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Urban Studies: Sustainable City

Using the waterfront community as a model, students will assess the past, present and future manifestations of the community through the lens of sustainability. 

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Printmaking: Young Collagraph

Through examination of Inuit prints, your students gain an understanding of the printmaking process and insight into how Inuit artists draw inspiration from the world around them.  With the support of our artist educators, your students will explore the collagraph printmaking process by collaging an imaginary animal using textured materials then ink and print at […]

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Printmaking: Reduction Lino

Reduction printmaking is both beautiful and challenging. Students will be supported through the reduction process, carving away their soft linoleum blocks to create colourful, layered prints. Students draw inspiration from examining works by prominent artists, focusing on prints by Inuit artists. Students will learn about editions and leave with their unique prints. 

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Printmaking: Lino

Your students will be introduced to a brief history of relief printmaking through an examination of artworks by prominent artists, focusing on prints by Inuit artists. They will then design, carve and print a series of colourful relief prints. Students learn the techniques of relief printmaking using a soft linoleum block. 

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Printmaking: Collagraph

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

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Indigenous Studies: 7 Gifts

The 7 Gifts, also known as the 7 Grandfather Teachings, are foundational to understanding life and human conduct. Throughout life, we acquire these gifts through our increased experience and understanding of our world.   Join us in exploring these gifts using Indigenous worldviews to explain their importance in everyday life. Students will complete a visual arts […]

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Indigenous Studies: Exploring Treaties

What do Treaties, Land Acknowledgements and the word “reconciliation” mean? What should we do to foster a positive and reciprocal relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities?   Let’s go beyond the buzzwords and find out what happened in our history, starting in Tkaronto. 

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Clay: Masks

Students explore the far-reaching traditions of making masks across a variety of cultures, with a focus on Indigenous masks of Canada. These masks inspire students to make their unique clay sculptures. 

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Clay: Building Beasts

Welcome to the exciting world of sculptural beasts! Your students learn about gargoyles, totem poles, sphinxes and grotesques and create a ceramic sculpture inspired by the building beasts of history. 

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