TSA Summer 2018 Courses, Workshops, and Intensives.

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 is the city's longest-running independent art school. Enrol in a 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? Unfortunately, our current location is not accessible. Our future home on 24 Ryerson Ave. will be accessible. See our Accessibility Notice.
Include TSA studio time as part of your summer adventures to expand your artistic skill set and launch new projects! Whether you're looking to try something completely new or expand your practice in a supportive environment, TSA offers a range of 8-week courses plus a series of exclusive 3-day workshops and 1-week intensives suitable for all levels of experience.

Experience the rigorous and supportive studio environment at TSA featuring:
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Figure Studies
  • Collage
  • Sculpture
  • Interdisciplinary
  • Digital Arts & Photography
  • Youth Art Studio & Summer Art Camps
TSA offers a range of daytime, evening, or full-day courses. Check out what's new and see the Summer Course Calendar for an at-a-glance look at our upcoming schedule.

  • Experimental Drawing Concepts (7 week course) with Logan Macdonald
  • Painting Boost from Art history: Inspirations, Themes, And Variations (3-day workshop) with David Holt
  • Introduction to Painting (8 week course) with Anahita Akhavan
  • Collage Journals, Travelogues, and Altered Books (1-week intensive) with Donnely Smallwood
  • Scrape, Push and Pull: Acrylic Explorations (1-week intensive) with Tina Poplawski

TSA Student Focus
Check out our first series of video interviews bringing together the thoughts and experiences of three TSA students: Andrew Wang, Beth Campbell-Roher, and Stephanie Steele. Student Focus provides members of the TSA community a space to share their ongoing artistic endeavors in the TSA studios, and craft a deeper connection with their peers and their practise. Learn more about why they choose TSA and what they are working on!

TSA Faculty & Staff
We offer students the opportunity to work with practising artists in a close, one-on-one environment. What this entails is a rigorous study of the arts through a challenging, tactile application of every skill set learned.

Youth Summer Art Camps
TSA features a series of age-appropriate explorations of various mediums and processes for ages 11-13 and 14-17. Youth Art Studio and week-long Art Camps offer young artists hands-on studio time to develop technical skills and foster their personal style through experimentation and creative problem-solving in a fun and supportive environment. See all Youth Programming.

Open Life Drawing and Painting
TSA offers drop-in opportunities to work on your observation skills and technique with uninstructed life drawing and painting sessions. No registration necessary. $15 at the door, or purchase a 5-session pass for $60. All are welcome.
  • Spring 2018 sessions are held on MONDAY and FRIDAY evenings, 6pm-9pm. The last Spring Friday session is June 29.
  • Summer 2018 sessions are held on MONDAY and THURSDAY evenings, 6pm-9pm. The first Summer Thursday session is July 5.
Early Bird Discount
Reserve your spot now and save! TSA's early bird discount (10% off base tuition) is available for all courses now through Friday, June 8. Enter the promo code: SUMMEREARLYBIRD at checkout.

Skills Category: Artistic/Creative
Course Start Date: Jul 03, 2018
Course End Date: Aug 31, 2018
Format: In-Person
Address: 980 Dufferin Street, 2nd Floor
WebSite Address: TSA-ART.COM

How to Register:

To register, visit tsa-art.com, call 416-504-7910, or drop by the office.

Office Hours:
Monday-Thursday, 9am-6.30pm
Friday, 9am-5pm
Saturday, 9am-2pm (Saturday hours are offered through June 24, and continue in September.)

Contact Info:

Email: info@tsa-art.com


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