Your Future

In the MacEwan Fine Art program, you learn the ins and out of the local and national fine art scene. You meet and are mentored by local artists. After two years of training, you will be the proud recipient of a Fine Art diploma. What's next?

For many of our graduates, MacEwan University's Fine Art program is a first step toward a life-long involvement in the world of art. Whether you decide to continue your studies or pursue a profession, you leave the program with the training and experience you need to take that next important step.

Continue your studies

Use your Fine Art diploma to transfer into the third year of Bachelor of Fine Art (BFA) programs at:

  • University of Alberta

  • University of Lethbridge

  • Alberta University for the Arts, Calgary

Our graduates have also been awarded visual arts scholarships from the Banff Centre and been given advanced standing at:

  • Concordia University, Montreal

  • Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University

  • Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver

  • New York University, New York

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Take credit for your work

Check transfer agreements between this program and other post-secondary institutions in Alberta. Find out which transfer credits you may be awarded for individual courses.

Pursue a profession

When you graduate, you will have skills and knowledge that go far beyond the studio walls. Just think about it. You are trained to work collaboratively, to discuss big ideas, to consider the views of others, to organize your time effectively and to think critically—about your work and your peers’ work. Exactly the expertise employers value—or that you need to start your own business.

Graduates from our program have worked as:

  • Artists and muralists

  • Teachers and professors

  • Photographers and illustrators

  • Museum preparators and curators

  • Entrepreneurs and gallery owners

  • Product, graphic and interior designers

  • Art and business administrators

  • Writers

  • Shop technicians

  • Art historians

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