Fibre objects and textiles are among the oldest and most diverse of human expressive forms. They are an integral component of our lives and contemporary aesthetic.
In the textiles program there is an emphasis on developing skills and a high level of proficiency within a diverse range of techniques. You will have the opportunity to engage in many areas of study, including weaving, felting, dyeing, screen printing and pattern drafting.
Design for Production
Fabric Construction and Design
Pattern Drafting and Clothing Design
Our textile program is designed to cultivate an environment of creative problem solving and thinking in conjunction with hands on studio work in order for the student to become efficient creative makers in their chosen field of textiles.
Start your journey in Textiles by completing Kootenay Studio Arts 10-month certificate. Upon completion, continue developing your creative practice and achieve the two-year Studio Arts Diploma and/or the Open Studio Advanced Certificate. Upon completion of the Studio Arts Diploma program, transfer opportunities are available. Learn more about Degree Pathways.