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FORGE YOUR ARTISTIC STYLE

Department Highlights

State-of-the-art facilities with evening and weekend access. 

Small classes taught by professional, practicing artists. 

50 years of visual arts leadership.  

Weekly exhibition opportunities to showcase students’ artistic and curatorial talent. 

Learn a range of artistic processes through hands on instruction. 

We introduce analogue processes rooted in historical techniques alongside advanced, future-forward digital processes. 

Programs Offered

Visual Arts - Studio

Available to these degrees: BFA
Evaluation Process: Questionnaire, Portfolio
Degree Duration: 4 years
Entry Options: Fall, Winter or Summer

Visual Arts - Art History

Available to these degrees: BA
Degree Duration: 4 years
Entry Options: Fall, Winter or Summer

Integrative Arts

Available to these degrees: BFA
Evaluation Process: Admission to Integrative Arts is based on academic achievement. A portfolio review is not required.
Degree Duration: 4 years
Entry Options: Fall, Winter or Summer

Public History 

Cross-Disciplinary Certificate 
Degree Duration: Concurrent
Entry Options: Fall, Winter or Summer

Visual Art (MFA)

The MFA in Visual Art is a five-term program emphasizing independent art practice across various media. Faculty advisors guide students through seminars and critiques, fostering critical and theoretical inquiry. The program encourages rigorous thinking about art practice in a societal context, welcoming applicants with Honours degrees or equivalent qualifications. 

Explore Student Work

Jenny Samuels
Media Arts

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Atoosa Moshashee Screenwriting

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Mark Appleton Production

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John Francis,
Cinema & Media Arts

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