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Jul 25, 2016
It’s a good time to be a late twenty-something adult these days; with many things from the late eighties and early nineties making a comeback, even things that we aren’t happy to see return; high-waist shorts, crop tops, jelly sandals….**groan**. From fashion to past-times, everything old is new again including a digital phenomenon taking the world by virtual storm! Pokemon Go is a digital reboot...
Jul 11, 2016
Centre for Arts and Technology is a place of learning, exploration, diversity and creativity. What better way to show you than through some student features? Over the coming weeks and months, we will be featuring some outstanding students and the creative work they are producing! Starting with the Digital Photography department’s senior students, you will have the opportunity to get to know some...
Jun 29, 2016
Picture this; a 19 year old who just wanted to play guitar and record music as a hobby…..Have you heard a story like this before? Do you think you know how it ends?Riley MacIntyre is the embodiment of this story.  Riley graduated from CAT in 2009.  The story of his beginnings in Penticton, BC to his thriving career are both, amazing and inspiring.Riley became interested in recording...
Jun 20, 2016
Centre for Arts and Technology is proud to announce that a groundbreaking partnership has been established between Centre for Arts and Technology and Langara College, Continuing Studies. This partnership will see CAT’s industry-proven animation curriculum offered at Langara’s downtown Vancouver campus.Kelowna, BC, June 7, 2016 – Centre for Arts and Technology is pleased to announce that a...
May 24, 2016
Centre for Arts and Technology’s annual Digital Bootcamp has come and gone, yet again. This year we had more Bootcampers than ever join us for 4 days of fun, educational exploration into the digital arts. With almost 150 high school students on campus, CAT was buzzing with activity as these young creatives explored programs such as 2D Animation & Digital Art, Audio Engineering &...
May 20, 2016
Back in January 2016, one of our 2013 Grads, Calder Moore, has been working on a secret project.  A Graduate of the “3D Animation” program (now known as “Animation for Game, Film and Visual Effects”), Moore has been working on a design for a new coin for the Canadian Mint:You can check out The Loon coin HEREFrom the Canadian Mint website:About the first coin design: The Loon“Designed by...
May 20, 2016
On January 19th, 2016, Centre for Arts and Technology had a guest lecturer.  Mr. Don Parker, who was visiting from the University of Gloucestershire in the United Kingdom, came to our school as a way to say hello to their now-sister school.  He visited The Centre for a few hours, talked to our Graphic Design and Web Development students and then was whisked away on an airplane to...
Apr 14, 2016
No one said the road to becoming a professional digital filmmaker was an easy one; like many other arts-based careers, it takes dedication, commitment, drive and above all passion. Passion to make you get up early in the morning when the light is just right for shooting, passion to push you onward when film school gets tough, passion to look away when doubters tell you that you will never make it...
Feb 3, 2016
Ingrid Uhrich is a Fashion Design and Merchandising Instructor at Centre for Arts and Technology and she has recently started a 180 Day Challenge.  What is the challenge?  To wear the same dress, yes the same dress, for 180 days straight.  Why would she do such a thing, you might ask?  Well, we let her answer this question in her own words... CAT:What's your name?My name...
Feb 3, 2016
And who can nominate people?  You can!  You don’t have to be an expert, or have gone to an art school… it’s all up to you!You can nominate someone in the community, who resides in the Central Okanagan, for awards in such disciplines as:- Visual Arts (2D / 3D: drawing, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, installation, digital)- Music (singing, songwriting, performance (in a...

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