Art & Design Achievements

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Student-powered OddBird Studio has a remarkable year

Sheridan College

The third-year Bachelor of Game Design students who fuel OddBird Studio entered the 2016 fall term at Sheridan in the same whirlwind manner that has characterized much of their past year as indie developers. They spent the first week of September in Seattle, showcasing their debut game Arrow Heads at PAX West – one of…

Sheridan signs historic agreement with Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre

Sheridan College

from the press release: “Sheridan College took part last week in a Commercial Signing Ceremony held in Shanghai, China, and witnessed by the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s Minister of International Trade.  The agreement, signed by Michael Rubinoff, Associate Dean of Visual and Performing Arts at Sheridan, and Yang Shaolin, General Manager of the Shanghai Dramatic…

Contemporary Artist Kent Monkman

Sheridan College

from Ovation, Sheridan’s Alumni Magazine: “It’s easy to be drawn into Kent Monkman’s paintings. He seduces the viewer with beautiful, richly colourful works, often depicting romantic 19th century western landscapes. But a closer look reveals images of violence and oppression central to the artist’s revisionist version of North American aboriginal history. Of Cree descent, Monkman…

Les finissants d’Arts visuels du Cégep de Sainte-Foy s’exposent

Cégep de Sainte-Foy

du communiqué de presse : « Les étudiants finissants du programme d’Arts visuels du Cégep de Sainte-Foy exposeront leurs œuvres dans le hall du pavillon des arts et du design du Cégep, dès le 27 mai. Le vernissage de l’exposition intitulée Callipyge aura lieu le vendredi 27 mai dès 17 h, une occasion rêvée de rencontrer la…

Les étudiants du Cégep de Sainte-Foy récompensés à l’Exposition de Design industriel 2016

Cégep de Sainte-Foy

du communiqué de presse : « Du 20 au 26 mai dernier, la Galerie Espaces Parenthèse du Cégep de Sainte-Foy accueillait l’exposition des finissants en Design industriel du Cégep de Sainte-Foy. Les finissants, au nombre de 16 cette année, en ont mis plein la vue aux visiteurs. Lors du vernissage, le mercredi 25 mai, plusieurs prix ont été…

Le Cégep de Sainte-Foy fête une Semaine Shakespeare

Cégep de Sainte-Foy

du communiqué de presse : « Du 7 au 11 novembre, tous les étudiants du Cégep de Sainte-Foy vibreront au rythme de Shakespeare, dans le cadre du 400e anniversaire de la mort du célèbre auteur. La semaine thématique organisée conjointement par les quatre disciplines de la formation générale (Français, Philosophie, Éducation physique et Anglais) propose aux étudiants…

Le Cégep de Sainte-Foy forme une nouvelle génération de graphistes avec le STUDIO Jeune coop

Cégep de Sainte-Foy

du communiqué de presse : « Favoriser l’insertion professionnelle de la prochaine génération de graphistes et développer les aptitudes entrepreneuriales de ces derniers, voilà les objectifs que vise la toute nouvelle coopérative scolaire du programme de Graphisme du Cégep de Sainte-Foy : Le STUDIO jeune coop. Unique au Québec, cette coopérative scolaire permet à quelque 32 étudiants de…

Les étudiants du Cégep Limoilou présente la pièce Les Marchands

Cégep Limoilou

du communiqué de presse : « Pour sa 38e saison de théâtre d’excellence, le Cégep Limoilou présente la pièce Les marchands du 23 au 25 novembre, à 19 h 30, à la salle Sylvain-Lelièvre. Une représentation de jour aura lieu le vendredi 25 novembre à 13 h 15. Les marchands est un texte de Joël Pommerat, mis en scène par Joanie Lehoux. Produit par…

Le Cégep Limoilou fête le succès du premier Show Mode socio

Cégep Limoilou

du communiqué de presse : « La première édition du Show Mode socio qui s’est déroulé le 23 novembre dernier au campus de Charlesbourg, fut un beau succès! Plus de 40 étudiants se sont mobilisés pour ce projet socio qui a été chapeauté par des étudiants de 3e année en gestion hôtelière : Coralie Blairon, Jennifer Chabot-Plourde, Myriam Dostie, Jean-Michel…

