TSA Fall 2017: Studio Courses & Professional Development

TORONTO SCHOOL OF ART (TSA) fosters the inherent capabilities of its students through an education model that revolves around artists teaching artists to help them make their mark. 

TSA believes the arts should be accessible to all levels of experience. Whether you’re a working professional or just starting out, TSA offers programs that address all levels of expertise. The only thing our students need to get started is a passion for their craft. Once they have that, our mentors are there to further refine, hone, and cultivate their skills.

Enrol in a TSA course and enjoy:
  • Small class sizes;
  • Individual attention and guidance from faculty;
  • Free Open Studio sessions for current students to work independently outside of class time (contact the office to confirm studio availability);
  • Storage space and student lockers;
  • Convenient location across from Dufferin TTC station.
  • Planning a Visit? See our Accessibility Notice.

Choose from over 50 daytime, evening, and Saturday weekly courses in a range of media and specialized techniques taught by a faculty of passionate, practising artists.

Experience the rigorous and supportive studio environment at TSA featuring:
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Life Drawing and Painting
  • Digital Arts & Photography
  • Sculpture
  • Figure Sculpture and Casting
  • Interdisciplinary
  • Printmaking
  • Collage
  • Mixed Media
  • Portfolio Development
  • Professional Studio
  • Youth Art Studio
  • Gallery Hop

130 Portfolio Development
Designed for individuals seeking entry into post-secondary art programs such as fine arts, animation, graphic design, industrial design, fashion design, interior design, and other art programs that require a portfolio for entrance. This course focuses on building a portfolio of their visual artwork by providing studio-based projects, exploration, and concept development in drawing, life drawing, painting, sculpture, and portfolio preparation.

302 Professional Studio: The Practical Guide for Artists
Guides emerging artists through the development of the skills necessary to enter the art community beyond the school environment. Topics covered will include: putting an art practice plan into action, writing an Artist Statement and CV, documentation and archival skills, finding venues and developing a target audience, display, selling and shipping art, accessing services for artists including grants, exhibition venues, and more!

See all courses here: Fall 2017 Course Calendar

Early Bird Discounts are available through August 11.
Reserve your spot now and save 10% on tuition with the promo code FALLEARLYBIRD.


TSA offers drop-in, uninstructed life drawing and painting sessions. No registration necessary, all are welcome. $15 at the door, or purchase a 5-session pass for $60.
  • Summer 2017 sessions are held on MONDAY and THURSDAY evenings, 6pm-9pm, through September 7.
  • Fall-Spring 2017/2018 sessions are held on MONDAY and FRIDAY evenings, 6pm-9pm, beginning the week of September 11.

Personal Critiques offer any TSA student, high school or post-secondary arts student, and practicing artists at any career level an opportunity to meet with a professional artist from the TSA Faculty for a consultation, evaluation, or critique of their art work.

A one-hour session includes advice and direction in areas such as building one’s artistic skills, identifying strengths, exploring new mediums, or navigating the art scene. Critiques are available in painting, drawing, sculpture, collage, installation, printmaking, photography, digital, film/video, new media, community and performance art.

Contact the office to learn more and book an appointment: 416.504.7910 | info@tsa-art.com.

Skills Category: Artistic/Creative
Course Start Date: Sep 11, 2017
Course End Date: Dec 09, 2017
Format: In-Person
Venue Name: Toronto, ON M6H 4B4
Address: 980 Dufferin Street, 2nd FL
Cost: 290-475
WebSite Address: tsa-art.com

How to Register:

To register, visit tsa-art.com,
contact us: 416-504-7910 info@tsa-art.com,
or drop by during office hours for assistance.

Office Hours:
Mon-Thurs: 9am-6:30pm
Fri: 9am-2pm
Sat (Sept-June): 9am-2pm

Contact Info:

Email: info@tsa-art.com


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