Foundations in Indigenous Fine Arts

Foundations in Indigenous Fine Arts develops the skills of emerging writers and artists

Are you an Indigenous person interested in further developing your skills in creative writing or visual arts in an Indigenous context? Explore this unique certificate program offered in partnership with the En’owkin International School of Writing and Fine Arts in Penticton, BC. This partnership provides accreditation through affilation with the University of Victoria (UVic) Department of Continuing Education. This unique program exists within the learning environment of an Indigenous cultural community. The program promotes diverse Indigenous pedagogies while connecting learners to a larger fine arts network.

Who is this program for? The FIFA program is designed primarily for mature Indigenous students who wish to develop specialized skills in creative writing and/or visual arts in an Indigenous context.

Learners may complete the program on a full-time basis with part-time learning options available. Learners are encouraged to complete the 13.5 units of course work for certificate completion which can ladder into a learning pathway towards a Bachelor of Fine Arts.

Laddering Opportunity for FIFA Students At UVIC