Le Cégep Limoilou lance un tout nouveau programme AEC Artiste 3D

Cégep Limoilou

du communiqué de presse : « Une toute nouvelle AEC Artiste 3D voit le jour au Cégep Limoilou pour répondre aux besoins de l’industrie. Les cours débuteront dès le 27 février prochain. C’est donc le temps de s’inscrire ! Les artistes 3D créeront les environnements et l’ambiance d’une scène, pour le cinéma ou la télé, par exemple,…

Le Collège Vanier ouvre une nouvelle librairie coopérative

Collège Vanier

du communiqué de presse : « Le Collège Vanier est fier d’annoncer que l’ouverture officielle de Jake’s Co-op, la librairie coopérative du cégep, s’est déroulée le 7 décembre 2016. La nouvelle librairie est gérée par la coopérative étudiante et est membre de la Fédération québécoise de coopératives en milieux scolaires (FQCMS). L’équipe de la librairie avait du…

Le Cégep régional de Lanaudière met en vedette les étudiants et enseignants du département de Musique

Cégep régional de Lanaudière

du communiqué de presse : « Les étudiants et les enseignants en Musique du Cégep à Joliette ont connu un automne haut en couleur. Plusieurs spectacles donnés, présence radiophonique et télévisuelle, participation à des événements de grande importance; c’est la tête haute et le cœur rempli de fierté qu’ils terminent cette session d’automne 2016. Lors de la partie d’ouverture de…

Le Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles lance une nouvelle version du programme d’Arts

Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles

du communiqué de presse : « C’est avec beaucoup d’enthousiasme que le Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles annonce la mise en place d’une nouvelle version du programme d’Arts, lettres et communication entre les Campus de Carleton-sur-Mer et des Îles-de-la-Madeleine, dès l’automne 2017. De la côte…aux Îles! Ce programme proposera une approche multidisciplinaire mettant de…

Les étudiants en journalisme de La Cité récompensés lors de la soirée « Reportages vidéastes 2016 »

La Cité

du communiqué de presse : « La soirée de «Reportages vidéastes 2016» a récompensé des étudiants en journalisme lors d’une présentation qui s’est déroulée à l’amphithéâtre de La Cité. Douze reportages réalisés dans le cadre du cours Atelier de Journalisme Télé 1 ont été présentés. Chaque étudiant a effectué la recherche, la couverture, le tournage, le montage et la…

Les étudiants du Cégep de Thetford apprennent à travers une nouvelle pièce de théâtre

Cégep de Thetford

du communiqué de presse : « Quinze étudiants de première année du programme Arts, lettres et communication du Cégep de Thetford présenteront la pièce Appels entrants illimités de David Paquet, à la salle Promutuel du Cégep le 1er décembre prochain à 19 h. Afin de monter cette nouvelle pièce, les étudiants ont dû franchir plusieurs étapes et acquérir de…

La Galerie d’art Debout du Cégep de Thetford reçoit l’exposition de l’artiste Alexandra Labbé

Cégep de Thetford

du communiqué de presse : « Du 19 septembre au 28 octobre 2016, la Galerie d’art Debout du Cégep de Thetford a le plaisir de recevoir l’exposition « Première exposition » de l’artiste Alexandra Labbé. Arrivée très récemment à la peinture, Alexandra Labbé a trouvé dans cette forme d’art la façon d’explorer un besoin de créer qui l’habite…

Le Cégep de Thetford lance un premier concours littéraire

Cégep de Thetford

du communiqué de presse : « C’est avec fierté que la Ville de Thetford Mines et le Cégep de Thetford offriront, à compter de l’année 2017, un concours littéraire biennal visant à promouvoir la littérature et à souligner, du même coup, le dynamisme des auteurs et auteures de la région. Dans le cadre de cette première…

Vancouver Island University Culinary Arts grads find rewarding careers with luxury hotels

Vancouver Island University

from the press release: “Vancouver Island University (VIU) Culinary Arts program graduate Perry Assu is living his dream. For fun, he snowboards down some of the finest slopes in the world at the Whistler Blackcomb ski resort and for work, he cooks up fine culinary creations in the luxurious Fairmont Chateau Whistler. Assu, 19, who…

Former St. Clair College Graphic Art students launch cathartic exhibit in Southern Ontario

