for a portfolio. In addition, students will explore the history of art in Western Culture, and will examine the impact of international influences and modern technology on society within this stream.

Art 21, 31

Students passionate about exploring numerous methods of self-expression in sculpture, jewellery making and other 3D work continue in this stream. Students have an opportunity to design projects based on their own interest. They enjoy developing and refining background knowledge in design, problem-solving, and sculpting skills that are beneficial in many design and fine art professions as well as a body of work that can be used for a portfolio. In addition, students will explore the history of art in Western Culture, and will examine the impact of international influences and modern technology on society within this stream.

Advanced Placement® Art

Students who enter this program sequence engage in conceptual work involving self-expression. They complete a body of work for portfolio development while fulfilling the requirements for Art 10, 20, 21, 30 or 31. Students have the opportunity to submit a body of work to be professionally juried. Credit for a university level course may be awarded based on their AP portfolio assessment

Meet the Teachers

Ele Davis

Bachelor of Fine Arts University of Calgary

Bachelor of Education University of Calgary

Practicing Professional Artist

Larissa Silkin

Bachelor of Fine Arts University of Victoria

Bachelor of Education University of British Columbia

Masters in Educational Leadership University of Calgary

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