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Cert. of Art Foundation

Humber College’s Art Foundation certificate program offers you the opportunity to investigate different areas of artistic media and develop portfolios for entry into further study.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 1 year
Starting in: September 2020
Tuition Fee: CAD 7,496 per semester
Location: Lakeshore Campus (Toronto, Canada)

Expand your horizons with comprehensive training in the basics of current visual arts exploration within a diverse studio environment. Discover your strengths and creative options, and your future in the world of contemporary art.

This Humber College’s Art Foundation certificate program integrates visual art skills across several media and is designed to encourage you to explore a wide range of techniques and concepts. You will work closely with experienced faculty from a variety of creative industries developing innovative approaches and building your strengths through a variety of painting, drawing, photography, digital design, animation and fine art classes, as you gain valuable insights about the contemporary art world.

In just two semesters, you will gain a thorough understanding of many artistic disciplines and build well-developed visual literacy and creative skills. You will apply your acquired knowledge and abilities to create a portfolio of work that will support your personal work or prepare you to pursue related programs at Humber.

Courses include:

  • Drawing
  • Painting and Colour
  • Image Capture and Editing
  • Visual Literacy
  • Digital Design
  • College Reading and Writing Skills

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The Art Foundation certificate program offers you your first step into a creative career. The generalized training in many aspects of art will be a launching pad to more study or into the world of work. Some of the areas that you may choose to pursue include web design, multimedia design, animation, and advertising and graphic design.

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