St. Clair College

from The Windsor Star: Artist Dave Mutnjakovic started drawing as a cathartic way to deal with the challenges of living with Crohn’s disease. “I nearly died when I was 14 because I was misdiagnosed,” said Mutnjakovic. “Suddenly I started drawing and it poured out of me for six years.” Now 34, he works as an…

Red River College’s training restaurant is quickly becoming a culinary hub on Winnipeg’s hot new food scene

Red River College

from Maclean’s: “It started with Deer + Almond in 2012. The small-plate restaurant popped up on Princess Street in Winnipeg’s Exchange District, offering a new option to downtown office workers and hip university students. Then, King and Bannatyne’s sandwiches drew lunchtime crowds. Next, Bronuts and Chosabi opened side by side in 2015, each tempting diners…

Architectural Technologies students learn both building sciences and interior design at Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Architectural Technologies program incorporates interior design, building sciences, drafting methods, and geometry in a practical trades program. from Maclean’s: “Back in the ’70s they were known merely as draftsmen: people hunched over tables using pencils and mechanical tools to churn out blueprints for architects and contractors. But an evolutionary educational process has spawned…

Durham College Music Business Administration grad makes it to Top 40 with debut single

Durham College

from Maclean’s: “Sarah Mark didn’t realize just how much she had learned in college until she got her first Top 40 hit on the radio. Granted, she had barely finished college when that happened. Her debut single “Tun Up,” a jaunty R&B summertime pop anthem, started getting serious airtime on Canadian radio stations just as…

Emily Carr University of Art and Design grad turns technicolour paintings and love of baking into edible works of art

Emily Carr University of Art and Design

from The Globe and Mail: “What colours come to mind when you think of a dimly lit parking garage in the heart of an urban city centre, a Saskatchewan sunset at the beginning of autumn or a big, creamy scoop of Saskatoon berry ice cream? A visual artist and pastry chef in San Francisco, Leah…

Red River College mechanical engineer designs handlebar adaptation for Canadian paralympian

Red River College

Red River College mechanical engineer designs a handlebar adaptation for Canadian competing in the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. from CBC: “When Chantal Givens raced Sunday at the Paralympic Games, she had a piece of Winnipeg along for the ride. The three-time Canadian paratriathlon champion, who competed in the sport’s Paralympic debut in Rio, was born missing her left hand. In an effort to…

Yukon College artistic collaboration explores climate change in northern communities

Yukon College

A collaborative project from Yukon College art students looks to tackle climate change through multimedia: from Maclean’s: “A collaboration between Yukon College’s school of visual arts in Dawson City, its Yukon Research Centre in Whitehorse and the University of Saskatchewan is adding a human dimension to the science of climate change. “We are trying to…

Giant pinhole camera offers a new experience for photography students

Alberta College of Art and Design (ACAD)

An associate professor from Alberta College of Art and Design (ACAD) developed a giant pinhole camera to offer students a view of how a camera works from the inside: from Maclean’s: “Think back to high school photography class and recall the pinhole camera. Remember nothing? A quick refresher: “When light comes into any light-tight chamber,…

Cambrian College Graphic Design grad earns top award in RGD Student Awards Competition

Cambrian College

from the press release: “An outstanding graduate of Cambrian College’s Graphic Design program has been recognized for excellence in visual communication and design, earning top awards through the RGD Student Awards competition. Neli Nenkova’s winning work was selected by judges from the Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD) and was featured at the annual DesignThinkers conference held in Toronto in November 2016. Nenkova…

Former student at Emily Carr University on display at Heritage Hall in Vancouver

Emily Carr University of Art + Design

Paintings by Lan Yao, a former art student at Emily Carr University, on display at the Shiny Fuzzy Muddy show at Heritage Hall in Vancouver. from The Squamish Chief: “Squamish’s Lan Yao never really found the opportunity to produce art on her own time when she worked in 3D animation in Vancouver. But, in recent…

Lethbridge College adds new way of designing to its Interior Design Technology program

Lethbridge College

Lethbridge College Interior Design Technology program launches virtual-reality component to help both students and clients better visual projects. from the Lethbridge Herald: “There’s a new way of designing, and students at Lethbridge College are getting the chance to explore it firsthand. Students in the Interior Design Technology (IDT) program are getting the opportunity to work…

