Resources

Robin Collyer

The Canadian Encyclopedia: Robin Collyer

A detailed biography with sample works and suggested readings.

 

Centre for Contemporary Canadian Art: The Work of Robin Collyer

Digital collection of over 200 works by Robin Collyer, from the very early to the most recent.

 

Photography

Learning Centre Toolkit: Decoding Photographs

Library and Archives Canada offers this excellent resource, which teaches us how to describe, analyze, interpret, and evaluate photographs.

Examples of photography and resources for both teachers and students are provided. 

 

Cybermuse Lesson Plans: Drawing with Light

Created by the National Gallery of Canada, this exceptional resource explores the art of photography. Includes activities for all grade levels, sample artists and artworks, a historical chronology, a “See and Compare” section, and a glossary of related terms. A section on Robin Collyer is also provided. 

 

Conceptual Art/ Minimalism

Cybermuse Lesson Plans: New Ideas New Materials

Created by the National Gallery of Canada, this resource teaches about Minimalism, Conceptual Art, and “Process” Art. Includes activities for all grade levels, sample artists and artworks, a historical chronology, a “See and Compare” section, and a glossary of related terms.

 

Artlex: Minimalism

A brief definition of Minimalism, several examples of Minimalist art from the early 1900s to the present, and related links.