Ottawa School of Art
The Ottawa School of Art ( OSA ) is the leading centre for visual arts education and creative expression in the Ottawa region. The Ottawa School of Arts operates out of two campuses:
Main Campus: Byward Market, 35 George Street, Ottawa
Orleans Campus: Shenkman Arts Centre, 245 Centrum Blvd, Orleans
The Orleans Campus, located in the Shenkman Arts Centre in Orleans, offers specialized summer and March break camps, including drawing, painting, watercolour, photography, printmaking, and sculpture. French, bilingual, and English camps are available and suitable for children and teens age 6-15 years old.
The Ottawa School of Art offers a full range of specialized art courses for children, teens and adult throughout the three terms (fall, winter, and spring). Students produce a wide variety of work in all disciplines: drawing, painting, printmaking, collage, and sculpture, including clay modeling, photography and more. French, bilingual, and English courses are available for children and teens.
In addition to art courses, the OSA’s programs have grown to include visiting artist-in-residence workshops, a professional exhibitions gallery (which hosts solo and groups shows by local, national and international artists), before and after school programs, a non-for-credit Arts Fundamentals Certificate, a one-year Portfolio Development Program and a 3-year Diploma Program.