Haliburton School of The Arts
Our school is a leader in providing unique and flexible art and design education.
Learn from professionals who have shaped art, craft and design in Canada at a campus that provides the best possible hands-on studio experience. Create in a spectacular natural environment, supported by dedicated faculty and a welcoming community of resident artists and designers.
We offer certificate, diploma and post-graduate programs to help you build a solid portfolio to take you to the next step - whether that’s continuing education, starting your own practice or career.
The Art of Design
Design Studies With A Difference
Education that integrates art, material practices, production techniques, and experiential learning - explored through the lens of design discipline principles, elements and processes.
We developed our suite of design programs to inspire creative thinkers, builders and problem solvers, and to provide them with solid technical skills training. Work with professional designers; apply your skills in state-of-the-art studios in Haliburton and Peterborough.
Be the one who shapes the future of design; prepare for all creative possibilities here.
NEW Design Programs Starting September, 2016
GRAPHIC DESIGN - Visual Communication
- Location: Peterborough
Fleming College offers the only two-year Graphic Design advanced diploma program in Ontario: uniquely delivered in an accelerated format, with three years of study completed in two; and housed in a contemporary, new design studio space. Includes and extensive work placement.
You’ll graduate in just 24 months; ready to work in the graphic design field, and hit the ground running.
Moving Image Design
- Location: Haliburton
In this unique, accelerated art certificate program (two semesters of study completed in fifteen weeks) you’ll create time-based works of art in an inspiring natural environment.
Moving Image Design graduates can work in advertising, design, film, education, or in cultural sector settings.
Apply these enhanced skills in your current art practice, or pursue additional studies.
Expand Your Portfolio and Your Creative Skills
Equivalent to two semesters of full-time study, our unique 15-week art certificates provide over 600 hours of hands-on studio time. Work and learn alongside some of Canada's most renowned artists.
Apply Now for January Art Certificate Programs:
Take Your Studio Practice to the Next Level This Summer
Studio Process Advancement Post - Graduate Program
- May - August, 2016
This intensive studio program is designed for emerging artists, visual arts graduates and established practitioners who want to re-examine and further develop their work.
You'll be guided by a team of professional faculty in a supportive, inspiring environment. Exhibition preparation and grant application skills ensure you are ready for upcoming opportunities to further your art career. Graduates can also continue to advanced - level studies.
Did you know that you can use your Fleming College certificate or diploma to continue your postsecondary education in pursuit of a degree.
Learn more about transfer agreements on the Education Pathways page.
Visual and Creative Arts Diploma
A School of The Arts
Part-time Summer and Fall Programs
Meet Brian Smith, Canadian Drawing Master
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