THE OTTAWA SCHOOL OF ART

Registered Name: OTTAWA SCHOOL OF ART ECOLE D'ART D'OTTAWA

Business Number: 126510528RR0001

About This Charity

Our Mission

The Ottawa School of Art is Ottawa's leading institution for arts education. The OSA provides art education for any citizen of the National Capital Region with an interest to skill build, following our motto Art for Everyone OSA plays an important role of inclusivity and opportunity within the arts community of Ottawa

About Our Charity

The OSA is a key contributor to the culturally rich, diverse and vibrant community of the National Capital Region. As a non-profit, charitable organization, the school offers a full range of specialized art courses for all ages. In addition to general art courses, the OSA offers three pre-professional programs: a one-year Portfolio Development Certificate, a one-year Contemporary Crafts Certificate, and a three-year Fine Arts Diploma.

The OSA’s fully accessible building gets a lot of use; having grown from 3 to 7 core programs within 20 years as well as reaching out to the Ottawa community working with 7 different community centres across the capital for youth at risk, new Canadians and homeless youg adults  to receive arts education in a safe environment. The OSA Outreach program running consecutively over 10 years has shaped the lives of thousands of students some of which who have gone into fashion design, graphic design as well as owning their own business.