An integrated beginning studio art course, which offers students the opportunity to understand and express Hawaiian cultural perspective through contemporary visual arts activities.
HAW 101 or one semester high school Hawaiian.
- Demonstrate a basic understanding of the historical and formal qualities of objects produced by Hawaiians through pre-contact, post-contact, and contemporary times.
- Demonstrate a basic understanding of art making as a means of contemporary notation, conceptualization and visual organization.
- Develop an appreciation of Hawaiian art, the variety and richness of its art forms and the cultural significance inherent in its production.
- Demonstrate how the Hawaiian language informs the process of art making and offers insights into the metaphorical nature intrinsic in Hawaiian art.
- Use various art making techniques and processes to explore personal imagery.
- Collaborate with others to make creative decisions.