George Brown College opens another BIM Visionarium lab

George Brown College

George Brown College opens its second Building Information Modelling (BIM) lab to help students develop digital skills in building design and modelling. from the press release: “The BIM Visionarium officially opened on Nov. 25, 2016 at the Centre for Construction and Engineering Technologies at Casa Loma Campus – the second space of its kind at the campus. BIM technology…

Vancouver Art Gallery exhibit features artists from Emily Carr University

Emily Carr University of Art + Design

An new exhibit at the Vancouver Art Gallery, Ambivalent Pleasures, features artists with ties to Emily Carr University of Art + Design. Of the 40 artists exhibited, 26 are either faculty or alumni of the University! The exhibit presents Surrealist strategies, a range of approaches to abstraction, and concepts which address today’s social contexts. from…

Seneca College partners with CFC and AGO on ground-breaking virtual reality exhibit

Seneca College

Seneca College’s School of Creative Arts and Animation, the Canadian Film Centre’s Media Lab, and the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) partner on Small Wonders: The Gothic Boxwood Miniatures exhibit to showcase rare boxwood carvings in 3D. from the press release: “The Canadian Film Centre’s Media Lab (CFC Media Lab), Seneca’s School of Creative Arts and Animation and the Art…

ACAD receives prestigious art & design designation

Alberta College of Art and Design

from the press release: “ACAD is pleased to announce that it has received the National Association of Schools of Art and Design’s (NASAD) designation of Substantial Equivalency – their highest designation for a post-secondary institution not located in the United States. The institution is the only independent art, craft and design post-secondary institution in Canada…

George Brown College signs agreements with Design schools in Ireland and Italy

George Brown College

George brown college launches two exciting new opportunities for art & design students to further their education abroad, both with the Institute or Art, Design and Technology (IADT) in Ireland and with Politecnico di Milano in Italy. from the press release: “The creation of this opportunity is a significant announcement – not only for us,…

Okanagan College once again hosts Short Story Contest to encourage young writers

Okanagan College

A challenge has been issued to local writers: go big on creativity while short on time. Okanagan College’s English department is once again inviting up-and-coming writers to step out of their comfort zones and into the frenzied creative world of the popular 3-Hour Short Story Contest, returning Saturday, Nov. 5 at all four campuses. The…

Centennial College unveils new Culinary Arts Centre

Centennial College

In fall 2016, Centennial College unveiled its new Culinary Arts Centre, complete with seven kitchen labs, a teaching restaurant and nine new classrooms that can accommodate 600 students. from Centennial College: “The striking new building takes the shape of a quadrangle with a central courtyard to allow natural light to reach all of the residence…

Fleming College receives design award for Haliburton school rebranding

Fleming College

from the press release: “The Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD) is recognizing the transformation and rebranding of Fleming College’s Haliburton School of Art + Design (HSAD) with a prestigious design award. Fleming College will receive an RGD In-House Design Award of Distinction at the Association’s upcoming DesignThinkers conference in Toronto on Nov. 4. Formerly known as…

Medicine Hat College art installation raises awareness for MMIW across Canada

Medicine Hat College

In 2016, Medicine Hat College hosted its first ever REDress Project, an art installation in which red dress are hung around campus in order to raise awareness and memorialize the missing and murdered Indigenous women (MMIW) across Canada. from Medicine Hat News: “A simple but beautiful red dress that’s easy to put on. It’s the…

UFV Library literary arts project displays “human books” to bust stereotypes

University of the Fraser Valley

UFV’s unique literary arts project aims to display a Human Library that builds on personal experiences and outward appearances to challenge prejudices on campus. from the UFV blog: “Our mission is to present unique experiences that challenge peoples’ understanding of stereotypes and educate people on diversity,” says Lisa Morry, a UFV library technician and part of…

Four institutions sign transfer agreement for Arts students

Capilano University, Douglas College, Langara College, Okanagan College

from the press release: “Four post-secondary providers have made it easier for college transfer students to complete a bachelor of arts at Capilano University.  The University recently signed agreements to enable Douglas, Langara and Okanagan college students to transfer seamlessly into year three of Capilano University’s bachelor of Arts with a major in Liberal Studies.…

College of the Rockies hosts “Repatriation as Reconciliation” art presentation

College of the Rockies

College of the Rockies was pleased to host a unique presentation from University of Victoria professor, Dr. Andrea Walsh, entitled ‘Repatriation as Reconciliation: Children’s Art from the Alberni Indian Residential School’. from the press release: “A visual anthropologist specializing in 20th century and contemporary aboriginal art, Dr. Walsh is interested in collections of objects and images…

