News From DVSA

Spring Registration Continues – Download Our Course Brochure Here

Our Spring term begins April 16, 2018, featuring over 120 classes and workshops for adults and children in Drawing, Painting, Pottery, Collage, Sculpture, Photography, Printmaking and so much more. More than 40 of our courses this term are brand new, offering a wide variety of art experiences sure to put a spring in your step. View our Spring courses here. Obtain your PDF of our Spring 2018 Brochure. Download PDF Printed course brochures are available at the school and select locations across the city.    

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

Our “For The Petrified” series for Spring 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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Coming In May – The Juried Student Art Show

DVSA artists, start thinking about your submission for the DVSA Annual Juried Student Art Show, to be held May 3 – June 1 in the DVSA Gallery.  All mediums accepted.  This is a great opportunity to submit for a juried show and receive feedback on your work. Three prizes will be awarded: Juror’s Choice 2D – $100.00 Juror’s Choice 3D – $100.00 Peoples’ Choice – $100.00 Jurors: Barry Coombs – Artist and DVSA instructor Andrea Jackman – Curator, Earls Court

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Children & Teens Summer Camp Programs – Registration Now Open

Our 2018 Summer Art Camp Programs for Children & Teens begin July 3rd and run until August 31st, 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. Have your family take part in an imaginative experience that many children (and parents too!) say is the highlight of summer. Plan Your Day! We offer half or

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We’re Hiring Summer Art Camp Counsellors

Experienced counsellors are needed to help run our 2018 Summer Art Camps program for children and teens.  Ideal applicants will: Be 18+ years of age Be available from July 3 to August 31, 2018 Enjoy being part of a high-functioning and fun team Enjoy art and working with kids You must be currently in school full time and returning to school full time in the fall in order to qualify for our grant funding.  If interested, please send your cover

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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 Spring & Summer terms. Classes available in Painting, Sculpture, Pottery, Drawing, Photography, Printmaking and much more.