ART 189 : Introduction to Hawaiian Art
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.