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Working in New Media

Working in New Media

In a variety of innovative pieces—from a machine that lets you walk on water to a morphing Rembrandt portrait—Simone Jones, David Rokeby and John Oswald work with time, techniques and disciplines to explore the ever-changing possibilities of new media.

Working in Installation Art

Working in Installation Art

Installation allows artists new opportunities to experiment: spaces come alive, tools make anything possible and dreams manifest themselves. As the work of Brendan Fernandes, Shary Boyle and Mitchell F. Chan proves, your imagination is the only limit.

Working in Curation

Working in Curation

Organizing exhibits, developing and researching collections, encouraging artists, sharing stories—curating is an art in itself. Here, curators Kenneth Montague, Chris Lorway, Michelle Jacques, Nancy Campbell and Melissa Bennett explain the elements of this career.

Extracurricular Activites that Count
Working in Photography

Working in Photography

In this video, five thriving photographers talk about the ins and outs of careers in photography.

Working in Art and Activism

Working in Art and Activism

Lately, news has been dominated by the worldwide “99%” protests. Now, a new video from our education site looks at art and activism. Listen in as Allyson Mitchell, Edward Burtynsky, Carol Condé, Karl Beveridge and other artists share their insights.

2011 Canadian Art Foundation Writing Prize Winner Announced!

2011 Canadian Art Foundation Writing Prize Winner Announced!

Véronique Leblanc of Montreal takes top spot alongside runners-up from Toronto and Vancouver

Rebecca Brewer of Vancouver Wins 13th Annual RBC Canadian Painting Competition

Rebecca Brewer of Vancouver Wins 13th Annual RBC Canadian Painting Competition

$55,000 in total awarded to emerging Canadian artists

Working in Performance Art

Working in Performance Art

Performance art is “art in which the artist is present when the art is being made,” says Johanna Householder in the latest video. But other practitioners, like Istvan Kantor and Diane Borsato, have their own takes on the genre.

Careers in Curating: A canadianartschool.ca Video

Careers in Curating: A canadianartschool.ca Video

The definitive career guide for students in art and design, canadianartschool.ca, recently released a new video on curating. Listen in as curators Nancy Campbell, Michelle Jacques and Kenneth Montague discuss key tricks of the trade.