News From DVSA

We’re Hiring Summer Art Camp Counsellors

Experienced counsellors are needed to help run our 2017 Summer Art Camps program for children and teens.  Ideal applicants will: Be 18+ years of age Be available from July 4 to September 1, 2017 Enjoy being part of a high-functioning and fun team Enjoy art and working with kids You must be returning to school in the fall in order to qualify for grant funding.  If interested, please send your cover letter and resume to with the subject line:

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Now Showing In The DVSA Gallery – The 2017 Juried Student Art Show

Open to all DVSA 2016-17 students, the Juried Art Show provides a great opportunity for our students to exhibit and receive feedback on their work. Come and view this year’s inspired selection of art in all mediums, see who won the Juror’s Choice Awards and cast your vote for the People’s Choice Award. Exhibition runs May 4 – June 2 in the DVSA Gallery. Jurors: Pam Norman, Carnegie Gallery & Scott Barnim, Scott Barnim Pottery  

Spring Registration Continues – Download Our Course Brochure Here

  Our Spring term runs from April 17 to June 24, 2017,  featuring over 100 classes and workshops for adults and children in Drawing, Painting, Pottery, Sculpture, Photography, Printmaking and much more. More than 30 of our courses are brand new, offering a wide variety of art experiences sure to put a spring in your step this term. View our Spring courses here. Obtain your PDF of our Spring 2017 Brochure. Download PDF Printed course brochures are available in the school and outside at

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Children & Teens Summer Camp Programs – Registration Now On

  Our 2017 Summer Art Camp Programs for Children & Teens begin July 4th and run until September 1st, offering 9 Weeks of art adventures. Taught by qualified, professional artists, our Summer Art Camps encourage originality and are designed to develop your child’s creative literacy and art skills – all in a fun and supportive studio environment. Plan your Day! We offer half or full day program options and extended drop off and pick up times to help accommodate busy schedules.

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Our “For The Petrified” Series – Now 5 Classes For Absolute Beginner Artists

  Our “For The Petrified” series offers shorter, absolute beginner courses in four key disciplines – Painting, Drawing, Pottery, Sculpture and Printmaking. These courses are designed to offer the encouraging hand-hold you might require to get over any initial creative trepidation. You’ll receive an introduction to the discipline, a chance to explore and experiment, and ultimately a boost of confidence about your artistic potential. After taking a Petrified class, you might just feel ready to take a full Beginner course and continue

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First Fridays: Licensed To Draw & The New Licensed To Watercolour

Back for spring 2017, it’s our ever popular First Friday series with two art options: Licensed To Draw (and Paint) and the brand new, Licensed To Watercolour.  Held on the first Friday of the month, these are a great nights out to socialize and brush up on your life drawing and painting skills. Licensed to Draw (and Paint) These drop-in life drawing and painting workshops featuring “adult libations,” a prime spot in front of a life (nude) model and the opportunity

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There’s An Artist In All Of Us

At Dundas Valley School of Art, we’ve made it our mission to ignite the artist in all of us and celebrate the inspired artwork that emerges. Why? Because we believe that creativity and creative thinking promotes individual growth and that art plays a vital role in changing how we think about the world. The creative process taps into new parts of our brain, gets us posing questions and ultimately connects us with our best selves and full potential. Whether you

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Register now for Spring & Summer 2017. Classes available in Painting, Sculpture, Pottery, Drawing, Photography, Printmaking and much more.