ART SCHOOLS


 
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Emily Carr University of Art and Design‎
1399 Johnston St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3R9, Canada/ 1604.844.3800/ www.ecuad.ca

Emily Carr University of Art + Design, established in 1925, is a world leader in education and research. Encouraging experimentation at the intersection of art, design, media and technology, our learning community merges research, critical theory and studio practice in an interdisciplinary environment. Alumni and faculty are internationally recognized as award-winning creators and thought leaders who have enormous impact on both the cultural sector and economy. We engage students, industry, and society to continuously explore and think differently about creativity and how it shapes our world. Emily Carr is building a state-of-the art campus for 21st century learning at Great Northern Way, slated to open Fall 2017. The University will be at the centre of a new social, cultural, educational, and economic engine for British Columbia.

 

 
 
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NSCAD University
5163 Duke St, Halifax, NS B3J 3J6, Canada/ 1902.444.9600/ nscad.ca

NSCAD is no ordinary art institution. It’s a place for curious minds to freely explore. A place for critical thinkers who never tire of asking why? What for? What if? At NSCAD, we think of curiosity as the spark that ignites everything. And year and year, our halls are filled with new faces who share this same fire. Located in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia – Atlantic Canada’s largest and most vibrant city – NSCAD is an immersive environment in which adventurous thinkers and makers discover their passion and themselves. NSCAD offers a rigorous, interdisciplinary educational experience that is unlike any other art school in the country.

 

 
 

Alberta College of Art and Design
1407 14 Ave NW, Calgary, AB T2N 4R3, Canada/ 1403.284.7600/ www.acad.ca

Alberta College of Art + Design is located in Calgary on the North Hill overlooking the Bow River and the downtown skyline, in a 245,000 square foot building that was designed in 1973 specifically as an art college. ACAD's close proximity to downtown, via light rail transit, is a distinct advantage to our students, providing them with easy access to Calgary's galleries, museums and cultural events. ACAD is committed to a solid studio-based experience for students in fine art, design and new media - an experience balanced with relevant, complementary liberal studies and practical theory. The result is a rigorous studio program, which produces innovative thinkers, creative problem solvers, and visually talented students. ACAD creates a learning environment rich in character and extensive in quantity, quality and professional capability for its student body of artistic thinkers.

 
 
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School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design-York University

4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON, Canada/ 1416.736.5136/ ampd.yorku.ca

Our world increasingly needs creative thinkers to ignite bold new ideas, invent transformative experiences and develop innovative solutions for global challenges. As one of North America’s premier centres for education in the arts, York University’s School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design (AMPD) will unleash your creativity and prepare you to thrive in a world where the single most valuable asset is creativity. Our School is committed to excellence, experimentation and leadership. Learning by doing is the hallmark of our programs. We offer intensive professional training and in-depth academic studies in dance, design, digital media, film, music, theatre and visual arts.

 
 
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Banff Centre
Banff National Park, 107 Tunnel Mountain Dr, Banff, AB T1L 1H5, Canada/ 1403.762.6100/ www.banffcentre.ca

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, formerly known as The Banff Centre (and previously The Banff Centre for Continuing Education), located in Banff, Alberta, was established in 1933 as the Banff School of Drama. It was granted full autonomy as a non-degree granting post-secondary educational institution in 1978. It offers arts programs in the performing and fine arts, as well as leadership training. Banff Centre is a member of the Alberta Rural Development Network. On June 23, 2016, Banff Centre announced a new name and released a new brand identity and strategic plan. It is now called Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, and its new mission is "to inspire artists and leaders to make their unique contribution to society."

