News From DVSA

Winter Registration Continues! – Download Our Course Brochure Here

  The 2019 year is already warming up with the launch our Winter term featuring over 120 classes and workshops for adults and children in Drawing, Painting, Pottery, Sculpture, Photography, Printmaking and much more. Over 35 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 & Teen Art Programs. View our Winter & March Break courses here. Obtain your PDF of our Winter

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Register Now For March Break Children & Teen Art Camps

Running from March 11 – 15, our March Break Art Camps for children and teens 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 March Break Camps page to see what we have to offer

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Call For Submissions For DVSA’s 49th Annual Art Auction

The crowd was lined up around the block. For the first time in DVSA history, our Live Auction Night was a complete sell out, such was the fervour to bid on artwork during last year’s Art Auction finale. We tallied another record attendance, raised more record funds and made the biggest payout to our contributing artists ever. We plan to keep the momentum going on April 4, 2019 when we kick off our 49th edition. Please consider showing your support by

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Employment Opportunity at DVSA – Weekend Receptionist

Dundas Valley School of Art is looking to hire a part-time Weekend (Sundays) and Special Events Receptionist to join our team. The Receptionist is responsible for handling front office reception and administration duties, including greeting students, answering phones, handling basic inquiries and registrations, and dealing with sales of books, clay, and art. While the position is primarily Sunday, there are also some additional evenings, e.g. First Fridays, special events. Primary responsibilities: Answer phones Answer inquiries about DVSA and School programs. Greet visitors/students Make

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Our “For The Petrified” Series – 4 Classes For Absolute Beginner Artists

Our “For The Petrified” series for Winter offers shorter, absolute beginner courses in four key disciplines – Painting, Drawing, Pottery 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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December and Holiday Hours

With the Fall term now concluded, our Office hours for December are Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. We will be closed for the holidays beginning at noon on Friday, December 21st and reopening on January 2nd, 2019. For the week of January 2-4, our hours will be 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. We will be open Saturday, January 5th and Sunday the 6th, from  9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Winter term classes and our regular hours resume on January

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First Fridays: Licensed To Draw & Licensed To Watercolour

Our wildly popular First Friday series offers 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 opportunity to unwind

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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.