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Foundations in Indigenous Fine Arts


Develop your skills in creative writing or visual arts with this unique program, run in co-operation with the En’owkin International School of Writing and Visual Arts in Penticton, BC. All our courses have an emphasis on Indigenous peoples’ perspectives and cultural content. Study and engage your creative side in an Indigenous context. 

Quick facts

Program options:
Study options:
Part-time study
Program delivery:
Distance/Off-campus, Community-based

Areas of focus

  • Creative writing
  • Visual arts


  • Broadcaster
  • Communications specialist
  • Community art educator
  • Cultural liaison
  • Oral storyteller
  • Performer
  • Videographer
  • Visual artist
  • Writer

Sample courses

  • Introduction to Contemporary Art Theory - ART 150E
  • Structure in Cinema and Television Drama - CW 212E


Visit the En'owkin Centre website to learn more about the Foundations in Indigenous Fine Arts program and how to apply.

All courses in this program meet UVic's academic standards.

English language proficiency

You must demonstrate English language proficiency to attend UVic. Your transcripts are enough to prove proficiency if you've studied full-time in an academic program at the high school or post-secondary level within Canada for at least four years, and all of your instruction was in English.

Learn about UVic's English language requirement.

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