Great Plains College students weld metal art for can’t miss-auction

Great Plains College

Great Plains College’s unique metal-art auction showcases student art achievements. as profiled in Maclean’s: “Chad Hittel, 21, has to step up his A game. Since he graduated in 2014 from the pre-employment welding certificate program at Great Plains College (GPC), Hittel always donates a piece of metal art to the program’s annual fundraising auction. In…

Niagara College excels in Culinary Arts

Niagara College

from the press release: Niagara College’s Junior Culinary Team Canada proved that it has the recipe for success, winning a gold medal in its first of two competitions at the 2016 Culinary Olympics. The team from Niagara College’s Canadian Food and Wine Institute competed in its first competition at the IKA /Culinary Olympics in Erfurt,…

University of the Fraser Valley launches “Bachelor of Arts 2.0”

University of the Fraser Valley

from the press release: “The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) is reshaping the venerable Bachelor of Arts degree, the foundation of many university graduates’ education. The new BA is linked to UFV’s key learning outcomes and emphasizes four core competencies as well as personal and social responsibility, and adds a mandatory online ePortfolio that highlights the…

MITT GPTech program thrives through industry collaboration

Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology

Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology’s (MITT) Graphic and Print Technician (GPTech) program not only provides students a learning experience which spans the continuum from design to ship-ready product; it also gets them hands-on experience with bona fide industry tools, including a large-format printer which Hamilton says is “in huge demand” these days. This is…

Candace Sanderson: The Sculptor

Grande Prairie Regional College

Candace Sanderson did not give herself a ‘Plan B’ when she made the decision to pursue her creative passion full time in 2012. “I always knew I wanted to be an artist even from a young age,” says Sanderson in work boots, with bright eyes and her hair pulled back into a braid that falls…

Collection et Créations sous influences

Cégep régional de Lanaudière

« Créations sous influences » est un projet qui existe depuis 10 ans. Ce projet, qui est une initiative du département d’Arts, lettres et communication du Cégep de Lanaudière à L’Assomption, a pour objectif de permettre à des étudiants de travailler sous la direction d’artistes professionnels.  Depuis 2006, une cinquantaine d’étudiants ont ainsi produit une vingtaine…

OFFF Tour Québec

Cégep Édouard-Montpetit

Le OFFF Tour Québec, créé par le Département de techniques d’intégration multimédia du cégep Édouard-Montpetit, est un événement annuel d’envergure internationale regroupant des centaines d’amateurs et de professionnels du domaine de la création numérique. Sur place, les participants assistent aux prestations d’artistes de renom des quatre coins du monde qui présentent le fruit de leur…

Holland College student trades hockey stick for paint brush

Holland College

Three years ago, Dylan McQuaid’s résumé would have led one to expect that the 20-year-old would pursue a career in business or sports. After several years of playing hockey – the last three in the Maritime Junior-A Hockey League and the Island Junior Hockey League – he seemed destined to follow the path of many…

St. Clair College’s Jason Fabok

St. Clair College

Windsor, Ontario born Jason Fabok is a graduated from St. Clair College’s Tradigital Animation program in 2007 and was honoured as an Alumni of Distinction in 2014! Fabok has carried his passion for creative pursuits since he was a young boy. A fan of television cartoons, he enjoyed drawing the characters and watching them come…

Le design responsable du Collège LaSalle

Collège LaSalle

Le Collège LaSalle de Montréal “a pour mission d’offrir une éducation qualifiante de haute qualité en réponse aux besoins du marché du travail et à ceux du développement des individus, dans un contexte de mondialisation”. À l’aide de divers intervenants du milieu de la mode, les étudiants en Design sont appelés à développer leurs connaissances…

Native Arts and Culture Alumni: Amy Malbeuf

Portage College

Portage College will be hosting a Visiting Artist Presentation in which accomplished alumni speak to students of the program from which they graduated. Recently, alumna Amy Malbeuf was invited to return to the College for a presentation to the public and for the students of the Native Arts and Culture Program. Having alumni return to the…

