Lisa Matsuoka works on one of her pieces that will be on display at the 2015 Fine Art and Design Program Grad Show Friday.

Fine arts grads show their wares

Grad Show Friday at Shadbolt Studios

Eleven students from the School of Fine Art & Design at North Island College have successfully completed many creative assignments in printmaking, photography, digital visual arts, painting, drawing, ceramics, and sculpture.

Hundreds of hours of creativity, hard work and determination have been dedicated to completing the fine arts diploma program.

These 11 students have been preparing to begin their artistic practices, enter creative industries or to continue their education in degree programs offered through Emily Carr University.

 

Their artwork will be on display Friday, May 8 at the 2015 Fine Art and Design Program Grad Show.

“I am so grateful to be a part of the cohort of students here,” said grad show committe chair TaraLee Houston. “The students, faculty and staff make our arts community vibrant, exciting and amazing to be a part of. I love being a part of the arts community! The campus is very inspirational with the beautiful natural surroundings, the high calibre of professional and supportive instruction is phenomenal, the studios we have and equipment use is amazing and support staff on campus make you feel at home.”

 

Some students graduating are international students returning to their home countries, some are going on to pursue more specialized programs at the Emily Carr campus in Vancouver, others will continue their bachelor of fine arts with Emily Carr through their extension program here on the Comox Valley campus and some are pursuing jobs.

“All of us will be continuing to delve into our art practices individually and collaboratively,” said Houston. “We are well prepared thanks to our instructors. We will use all we have learned about our creative process to create art work while at NIC as we continue a new chapter in our artistic endeavours.”

The 2015 Fine Art and Design Program Grad Show runs from 7-9 p.m.

The pieces are also on display at the Shadbolt Studios building on the NIC campus at 2300 Ryan Road, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. throughout the month of May.

 

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