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Art History

Studies in Art History will allow you to:

  • Explore historical and contemporary art-making and discourse
  • Develop your ability to think critically and acquire an appropriate vocabulary
  • Be active in the wider visual arts community
  • Become an art historian, art theoretician, art critic, broadcaster or visual arts professor (at the elementary, middle school, high school or university level)
  • Become a curator in a gallery, museum or on a freelance basis
  • Become an administrator in visual arts (work as a gallery owner, museum or art gallery employee, develop municipal, provincial, national or international art policy)

Student profile

  • Strong intellectual curiosity with regard to historical and contemporary artistic production and discourse
  • Aptitude for research in art history, contemporary art and art theory
  • Interest in and ability for reading and writing
  • Good analytical skills
Visual Arts

Studies in visual arts will allow you to:

  • Develop a personal visual vocabulary
  • Acquire relevant formal and technical training
  • Explore historical and contemporary art-making and discourse
  • Become part of the wider visual arts community
  • Become a professional artist practicing in painting, drawing, photography, media and digital art, sculpture, installation, performance or interdisciplinary art 
  • Teach visual arts (at the elementary, secondary or university level)
  • Become an administrator in visual arts (work as a gallery owner, museum or art gallery employee, develop municipal, provincial, national or international art policy)

Student profile

  • Artistic ability
  • Creativity
  • Passionate commitment to artistic exploration
  • Strong intellectual curiosity with regard to art production and discourse
  • Previous training in visual arts (visual arts courses in high school or CEGEP, portfolio)
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