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2215 Reeve Street, Port Coquitlam, BC, V3C 6K8| Phone: 604-941-6053| Contact Us
École Riverside Secondary School
School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
Grade 12 Specialty Art Courses:

 Art Careers 12

Art Careers provides experienced art students with the opportunity to further study art, to prepare portfolios for post-secondary institutions or employment and to prepare for showings of work. Art Careers may draw content from any number of visual expression areas and may be individualized to meet the needs and interests of the student. Students will work with the teacher to design and develop independent projects. Marks are based on these projects in addition to written assignments. *Enrolment in the course must be approved by your art teacher and will be dependent upon the approval of the proposed program of studies.

 Graphic Design 12

Pre-requisite Photo 11

Take your design and photography skills to the next level. The emphasis is on personal imagery and style development through graphic design projects. Students will have an opportunity to work in multiple media and develop more advanced art skills while exploring personal interests and favourite subjects. Students will choose from advanced darkroom photography, digital image creation and traditional printmaking methods. Adobe Photoshop will be taught and other print media

 Work Experience 12 - Art Focus

Art Work Experience can be taken in grade 11 or 12. This Art focused program is designed to provide students with work readiness skills and opportunities to explore careers in the Fine Arts. Students complete 100 hours of work experience at sites throughout the community in art related positions. Placements will be tailored to fit with each student’s needs, interests and abilities. In the past students have worked in fields such as: Art Education, Photography, Film, Costume Design, Commercial Design, Robotics, Architecture, Game and Web Design. A portion of the Graduation Transition 12 and Work Experience hours required for graduation are completed during this course. Students will gain valuable experience and references from their work placement easing their transition to post secondary studies and the work world.

École Riverside Secondary School

2215 Reeve Street, Port Coquitlam BC
V3C 6K8
604-941-6053 604-937-8058 riverside@sd43.bc.ca
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
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