The Faculty of Visual Art + Material Practice offers a studio-based education that reflects the diversity and complexity of contemporary art practices. The programs engage with a diverse set of ideas and materials to imagine and explore the creation of new objects and images. Visual Art and Material Practice has a strong emphasis on conceptual, technical and historical knowledge. Students work in a stimulating, supportive environment where they learn new skills and concepts and are encouraged to be self-reliant and resourceful.
The Kwantlen Fine Arts Department offers a comprehensive program with a strong curriculum focusing on the ideas and techniques of producing contemporary art within a diverse and supportive liberal arts environment. This dynamic program focuses on the integration of studio work with theory and research.
For 40 years Opus has worked hard to develop their business in a manner which provides adjunct resources and support to their customers and the arts community. One of the primary ways they do this is through their Visual Arts Newsletter and printed promotions, available by mail.
Semiahamoo Arts is an umbrella organization dedicated to supporting the arts community in White Rock, South Surrey and Semiahmoo First Nation. The Council facilitates collaborative cultural endeavours and supports artists in a variety of creative disciplines. From arts advocacy to mentorship, the Arts Council is an active and pro-active team working to foster our thriving and diverse arts community.
The Arts Council of Surrey has been working on behalf of the arts community for more than forty years and each year continues to expand its scope of service and influence. It exists to create awareness, appreciation and pride in the artistic and cultural achievements of our community. The Arts Council is a registered non-profit organization under the direction of a voluntary Board and a part-time executive director appointed in 2006.