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3D Printing : Printing for the Future
June 15, 2015

This summer, Canada’s design museum – the Design Exchange – is showcashing a large scale exhibition on all things 3D Printed. The show, 3DXL , is being touted as the first of its kin

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The Making of Façade’s Art Installation for the 2015 VFF Awards
May 30, 2015

Façade Academy of the Arts was honoured to serve as the 2015 Vaughan Film Festival‘s Creative Sponsors for the third year in a row. Since the festivals inception, Façade and our partner Airpor

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Façade Academy at Art Battle #269
May 21, 2015

“3…2…1… LET’S PAINT!”, the audience counts down as 12 talented artists buckle down to create a painting for Art Battle #269. Art Battle Canada is an art competition

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Art as Therapy: Art Journaling 101
January 22, 2015

Façade Academy’s Art as Therapy program helps students to get in tune with their inner imagination and creative process, and one of the most exciting methods we teach is a process called Art Jo

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Recent Travels – Our Artistic Friend in St Lucia
January 15, 2015

We recently travelled to the beautiful island of St. Lucia where we met many new inspiring people, including wire sculptor Paulinus Herman. Paulinus Herman is a sculpture artist born in St Lucia who c

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Using the Arts to Defend Against Alzheimers
January 8, 2015

Creativity is one of the brain’s biggest workouts. It accesses different and rarely used areas of the brain, and artistic skills learned can stay embedded in the brains reservoirs for decades. Accor

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How can Van Gogh help the Engineer?
December 18, 2014

Art is one of the most important facets of learning. Art works much like the mechanics of mathematics – patterns, symmetry, geometry and intuition fuse together to create a work of beauty pleasi

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Neon Colours Burst in Maya Hayuk’s New Toronto Mural
November 27, 2014

Maya Hayuk, an artist from Brooklyn, has just completed work on her second large-scale mural in Canada and it’s everything we’ve come to expect from the vibrant young artist. The new 300 f

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The Art of Ice Scupltures
November 18, 2014

It’s that time of year again. That cold, wintry Canadian air is back to haunt us, and even though we may miss all the fun we can have in the warm weather, there is still some awesome things that

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Façade is inspired by El Catrin!
October 14, 2014

El Catrin –  An Artistic Expression of Mexican Cuisine  A great restaurant has not only delicious food, but an inviting and unique ambience. El Catrin, a staple of Downtown Toronto’s histori

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