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Artwork by Qian Sun titled The Suspended

If you have any questions about courses please contact:

Karin Staley, the Administrative Coordinator for Undergraduate Studies or;

Bojana Videkanic, the Fine Arts Associate Chair of Undergraduate Studies.

Fine Arts courses overview

A list of Studio courses and their descriptions can be found in the undergraduate calendar coded as FINE

Information about Visual Culture courses offered in Fine Arts can be found under both FINE and VCULT.  For Visual Culture courses offered outside of the Fine Arts department, please see the undergraduate calendar (Honours Fine Arts – Visual Culture, Three-year General – Visual Culture, Visual Culture in a Global Context Minor).

To find out which courses are currently offered and when, please search FINE or VCULT on the Schedule of Classes.

(Please note that students enrolled in studio should expect material costs to range between $60 and $200 per course.)

Topic offerings for Winter 2018

Fine 204  - Wearable Media

This course provides the opportunity to explore new modes of expression thorough the creation of works of art that live on or around the body. This hybrid course balances theory and practice by integrating topics such as the sensing body, the body-as-interface, affordances, prosthesis and performance with hands-on labs and creative projects covering basic electronics, sensors, switches and actuators, software interfaces, microprocessors, and introductory sewing techniques.

FINE 307 Advanced Topics in Studio

These courses provide Fine Arts students with an opportunity to study a range of advanced topics that expand, explore, and refine personal areas of interest in studio practice. Advanced topics are announced term by term.

Fine 307 sec 001 Analog and Digital drawing
Tuesdays 9:00-11:20 am in East Campus Hall (ECH) 1230
For more information contact Matthew Carver
**requires a tablet – please contact Karin Staley regarding tablets

FINE 307 section 002 Expanse: Perspective and Concept
Thursdays 9:00-11:20 am in ECH 1230
For more information contact Matthew Carver 

Fine 308 Honours Studio/Seminar

Fridays 10:00-12:20 in ECH 1230
For more information contact Linda Carson

CS/FINE 383 Computational Digital Art Studio

For Digital Art Specialization students and CS students with a Computational Fine Arts option
See Karin Staley in ECH 1206 for more information.

Tues/Thurs 1:00-3:20 in ECH 1205
Jessica Thompson and Dan Vogel

FINE 392 Special Topics

Performance Art
Tues/Thurs 1:00-3:20 in ECH 1237
For more information contact Bojana Videkanic


SPAN 410 Visual Culture in the Contemporary Hispanic World

Spanish 410 posterThis course is taught in English and explores visual and literary works from Latin America and Spain covering a variety of genres and media, including poetry, novel, short story, theatre, painting, photography, and film. It will examine the many ways in which words and images interact with each other and make meaning. This course can be used to fulfil a requirement in any of the Visual Culture plans and the prerequisite may be waived for VCULT students.