Fine Arts Be engaged. Be challenged. Acquire the professional and entrepreneurial skills you need to follow your own creative path.

General information

Program code
FIAR
Duration
4 Semesters (2 Years)
Credential
Ontario College Diploma
Academic area
Campuses
Delivery
Full-time

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2019 Barrie

Program description

In this program, students develop and foster creative and artistic ability in a variety of studio areas. Students are engaged and challenged to achieve their individual goals and objectives as artists within a variety of traditional and non-traditional media. Students experience both the practical and theoretical components of fine arts. Students gain professional and entrepreneurial skills for professional practice and self employment necessary to successfully operate within the various professions of fine art.

Please see note regarding program-specific fee for Fine Arts.

Career opportunities

A Fine Art education has inherent personal, cultural and critical value. A survey of the careers pursued by graduates of Canadian art schools would give some idea of the practical values of such an education. Graduates can be found pursuing their own professional studio practices, as well as careers in teaching, curating, commercial galleries, and sales.

Admission information

Admission requirements

OSSD or equivalent with

  • Grade 12 English (C or U)

Courses

Mandatory courses

  • DRWG 1000 - Interpretive Drawing 1 (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • PNTG 1000 - Painting 1 (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • PRNT 1000 - Printmaking 1 (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • SCUL 1000 - Sculpture 1 (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • DRWG 1001 - Interpretive Drawing 2 (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • HSTY 1001 - Introduction to Modern Art (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • PNTG 1001 - Painting 2 (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • PRNT 1001 - Printmaking 2 (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • SCUL 1001 - Sculpture 2 (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • ARTS 2001 - Critical Issues for Fine Artists 1 (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • DIGS 2000 - Digital Studio for Fine Artists (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • FINA 2006 - Figure Studio: Drawing and Painting 3 (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • PRNT 2000 - Printmaking and Photo Based Methods 3 (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • SCUL 2000 - Sculpture 3 (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • ARTS 2002 - Professional Practices for Fine Artists (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • DRWG 2001 - Interpretive Drawing 4 (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • PNTG 2001 - Painting 4 (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • PRNT 2001 - Printmaking and Photo Based Methods 4 (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • SCUL 2001 - Sculpture 4 (Semester 4 / 42 hours)

Communications courses

  • Select 1 course from the communications list during registration. (Semester 1)
  • Select 1 course from the communications list during registration. (Semester 2)

General education courses

  • Select 1 course from the general education list during registration. (Semester 1)
  • Select 1 course from the general education list during registration. (Semester 3)
  • Select 1 course from the general education list during registration. (Semester 4)