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Welcome to Studio Arts

The Department of Studio Arts has a long-standing international reputation for excellence and innovation in contemporary art. From material matters to digital expressions, to the intersection of ideas and activities, Studio Arts supports a pluralistic approach to art-making that best reflects the complex world in which we live.

Our Studio Arts programs and faculty of practicing artists guide students through a studio-based arts practice. Located in two buildings on the Sir George Williams campus in downtown Montreal, students gain technical and theoretical expertise in their chosen areas of study, while surrounded by the city’s vibrant cultural scene.

Cutting-edge facilities managed by experienced technical staff offer students limitless opportunities.

Studio Arts programs blend the instruction of classical techniques with new technologies. The department's Undergraduate Programs feature nine distinct majors, each providing a distinct path to a BFA.

At the graduate level, the MFA in Studio Arts Program provides a challenging and supportive environment in which students are engaged in intensive studio production as they work closely with faculty in their chosen area of concentration. Recognizing the importance of critical inquiry, seminar courses are an important aspect of the program that enable students to develop their understanding of conceptual, historical and theoretical subjects.

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