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Let’s create together.

Vancouver Island School of Art is a contemporary art school located in Downtown Victoria.
Open to adults of all ages.

VISA is a Non-Profit Registered Charity.

Learn. Create. Play.

Whether you want to take only one art course or complete a full-time program, there is a place for you at our school. The Vancouver Island School of Art offers two modes of study:

Certificate of Visual Arts

One year full-time or a maximum of four years part-time

Individual Courses and Workshops

On-going, no application required

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Thoughtfully designed in the focus areas of drawing, painting and art history.

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  • Discover how photography can be a great source for making realistic or...


    Starts Jun 26

    275 Canadian dollars

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  • Areas of science such as biology, geology and astronomy will inspire y...


    Starts Jun 25

    275 Canadian dollars

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  • In this course you will learn to make landscapes that include both flo...


    Starts Jun 25

    275 Canadian dollars

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  • Gather some practical tips about acrylic paintings while making expres...


    Starts Jun 25

    275 Canadian dollars

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  • Use a range of cinematic moments as point of departure for your painti...


    Starts Jun 26

    275 Canadian dollars

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  • Learn more about our local Garry Oak meadows through study sketches an...


    Starts Jun 26

    275 Canadian dollars

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  • Discover a range of contemporary artists to use an inspiration for you...


    Starts Jun 28

    275 Canadian dollars

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  • This course is a great introduction to painting with acrylics.


    Starts Jun 28

    275 Canadian dollars

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  • Learn to make exciting and dynamic process-based paintings in this cou...


    Starts Jun 25

    275 Canadian dollars

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Vancouver Island School of Art is a contemporary art school located in Downtown Victoria open to adults of all ages.

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