Future Ways of Living Cultural Celebration and Pop-Up Lab

George Brown College

The unique George Brown College Institute without Boundaries (IwB), a Toronto-based educational program and design studio, works to achieve social, ecological, and economic innovation through design collaboration. from George Brown College: “The Institute without Boundaries (IwB) was founded in 2003 by the School of Design at George Brown College, in consultation with Bruce Mau. The…

I am my Ancestors…My Ancestors are me

Portage College

Amber Weasel Head is a visual artist, a student in Portage College’s Social Work program, and a graduate of the College’s Aboriginal Art Certificate program and its Artisan Entrepreneurship Diploma program. “I am my Ancestors… My Ancestors are me” tells her story: “This film is about my connection with my ancestors. I am the first…

Hairdressing Fantasy Competition

North West College

North West College offers the full breadth of Adult learning opportunities, one of which is a pre-employment certificate program in Hairstyling, teaching students to perform techniques on hair, wigs, hairpieces, skin and nails. Each year, the Hairstyling students are challenged to compete in a Fantasy Competition. Judged by a panel of experts, students submit mannequins finished…

Career training and culture coalesce at MITT

Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology

When the Downtown Winnipeg Biz put out a call for street banners to celebrate the Year of the Monkey (“Fire Monkey”), students in Jan Hamilton’s Graphic and Print Technician program (GPTech) at Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology answered the call, submitting 22 amazing designs. One of those designs – by MITT student Zhiling (Lucia)…

Lakeland College Interior Design student a double winner in design competitions

Lakeland College

Sydney Melnyk still can’t believe she’s a double winner in student design competitions. “It’s pretty crazy; I can hardly believe it,” says the Lakeland College alumna of winning first place in two National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) design competitions: the 2015-16 Charette Design Competition and the 2015-16 Schoolhouse Charm Student Design Competition. Competing against…

Camosun College’s Comic Arts Festival celebrates the artistry of visual storytelling

Camosun College

Camosun College in Victoria, BC, delivers a nationally unique certificate program in Comics and Graphic Novels each year to approximately 30 students. The one-of-a-kind program was created for students who have a desire to learn the language of visual storytelling, and focuses on skills-based learning for six career paths: comic book creation (print & online),…

“Carrying On” Indigenous Art Exhibition 2016

Portage College

Portage College students from the Native Arts and Culture program were successfully juried into the “Carrying On” Indigenous Art exhibition at the Alberta Craft Council Discovery Gallery last year from June 18th to July 23rd, 2016. The show was also part of The Works Art and Design Festival in Edmonton, which is presented by The…

Fanshawe collaborates on motion capture suit for Parkinson’s patients

Fanshawe College of Applied Arts and Technology

Fanshawe College has collaborated with researchers at Movement Disorder Diagnostic Technologies Inc. (MDDT), a locally-based medical device company to create a prototype of a motion-capture suit and tremor arm sleeve to be used in the diagnosis and monitoring of Parkinson’s patients. MDDT collaborated with Fanshawe’s School of Design to create a prototype suit that can…

The Medicine Hat College Conservatory of Music and Dance

Medicine Hat College

The Medicine Hat College Conservatory of Music and Dance is an important contributor to the Southern Alberta arts community – one that also enjoys the distinction of being one of the institution’s eldest programming areas, opening its doors shortly after the College was founded in 1965. On an annual basis, almost 1,000 multi-generational students enrol…

Full Blood Moon Entertainment: Films that Shifts Perspectives

Grande Prairie Regional College

They call themselves “The Four Horsemen.” They have more to do with film-making than the apocalypse, but the four gentlemen who make up Full Blood Moon Entertainment Inc. are working hard to create a global shift nonetheless. Today, however, they are taking a break at their shared alma mater. Sitting in dark suits in the…

Kelsi McInnes found her calling

Grande Prairie Regional College

Before Kelsi McInnes became a music therapist she first had to discover the profession existed. It all started when the Manning, AB, native was working in part-time respite care as a university student. Her client was a little girl with spinal muscular atrophy. McInnes found it incredibly fulfilling to help improve the well-being of another…

Dalen Landis is a man of many talents

Grande Prairie Regional College

As a photographer, landscape painter, custom tiler, videographer, music-festival organizer and now, professional beer brewer, Dalen Landis is not kidding when he says “I have my fingers in a few different pots.” This morning his fingers are busy filling kegs with fresh Redwillow Falls Amber Ale. A co-owner of Grain Bin Brewing, Landis has also…