Foundations in Indigenous Fine Arts
A program of the Faculty of Fine Arts in cooperation with the University of Victoria Division of Continuing Studies. The Indigenous Fine Arts Program exists to develop Indigenous writers and artists, and continues the longstanding partnership with the University of Victoria.
Creative Writing courses focus on contemporary creative writing forms. Indigenous world-view is explored in traditional and contemporary oratory, storytelling, and performance arts.
The Visual Arts courses nurture and develop visual expression in various disciplines, including painting, sculpture, and installation art, by actively engaging students in projects, presentations, and exhibits.
Graduates receive a "Foundations in Indigenous Fine Arts Certificate", awarded jointly by the En'owkin Centre and the University of Victoria. Many former En'owkin Fine Arts students have become professional artists, authors, actors, and educators
Note: The University of Victoria Calendar takes precedence over this document
Participants in the 13.5 unit Certificate Program in Foundations in Indigenous Fine Arts must choose 3.0 units of either the core Creative Writing course or the core Visual Arts courses, and may select any combination of courses from the electives to complete 13.5 units of study required for the Certificate in Foundations in Indigenous Fine Arts.
All students must complete:
3.0 units of the core courses (note: students may choose both core foundation courses) which are:
CW 100E - Introduction to Creative Writing (3.0 units) and/ or
ART 100E - Studio Foundation (1.5 units) &
ART150E - Introduction to contemporary Art Theory (1.5 units)
If you are interested in learning more about this program:
En'owkin Centre Programs
En'owkin Centre Partners