Events

2018 Creative Futures Expo 

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

November 19 & 20, 2018 - 9am-2pm
Ontario Science Centre
770 Don Mills Rd., Toronto, ON

Are you a high school student with an interest in visual arts? Or in a post-secondary creative foundations program? Or, are you out of school but looking to switch careers? Launch your creative career at the Creative Futures Expo!

This free, two-day event is Canada's largest school fair and career information event for the visual arts sector

Learn how you can dream big and go far ... doing what you love and getting paid.

Meet with reps from leading universities and colleges who offer programs in visual arts. Hear first-hand about the many job areas available in these fields during Q&A speaker panels, featuring young professionals in advertising, design and image-making industries. Past speakers have included Shauna Roe, copywriter at Leo Burnett Canada; Andrew Passas, associate design director at john st.; and Nneka Myers, visual development artist at Corus Entertainment.

And there's more! Read on ...


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Paul Koidis, associate dean of design at Georgian College and a past Creative Futures Expo speaker panel moderator (pictured below), says, “Creative Futures is an amazing opportunity to talk to young creative minds about the future, innovation, and the power of fresh ideas to change the world in every possible way.”


Photo by Trina Turl


WHAT'S ON AT THE CREATIVE FUTURES EXPO

SCHOOL FAIR

Talk with reps from more than 20 leading art & design colleges and universities about their programs and entry requirements. Just some of the many study areas covered, include: 

Participating schools and exhibitors include the following ...

But check back - more schools signing up weekly!

 



Photos by Trina Turl

SPEAKER PANELS

Register to attend one of our Q&A discussions with recent grads and industry professionals in advertising, graphic design, photography, illustration and CGI/animation; who will talk about how they got into their dream career.

Photos by Trina Turl

INFO SESSIONS

New this this! Learn about financial aid options from ScholarshipsCanada & SchoolFinder ... and more, in these walk-in sessions.

ART EXHIBIT

See the winning work from Applied Arts Student and Professional Awards programs. Be inspired and see what it takes to get to the top. Watch for winning work by top students who are enrolled in the schools exhibiting at the School Fair!


Photos by Trina Turl

CREATOR ZONE

New this year! Experience first-hand and get pro resources in this interactive exhibit area.

 

SPACE IS LIMITED 

This is a free event. There are only two Speaker Panels daily and pre-registration is required.

Registration extended to Tuesday, November 6, 2018.

 


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