An exciting visual journey through human creativity from Stone Age cave paintings to 21st century Canadian art, from "primitive" South Sea islands to the Northwest Coast to the Arctic, from "domestic arts" to post-modern architecture and industrial design. This course aims to foster enjoyment from our visual world, trying to understand some of the reasons and historical context behind the visual.
Meet Your Instructors:
Peter is a former professor of visual communications at the University of Alberta. His interest in history led him to teach courses in the history of communications, graphic design, printing and all aspects of our designed visual world. An interest in printmaking and the book arts resulted in the establishment of PB + J Press that created handmade books and ltterpress prints. His interst in all things design and art resulted in his book THE MODERN HERITAGE OF NELSON ARCHITECTURE.