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Printmaking plants one foot in the past and the other firmly in the future. It connects you to artisanal and contemporary concepts and techniques that mix the ancient world, the renaissance, pop culture and the digital age. Working in some of the best facilities in Canada with committed artists and master printers, you’ll explore ideas and learn processes that inspire innovative work.
As your artistic skills flourish, community develops. Students help one another, sharing presses, ink and a commitment to the printed image. By combining studio practice with history, theory, and interdisciplinary approaches, you embrace the contemporary.
You’ll graduate as a practising and exhibiting artist, ready to tap into the contemporary fine arts community nationally and internationally. You will be equipped with the skills to work in community print studios or in a private atelier.
A Bachelor of Fine Arts degree takes a minimum of three or four years (90 – 120 credits) of full-time study, depending on your academic background.
In Print Media you will investigate the meaningful relationships that exist between the technologies of reproduction, individual expression and contemporary society.
The program is designed with fewer credits so you can combine several print techniques and garner more skills in each studio. You’ll gain experience in the following print techniques:
Explore the intersections of interdisciplinary work and foster your individual artistic development through a range of special topics and theory courses.
This program encourages experimental and innovative thinking and the development of a solid critical understanding of your work in relation to contemporary culture.
You’ll take courses that address the practice, theory and history of print media. You will choose from special topics courses that change from year to year, exploring the frontiers of contemporary print arts, as well as independent study courses and internship opportunities.
United States students: A U.S. Federal Student Aid-eligible version of this program is offered. This version meets all U.S. regulations (such as no co-operative education or e-courses) for eligible programs.
This program is available for Fall admission only.
The portfolio of artwork for admission to a Studio Arts program should be a collection of your best and most recent work in visual arts. It should represent your individual interests, abilities and explorations. Consider visual, conceptual, and technical proficiency in selecting your best and most recent work.
If you are applying to more than one Fine Arts program, be sure to submit a separate portfolio for each program choice.
Your portfolio should contain:
Your letter of intent should be no longer than one page and written in English or French. In general, it should describe your educational background and any relevant experience in art, as well as your expectations in relation to the programs to which you are applying.
We consider complete applications year round and give priority to applicants who apply by official deadlines.
March 1 is the deadline to apply for fall term entry. International students are encouraged to apply by February 1 to allow sufficient time for CAQ and study permit application processing.
Late applications will be considered if places are still available. Please check program availability for the term, before you start your application.
Admission to this program is available for the Fall Term only.
We reserve the right to close admission to a program at any time after the official deadline without prior notice.
Your degree can lead to many paths such as:
As a Studio Art major, you’ll have the flexibility to choose a concentration or combine any of our seven disciplines: Ceramics, Fibres and Material Practices, Intermedia/Cyberarts (Performance, Video, Electronic Arts), Painting and Drawing, Photography, Print Media, Sculpture and Installation.
Department of Studio Arts
Faculty of Fine Arts
Our professional facilities include a fibre structures studio for weaving, felt making and basketry; a Print and Dye shop; and a Papermaking centre.
If you want to be a pioneer, exploring relationships between emerging and existing media technologies and the fine arts, then this program for you.
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