Foster your creativity and get ready for a career in the arts by learning from working artists in state-of-the-art studios and labs.
The School of the Arts at Selkirk College prepares students for successful careers in the creative, craft and industrial arts. Cultivate your artistic expression while you develop the business and technical skills you need to thrive in a competitive, rapidly changing world.
I built on previous skills, learned a wide variety of new ones and was surrounded by educators who continually supported and pushed me. I was given the uninterrupted time I needed to immerse myself in my passion.
Blacksmithing & Metal Art
The ancient art of blacksmithing is alive and thriving in the School of the Arts Blacksmithing and Metal Art Program. Enthusiastic and dedicated instructors share their passion and skills with you in the metal studio. With an emphasis on developing proper techniques and hands-on studio practice, you will learn how to bring your ideas from design to completion.
With instruction in forming techniques, glaze technology, surface treatment and kiln operation, we combine studio and conceptual skills. The courses will refine and strengthen your creative talents. In your studio time, you will obtain confidence with ceramic processes, knowledge of studio safety and achieve individual goals.
Contemporary Music & Technology
Explore a cross-section of musical genres while you develop the skills you need for a career in the commercial music and entertainment industries!
Contemporary Music & Technology - Advanced Diploma
The Advanced Diploma in Music offers graduates of the Selkirk College Music & Technology program a chance to continue their learning with our expert instructors. Students can take their area of expertise to the next level and further develop their craft honing their skills to the contemporary music industry.
Get the skills you need to take your work from the creative design process and conception to the presentation of your finished product. Launch your career in the fast-paced digital media industry. Applying Your Knowledge Our Digital Arts program helps you work in graphic design, illustration, animation, visual and special effects, web design, and interactive application development. Our intensive program provides you with hands-on experience in:
Digital Fabrication & Design
Agile, Collaborative, and Multi-faceted Learning Selkirk College’s Digital Fabrication & Design Program encourages students to develop worldly perspectives, design skills, and practical hands-on skills that support emerging technologies in digital fabrication.
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.
Explore your options and get where you want to go. Our student recruiters, Aimie and Mel, can help you figure out your pathway—and answer all your questions.
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