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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2019 Visual Merchandising Arts Portfolio Show: SPECTRA

On April 10, 2019 our Visual Merchandising Arts program hosted their portfolio show SPECTRA: House of Colour to a range of industry professionals at the Hazel McCallion Campus in Mississauga. Inspired by mid-century design, SPECTRA is set in an elegant, colourful world. With a spectrum of colours being featured in vignettes based on rooms of home, the show displayed a life filled with elegance, over-abundance, and excessiveness.

Art Hives at Sheridan

Members of the Sheridan community came together to contribute to an exciting exhibition called collectiveEYEdentity, which opened May 10 with an Art Hive in the Trafalgar Library Learning Commons.

The collectiveEYEdentity exhibition will be on display there until August 15.

Sheridan’s Art Hive Initiative is led by Art Fundamentals faculty member Susan Beniston (MFA, ATR-BC, RCAT), who is a visual arts educator, a board-certified art therapist, and faculty peer coach with the Centre for Teaching and Learning.

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.

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.


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