|One of the five covers for Extended Studies' fall calendar by NSCAD alum Alex Tapia. |
to dust off that New Year’s resolution and to make good on your dreams for 2015
by taking a class through NSCAD University’s School of Extended Studies.
wanted to design your own jewellery, learn screen writing, master Adobe
Photoshop? NSCAD University offers more than 35 classes designed to ignite your
curiosity and stir your passion for art and design. There are classes geared
youths and adults.
of the fall schedule include Art
101, offering teens 15 years and up the chance to experience different ways
of art making, including screen printing, jewellery, ceramics, bookbinding and
letterpress. For adults, there’s a new
animation workshop taught by experimental filmmaker Sam DeCoste, whose
animated documentary Mary & Myself was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award, and a new
entrepreneurship class taught by Carolyn Crewe. With both a MBA and a BFA, the
instructor is uniquely positioned to offer insight into the topic.
include everything you’d expect at an art school, including classes in book
media, drawing, jewellery, painting,
printmaking and video
and filmmaking. The instructors include some of NSCAD’s finest artists:
Rachel de Conde, Patrick Rapati, Ivan Murphy, Caitlin McGuire and Heather
Sayeau, to name a few.
course calendar is inviting. Five different covers were created showing the
faces of folks who’ve taken Extended Studies classes—and loved them. They were
designed by NSCAD design grad Alex Tapia.
Allen, program coordinator, is anticipating a busy fall to follow a phenomenal
summer of innovative programming led by NSCAD student Adonika Clark that
attracted a record numbers of campers.
“We had so
many amazing instructors who made it so fun and creative for the kids,” she
says. “Everyone had a blast.”
culmination of summer programming is the exhibition Artrageous, showing the artworks of 340 summer campers. The
exhibition is on display at the Port Loggia Gallery at NSCAD’s Port Campus from
August 28 to September 4, with the opening on Friday, Aug. 28 at 4 p.m.
To register online for one or more of Extended Studies' fall classes, please see: http://nscad.ca/en/home/schoolofextendedstudies/register/default.aspx