 
 

Bishop Marrocco/Thomas Merton Catholic Secondary School

1515 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M6P 1A3, Canada/ 1416.393.5545/ www.tcdsb.org/schools/bishopmarroccothomasmerton/Pages/Default.aspx

Bishop Marrocco/Thomas Merton Catholic Secondary School and Regional Arts Centre (referred to known as The Regional Arts School @ Marrocco, BMTMCSS, Bishop Marrocco/Thomas Merton, or simply Marrocco/Merton), originally known as Bishop Francis Marrocco Catholic Secondary School and St. Joseph's Intermediate and Commercial School is a Catholic secondary school located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada housed in the former West Park Secondary School building. The school is part of the Toronto Catholic District School Board and serves about 1000 students in grades 9 to 12. The schools were named after the Toronto Auxiliary Bishop who worked with Archbishop Pocock in the Archdiocese of Toronto's great efforts in the 1960s to extend the availability of catholic secondary education and the American monk Thomas Merton.

 

 
 
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Canterbury High School (Ottawa)

900 Canterbury Ave, Ottawa, ON K1G 3A7, Canada/ 1613.731.1191/ canterburyhs.ocdsb.ca

Canterbury High School is an Ottawa-Carleton District School Board high school in the Elmvale Acres neighbourhood of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. It is an arts magnet school, and located at 900 Canterbury Ave. It serves 1304 students. While offering both an arts program and a general program, Canterbury is known primarily for the arts. The Arts Canterbury program began in 1983. The school later, as a result of a specialized schools program became an arts magnet school.

 
 
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École des beaux-arts de Montréal

4395 Avenue Papineau, Montreal, QC H2H 1T7, Canada/ 1514.898.4179/ ebama.ca

École des beaux-arts de Montréal (The School of Fine Arts in Montreal; EBAM) was an educational institution founded in Quebec in 1922. The Saint-Jean-Baptiste Society was instrumental in its creation. Its former Sherbrooke Street building now houses the Office québécois de la langue française. Faculty of the school include Edwin Holgate as well as Academy Award-winning animator and painter Frédéric Back, who taught there briefly prior to joining Radio-Canada. The building was completed in 1922 as the Commercial & Technical High School, designed by Montreal architect Jean-Omer Marchand, and is located at 3450 Saint Urbain Street (at Sherbrooke Street) in Montreal. In 1969, the school was incorporated into the Family of the Arts of the University of Quebec at Montreal.

 
 

Fleming College - Haliburton School of Art + Design

297 College Drive, P.O. Box 839, Haliburton, Ontario/ 1866.353.6464/ flemingcollege.ca/school/haliburton-school-of-art-and-design

In this striking setting you will find a campus that serves the arts, the environment and the local community. HSAD is well-known for its 15-week intensive, in-studio certificates, its visual arts and design diplomas and its extensive summer programming. The dramatic architecture of wood, glass and steel lets artists create their work in natural light. Certificates offered are: Artist Blacksmith, Ceramics, Fibre Arts, Photo Arts, Jewellery Essentials, Glassblowing, Drawing and Painting, Digital Image Design, Moving Image Design, and Sculpture.

 
 
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Applied Arts Division-Yukon College
500 College Drive, PO Box 2799, Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada/ 1800.661.0504/ www.yukoncollege.yk.ca

Yukon College (YC) is an integral part of the Yukon, with 13 campuses throughout. Grounded in northern expertise and strong partnerships, YC contributes significantly to the development of a healthy and prosperous north through relevant, innovative and inclusive education and research. The Yukon is home to 37,000 inhabitants, and revered for its wild, mountainous grandeur and beauty.

 
 

Lost Boys Studios

1825 Victoria Diversion, Vancouver, BC V5N 2K2, Canada/ 1604.558.4999/ lostboys-studios.com

Lost Boys Studios – School of Visual Effects is a PCTIA-accredited private academy for visual effects and artistry, located in the historic Gastown district of Vancouver, British Columbia. In 2011, the school moved back to Vancouver to the historic Gastown district and is the only school in North America that is dedicated only to visual effects. Lost Boys Studios also hosts various workshops and studio tours on a regular basis.

