The Digital Media, Contemporary Music and Studio Arts programs support individualism in a challenging learning environment that integrates history, critical thinking, science, technology, business in hands-on studio settings.
Classes are held in beautiful Nelson, BC where arts and culture provide a backdrop to a unique blend of urban sophistication and mountain charm with an unhurried pace and friendly atmosphere.
Learn blacksmithing, welding, bladesmithing, and patterned steel techniques to create beautiful objects for both form and function. Enthusiastic and dedicated instructors share their passion and skills with you in the metal studio. With an emphasis on developing proper techniques and hands-on studio practice, you will learn how to bring your ideas from design to completion.
Our practicing artist instructors take you through technical, critical and design issues in contemporary pottery and ceramics, as well as show you traditional techniques like hand-building, wheel, glazing and firing. We’ll take you from beginner potter through to professional artist, ready to start your career with your artistic talent and business skills.
Get the skills you need to take your work from the creative design process and conception to the presentation of your finished product. Our Digital Arts program helps you work in graphic design, illustration, animation, visual and special effects, web design, and interactive application development.
The Digital Fabrication & Design program prepares students for employment or further education in the fields of digital fabrication, advanced manufacturing, engineering technologist, and solid modeling, technical/equipment sales and support, with an emphasis on emerging technologies and strategies.
The Advanced Diploma in Music offers graduates of the Selkirk College Music & Technology program a chance to continue their learning with our expert instructors. Students can take their area of expertise to the next level and further develop their craft honing their skills to the contemporary music industry.
The Selkirk College Music Program has been preparing students for the commercial music and entertainment industry for over 25 years. A diverse cross-section of musical styles is offered allowing students to explore the best that each genre has to offer from rock and blues, to jazz, folk and world music.
Our textile program is designed to cultivate an environment of creative problem solving and thinking in conjunction with hands-on studio work supporting students in becoming efficient creative makers in their chosen field of textiles. In Selkirk College's Textiles program, there is an emphasis on developing skills and a high level of proficiency within a diverse range of techniques. You will have the opportunity to engage in many areas of study, including weaving, felting, dyeing, screen printing and pattern drafting.
The Web Development Program prepares students with skills and knowledge required to start a career as a Full Stack Web Application Developer. Students will learn how coding skills and agile web development business practices can be applied to solve real-world problems and support organizations to meet the demands of the ever-changing digital landscape.