Visual Arts & Contemporary Craft


Grades: 4-12 (Full Day)

Program: Visual Arts & Contemporary Craft

Curriculum Connections: Canadian and World Studies, Geography, History, Native Studies, Social Studies, Visual Arts, French

Students will examine printed artwork by celebrated artists. They will discover texture through the art of collograph – a relief collage used to make prints. Best of all, students will leave with a series of colourful prints.

Key Inquiry Question
How can historic works of art influence your collograph print?

Program Objectives
By the end of the Collograph program, students will:

  • Discover the history of printmaking through the examination of works by prominent artists with a focus on prints by Inuit artists
  • Explore shape, texture, pattern and positive and negative space in printmaking
  • Produce several colourful prints using a collograph relief printing plate

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