Visual College of Art and Design (VCAD)

Visual College of Art and Design (VCAD)

January 10, 2013 09:00 ET

Winter Portfolio Show to Showcase Fresh Talent From VCAD on January 16, 2013

Portfolio work on display at Harbour Centre Atrium on January 16, 2013

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 10, 2013) - The Visual College of Art and Design of Vancouver (VCAD) will proudly shine the spotlight on its recent graduates at the upcoming Portfolio Show. The show will take place at the Harbour Centre Atrium on West Hastings Street on January 16, 2013. Those interested in catching a sneak peak before the show can view portfolios on display at Harbour Centre beginning January 14, 2013.

"Portfolio shows are an important part of the VCAD school year because they provide students with an outlet to meet prospective employers," says Larry Heinzlmeir, VCAD's VP of Marketing. "With the winter portfolio show, the grads will have their works on display for three days, allowing employers and the public to get a preview of the calibre of work our grads are capable of before meeting the grads at the main event."

Showcasing the work of 36 graduates from the Graphic Design, Interior Design, 3D Modeling Animation Art and Design, and Marketing and Merchandising for Fashion programs, the portfolio show will provide an excellent opportunity for employers to check out fresh new talent ready to make a mark on Vancouver's art and design industry. The event is also a perfect opportunity for prospective students to learn how VCAD can help prepare them for art and design careers. Attendees will be able to ask instructors about VCAD's industry-leading programs, meet members of Vancouver's art and design community, and talk to grads about how to launch a career in the creative arts!

All VCAD diploma programs are designed to ensure graduates are prepared to meet the demands of their chosen industries by providing focused and specialized training on the latest tools, techniques, and technology used by professionals in the field.

Graduate work will be on display in the Harbour Centre Atrium from January 14-16, 2013, during normal business hours. The winter portfolio show takes place on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 from 5-8:00pm. Free refreshments and finger food will be served. For more information, call 1.800.370.5728, or visit You can also follow VCAD on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

About VCAD

VCAD is an art and design school focused on inspiring creativity where the instructors share the same commitment, desire and passion for art and design as the students. Diploma programs in Interior Design, 3D Modeling Animation Art & Design, Game Development and Design, Fashion Design, Graphic Design, Mobile Game Design and Development, and Marketing and Merchandising for Fashion, have quarterly start dates to maximize flexibility for students. VCAD is also a passionate supporter of the arts within the community, offering bursaries, scholarships and awards to local organizations each year.

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