News From DVSA

Call For Submissions For DVSA’S 48th Annual Art Auction

Another record attendance, more record funds raised and the biggest payout to our artists ever – it’s clear DVSA’s Annual Art Auction has grown its reach as the must-attend art purchasing event for the Hamilton region. We plan to keep the momentum going on April 5, 2018 when we kick off our 48th edition. Please consider showing your support by submitting a donation of artwork to our most important fundraising event of the year.

Winter Registration Continues – Download Our Course Brochure Here

Our Winter term is underway featuring over 120 classes and workshops for adults and children in Drawing, Painting, Pottery, Sculpture, Photography, Printmaking and much more. 50 of our courses are brand new, offering a wide variety of art experiences to get you inspired this Winter. We’re also ready to go with our March Break Children’s Art Programs. View our Winter & March Break courses here. Obtain your PDF of our Winter 2018 Brochure. Download PDF Printed copies of our Winter course brochure are available

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Register Now For March Break Children’s Art Classes

  Running from March 12 – 16, our March Break Art Programs for children offer restorative daily getaways. Choose from a variety classes and workshops in Drawing, Painting, Pottery, Cartooning, Printmaking, Jewellery Art and more. Taught by qualified, professional artists, the programs encourage originality and are designed to develop your child’s creative literacy and art skills – all in a fun and supportive studio environment. Register early to ensure your spot. Visit our Classes page to see what we have to offer (look

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Now On In The DVSA Main & 2nd Floor Galleries

In the Main Gallery – 9 LIVES 8 Queens and 1 Tom Nine students from DVSA’s Advanced Studio in Fine Art Program exhibit their works from their current studio practice. Exhibition runs from January 4 – 21, 2018. The Advanced Studio in Fine Art offers the opportunity to develop individual expression while participating in a collective exchange of values and interests. More at dvsa.ca/advanced-studio. On the 2nd Floor – Paint The Town An exhibition of paintings inspired by the historic town

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

Our “For The Petrified” series offers shorter, absolute beginner courses in five 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 your

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First Fridays For Winter: Licensed To Draw & Licensed To Watercolour

Back again for Winter 2018, it’s our wildly popular First Friday series with two art options: regular fave Licensed To Draw (and Paint) and the hot ticket item, 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 watercolour 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

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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 the Winter term. Classes available in Painting, Sculpture, Pottery, Drawing, Photography, Printmaking and much more.