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Contemporary Art Gallery

555 Nelson Street
Vancouver, Canada
Admission always free

Today's hours
12 pm - 6 pm
23 May 24

Visual Art Summer Intensive

Call for applications

Arts Umbrella, 1400 Johnston St

A young artist sits at a desk with headphones on. In the background, paintings and sculptural artworks are displayed.

Photo: Albert Law

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Contemporary Art Practices is designed for artists ages 15–19 who are interested in advancing their artistic skills and expanding their creative thinking.

Developed in collaboration with Arts Umbrella, the intensive is a stimulating experience for young artists committed to experimentation and dedicated to pushing the boundaries of their own art practice. In a supportive studio environment, students work with professional Vancouver artists, curators, and educators to explore a range of contemporary art practices.

The program introduces participants to creative approaches in art-making through a series of workshops and self-directed projects at Arts Umbrella. Students engage in critiques and discussions about how to develop their ideas and work with new materials and methods.

This program — offered on a full scholarship — culminates with an exhibition of student work in the Cassils | Henriquez Exhibition Gallery at Arts Umbrella.

For more information and to apply, please click here.

Program dates

August 6 → 23, 2024 Monday to Friday, 1 PM → 4 PM

Application deadline

May 23 at 11:59 PM


Generously supported by The Parachute Fund and Polygon Homes