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Sheridan's longstanding and renowned Crafts and Design program is resident in the Department of Material Art and Design, along with a degree program in Interior Design and a diploma program in Interior Decorating. Students are provided strong entrepreneurial training to prepare them for a self-directed practice or employment in the industry. In addition, we offer a diploma in the highly sought-after Visual Merchandising Arts program, as well as Art Fundamentals and Visual and Creative Arts.

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Highlights

Interdisciplinary team of Sheridan students featured at Winter Stations

Students from Sheridan’s Honours Bachelor of Craft and Design program feature their installation "Chairavan" at Winter Stations in Toronto. The waterfront exhibit opens on February 18 and will run until April 1.

Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory exhibits Art Fundamentals Insect Sculptures

In January 2019, the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory in Cambridge, Ontario invited 25 Art Fundamental program students to showcase their cardboard insect sculptures in an exhibit gallery from February 1, 2019 – March 31, 2019. The sculptures are currently displayed at the conservatory to contribute to public education programs that help foster a greater appreciation for the insects.

Connect Bench from Sheridan's Public Creativity Studio installed in SCAET

Connect is now in our SCAET Building at the Trafalgar Campus.

This bench is called Connect and it is designed to meet the needs of the Sheridan community by employing durable materials, thoughtful design, and compliance with all building and fire codes. Connect (2018) was made in Sheridan's Public Creativity Studio by Sheridan students Melissa Merante (designer), Rima Sarhan, Katlin Walsh and Erisen Xu (fabrication team).

Bachelor of Interior Design student Zoya Yahya wins Bullock + Wood Student Award

Congratulations to Bachelor of Interior Design student Zoya Yahya on winning the 2018 Bullock + Wood Interior Design Student Award.

Zoya is a graduate of Architectural Technology at Sheridan and is currently in her fourth year in the Honours Bachelor of Interior Design program. The Bullock + Wood Design award is open to all students enrolled in an ARIDO recognized interior design program in Ontario. It recognizes design excellence in the corporate sector. A design challenge is circulated to schools each November and the submitted entries are judged by the firm’s staff.

Visual Merchandising Arts Alumnus Profile: Cait Geddes

Cait Geddes is the founder of House & Canvas — an online retailer dedicated to helping crafty customers find the best DIY products. Along with an online store, Geddes has a retail space where she hosts workshops and sells DIY products, including her own line of chalk paint and brushes. Geddes credits Sheridan’s visual merchandising program with instilling her with the importance of building professional relationships.

Looking to give back, Geddes works to make a difference in the lives of others as well. Last year, she established a bursary at Sheridan for current visual merchandising students.

Contact

Heather Whitton
Associate Dean
Ext. 2506

Nora Endicott
Academic Portfolio Administrator
Ext. 2632

Christine Franch
Program Support Specialist
Ext. 2571

Tammie Tesone
Program Support Specialist