The Art Institute of Vancouver
You want to learn in an environment that is conducive to your goals, dreams, and creativity.
You want to be surrounded by a network of people who fuel your imagination and inspire you each day. The Art Institute of Vancouver can provide you with both the education and the environment you desire. The school has two campus locations in the heart of downtown Vancouver.
At The Art Institute of Vancouver, you will find a wide variety of programs. From Animation Art & Design to Professional Recording Arts to Fashion Design & Merchandising, you can train to work in some of today's most exciting career fields. The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Vancouver offers students a doorway into the thrilling, fast-paced culinary world, with training including everything from Culinary Arts to Entrepreneurship & Restaurant Management.
With a modern and innovative approach to education, The Art Institute of Vancouver provides hands-on training and real-life experiences, whether it's an externship at an approved outside establishment or working in the student-run restaurant, you can graduate ready to seek entry-level employment . The helpful staff will be there for you each step of the way. From the Student Affairs Department who works to keep you positive, entertained, and informed to the Financial Planner who helps you seek financial aid (available to those who qualify), you can benefit from the support.
The professional staff is there to guide you and bring out your full creative potential and give you the broad experience you deserve using industry-related technology and equipment. With everything from a surround sound studio, automated music production facility, film soundstage, effects animation labs, games labs, and internet broadcast studio to industrial kitchens, art rooms, and a 40-seat restaurant, you will be provided with the environments that enable you to really flex your creative muscles and create your best work.
Take control of your education and career future by exploring the program choices and requesting more information today!
The Art Institute of Vancouver Areas of Study
Game Design & VFX
Do you have a passion for interactive video games or entertainment with great visual effects (VFX)? At The Art Institute of Vancouver, you can go "behind the scenes" and start developing professional abilities that let you expand upon your imagination and creativity. These hands-on programs provide the opportunity to learn skills for exciting career areas like game design, character animation, 3D environment modeling, video game programming, special effects design, and a whole lot more.
Game Design & VFX Programs:
- 3D Modeling for Animation & Games - Diploma
- Animation Art & Design - Diploma
- Game Programming - Bachelor of Science
- Game Art & Design - Diploma
- VFX for Film & Television - Diploma
- Visual & Game Programming - Diploma
Generate extra momentum in your creative journey. The Art Institute of Vancouver can help you learn how to conceptualize and execute effective solutions to all kinds of visual design challenges. Whether it involves designing print projects or creating engaging experiences on the Web, your training will include creative skills development in a full range of important areas. You'll even get to practice with the same kinds of design tools and software packages used by today's professional designers.
Graphic Design Programs:
- Graphic Design - Advanced Diploma
- Graphic Design - Bachelor of Applied Design
- Graphic Design - Diploma
- Graphic Design & Foundation for Design - Diploma
You probably already have a keen sense of how function and style complement each other. So why not build on that awareness by learning what it takes to design indoor spaces that are both functional and visually pleasing? You'll have the opportunity to expand your talents in all kinds of relevant areas—from drawing and drafting to choosing lighting and textiles. Plus, you'll be taught about the important standards and requirements for the design of residential, commercial, and institutional interiors.
Interior Design Programs:
- Interior Design - Diploma
- Interior Design - Bachelor of Applied Design
Audio & Film
What are your biggest interests? Do they include music, movies, or great television? The Art Institute of Vancouver helps all kinds of creative people pursue their ambitions of contributing to the entertainment and media arts industries. You can join them. Among many other things, these programs are designed to help you develop professional skills like sound recording, mixing, and mastering for the recording arts sector or writing, directing, editing, and acting for the film industry.
Audio & Film Programs:
- Acting 1 - 5 - Certificate
- Digital Film & Video - Diploma
- Digital Photography - Diploma
- Professional Recording Arts - Diploma
- Professional Recording Arts (LIPA) - Diploma
Are you inspired by the work of famous fashion designers? Do you dream of making your own impact in the world of fashion? As a student at The Art Institute of Vancouver, you'll get the chance to turn your aspirations into action. Whether you want to learn more about designing, marketing, or merchandising, you can increase your knowledge of the fashion industry and develop a lot of hands-on skills. For example, imagine expanding your abilities in areas like drawing, patternmaking, sewing, product development, trends forecasting, promotions, and retail management. These programs even offer chances to participate in photo shoots, fashion shows, and other special events.
- Fashion Design - Diploma
- Fashion Marketing - Diploma
Imagine having an exciting career that enables you to spend each day delighting other people with delicious food or attentive hospitality. By training at The Art Institute of Vancouver, you can move a lot closer to that vision. So which path will you choose? Maybe you'll learn how to prepare amazing cuisines while refining your skills at cooking, baking, and menu planning. Maybe you'll expand your talents for making tantalizing desserts, pastries, or baked treats. Or maybe you'll explore what it takes to become a master of the details in relation to organizing events or owning or managing a restaurant.
- Baking & Pastry Arts - Diploma
- Baking & Pastry Arts Level 1 - Certificate
- Baking & Pastry Arts Level 2 - Certificate
- Culinary Arts - Diploma
- Culinary Arts Level 1 - Certificate
- Culinary Arts Level 2 - Certificate
- Culinary Arts & Restaurant Ownership - Advanced Diploma
- Entrepreneurship & Restaurant Ownership - Diploma
- Event Management - Diploma
- Hospitality & Restaurant Business Management - Diploma
The Art Institute of Vancouver Location
2665 Renfrew St
Vancouver BC V5M 0A7