KSA Adds More Depth to Programming

Second Year Added and Open Studio Included as Part of Changes


Program additions to Kootenay Studio Arts (KSA) at Selkirk College will open new pathways to students and new doors to working artists in the region.

After a collaborative review of the Nelson art school that included input from current students, instructors, artists, community members and Selkirk College administration, KSA will begin new offerings starting this September. The major changes include the addition of a two-year diploma pathway and creation of an Open Studio Advanced Certificate.

KSA expands programming

Jewelry Studio student Briana Mercier works on a necklace at the Kootenay Studio Arts Victoria Street Campus in Nelson. Selkirk College has announced an expansion of programming at the storied art school that will begin in September.

“We want to provide our students with a greater opportunity,” says Selkirk College School of the Arts Chair Jason Taylor. “This is a really big key to opening KSA to the community in more ways than ever.”

Registration for KSA’s fall programming is now being accepted.

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