These are the learning targets for art. Click on the links to gain a deeper understanding of what is required of developing artists.
I can understand and apply use of media, techniques and processes.
I can explore a variety of art media to create multiple and unique solutions for art problems.
I can synthesize techniques and processes to create original works.
I can use different types of technology and resources for research, documentation and creating artwork.
I can understand and apply the concepts, structures and functions in the arts.
I can identify the principles and elements of art and design.
I can apply the elements and principles of design to develop original, creative and strong
I can reflect upon and evaluate the characteristics and merits of their artwork and the artwork of others.
I can describe, analyze, interpret and evaluate artwork.
I can communicate about artwork using art vocabulary.
I can evaluate an artwork by comparing and contrasting it to similar or exemplary works of art.
I can reflect upon my own artwork and explain my artistic choices.
I can revise and refine my artwork using critique and feedback from me and from others.
I can choose and evaluate a range of subject matter, symbols and ideas in art.
I can recognize, discuss, and describe emotion and ideas in an artwork.
I can create artwork to communicate personal thoughts, emotions and ideas visually.
I can evaluate artwork to develop visual knowledge.
I can understand the visual arts in relation to society, history and cultures.
I can identify different artists and their work.
I can research different cultures and/or historical time periods.
I can recognize how artwork reflects the time and culture in which it was created.
I can make connections between visual arts and other disciplines.
I can recognize and use math principles (proportion, scale, measurement, pattern, etc.)
I can recognize and use science principles (color, light, matter, etc.) in art.
I can create artwork in response to another subject area, using literature, music, graphs,
I can develop knowledge of skills required for art related careers.
I can research and discuss careers that require skills learned in art education.
I can develop and prepare my artwork for exhibition in my school and/or community.
I can develop and document my portfolio of artwork for application for post secondary
visual art education and/or related careers.
I can recognize how to apply my art skills to my identified non- art career choices.