905-835-1186 211 Elgin St, Port Colborne, ON L3K 3K4

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.

Visual Art Events:

Visual Arts in the News:

Visual Art on Display

Jan 18, 2019
Check out all of the work at the PC Library

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The Port Colborne Secondary School Visual Arts program was recently invited to display their work at the Port Colborne Library. We choose this opportunity to display several examples of our Pop Art Portraits, Alcohol Ink Abstract Art pieces, and several Mixed Media projects until the end of January.  Please go check them out!

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Students created Pop Art Portraits using acrylic paints on canvas board. The artists experimented with monochromatic value scales and a grid technique for creating detailed portraits.

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Additionally, students had the opportunity to experiment and create Abstract Art with alcohol inks on latex paper under the tutelage of local art instructor, Amanda Braun.

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Lastly, students created a universal message through their mixed media projects. The students employed layering, image transfer techniques, paint, pen and whatever materials they felt like experimenting with to create their designs.

                                                      Mr. S. Krall, Visual Arts Instructor, AVI3M/4MI, PCHSS