 
 

Max the Mutt College of Animation, Art & Design

2944 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON M4C 1M5, Canada/ 1647.490.2161/ maxthemutt.com

Max the Mutt College of Animation, Art & Design (formerly Max The Mutt Animation School) is a Canadian private Career College, located in Toronto, Ontario. Max the Mutt offers diplomas in Classical & Computer Animation & Production (4 years), Illustration for Sequential Arts: Comic Books and Graphic Novels (3 years), and Concept Art for Animation & Video Games (4 years). The curriculum is largely designed, regularly reviewed and updated by working professionals, and most faculty teach part time and are working professionals. As a Career College, the school emphasises professionalism as well as course content. The school was founded in 1997 by Maxine Schacker and Tina Seemann.

 
 

McMaster School of the Arts

1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4M2, Canada/ 1905.525.9140/ sota.humanities.mcmaster.ca

The Faculty of Humanities is dedicated to cultivating a teaching and research environment which reflects the highest standards of our disciplines, and to undertaking ventures in new areas of interdisciplinary inquiry and pedagogy. In the Arts, we continue to strive for a balance between the best traditions of Humanities education and the new forms of knowledge emerging within and at the intersections of disciplines. By learning from past and pressing issues facing our global world today, we promote advances in knowledge that make innovative, positive differences in the diverse lives of our students.

 

 
 

New Brunswick College of Craft and Design

457 Queen St, Fredericton, NB E3B 5H1, Canada/ 1506.453.2305/ nbccd.ca

The New Brunswick College of Craft and Design (NBCCD) is a learner-centered cultural community, providing an excellent foundation for professional practice and personal development and fostering creative enterprise and applied learning in the art of Craft and Design. At NBCCD you will discover your unique creative voice; you will inspire and be inspired by your peers and instructors; and you will become a life-long member of a community of artists that are crafting and designing their careers around the world.

 
 

New Image College

987 Granville Street, Vancouver, British Columbia/ 1866.354.6243/ www.newimage.ca

New Image students are immersed in the professional community surrounding their chosen art from day one. Frequent seminars, guest teachers, and community events keep our students right in the middle of the excitement, adding real experience to their strong foundation of theory and academic mastery. Our Acting and Makeup programs are supported by a full-functioning film production company. Every step of their education is connected to practical goals, and each of those practical goals is part of a larger project: the production of an independent web series, short films, and theatrical performances. Our Acting and Makeup students graduate with professional credits to give them the valuable first credits they need to burst into the industry, and jump start the next stage of their career.

 
 

OCAD University

100 McCaul St, Toronto, ON M5T 1W1, Canada/ 1416.977.6000/ www.ocadu.ca

OCAD University, formerly the Ontario College of Art and Design, is a public university located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The school is within the Grange Park neighbourhood, and adjacent to the Art Gallery of Ontario. The school is Canada's largest and oldest educational institution for art and design. OCAD U offers courses through the Faculties of Art, Design, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and alternative programs. The enabling legislation is Ontario College of Art and Design University Act, 2002.

 
 

Ottawa School of Art

35 George St, Ottawa, ON K1N 1K2, Canada/ 1613.241.7471/ artottawa.ca

The Ottawa School of Art offers a full range of specialized art courses including lifedrawing, landscape painting, photography, ceramics, sculpture, lithography, watercolour, etching, printmaking, and a wide variety of specialized short courses and workshops. Children's and Teens' classes range from multi-media to animation and cartooning, sculpture and construction, pottery, drawing and painting. In addition to art courses, the OSA's programs have grown to include visiting artist-in-residence workshops, a professional exhibitions gallery (which hosts solo and groups shows by local, national and international artists) a one-year Portfolio Development Program, a 3-year Fine Arts Diploma Program, a Community Outreach Foundation and a Bursary Program.

 
 
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The Visual Arts Centre

350, avenue Victoria, Montréal, Québec, Canada/ 1514.488.9558/ www.visualartscentre.ca

With our School of Art – Canada’s largest bilingual independent art school – and our McClure Gallery – an exciting exhibition venue – the VAC offers you a thriving community of artists, teachers and students. We’ve been part of Montreal’s artistic fabric for 65 years. Our courses are open to anyone with a desire to learn. We teach all levels, all ages, all year round.