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Visual Art

AVI - Grade 9 Visual Arts

This course offers an overview of visual arts as a foundation for further study. Students will become familiar with the elements and principles of design and the expressive qualities of various materials through working with a range of materials, processes, techniques, and styles. They will learn and use methods of analysis and criticism and will study the characteristics of particular historical art periods and a selection of Canadian art and the art of other cultures.

AVI - Grade 10 Visual Arts

This course emphasizes learning through practice; building on what students know; and introducing them to new ideas, materials, and processes for artistic thinking and experimentation. Student learning will include the refi ned application of the elements and principles of design, incorporating the creative and design processes, and the relationship between form and content. 

AVI M - Grade 11 Visual Arts

Taught by Ms. Mayne in room 323, this course provides students with opportunities to further develop their skills and knowledge in visual arts. Students will explore a range of subject matter through studio activities, and will consolidate their practical skills. Students will also analyse art works and study aspects of Western art history, as well as Canadian art forms and art forms from various parts of the world.

AVI - Grade 12 Visual Arts

Taught by Ms. Mayne in room 323, this course focuses on the refinement of students skills and knowledge in visual arts. Students will analyse art forms; use theories of art in analysing and producing art; and increase their understanding of stylistic changes in modern and contemporary Western art, Canadian (including Native Canadian) art, and art forms from various parts of the world. Students will produce a body of work demonstrating a personal approach.

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Visual Arts in the News:

PCHS is proud to host Geoffrey Pounsett

Apr 05, 2018
Mr. Pounsett has appeared in dozens of Movies & TV shows

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Mr. Pounsett is a Toronto-based director, actor and educator.  He will speaking to the Sr. Drama class and Specialist High Skills student. 

Mr. Pounsett has acted in the following movies:
-Impulse (TV Series) 2018
-Far Cry 5 (Video Game) (voice) 2018
-It  2017
-Max and Shred (TV Series) 2016
-Murdoch Mysteries (TV Series) 2011-2015
-Total Recall 2012
-The Firm (TV Series) 2012
Plus dozens more!!!

He is a graduate of Queen’s University and George Brown Theatre School, where he now also teaches.