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Industry pros reviewed Photography portfolios

May 17th, 2023

Dawson Professional Photography graduating students met with some of the Montreal photography industry’s heavy hitters May 4 for one-on-one face time at the first annual Dawson Professional Photography Portfolio Reviews. “A notable part of our program has always been the portfolio critiques given by the faculty at the end of the fifth and sixth semesters,”…

Dawson grads dominate Hudson Film Fest

May 17th, 2023

Class of 2022 graduates of Dawson’s 3D Animation and Computer Generated Imagery Program won most of the prizes for emerging filmmakers at the 2023 Hudson Film Festival in April.

Visit the link below for the homepage news story with links to each graduate’s film.

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REFRACTIONS – AEC Commercial Photography Exhibition

May 17th, 2023


An invitation from the 2023 Photography graduates

May 17th, 2023

The Dawson College Professional Photography graduating class of 2023 is thrilled to invite you to our highly anticipated vernissage and exhibition, "Between Us"!  

Please join us in Conrod's at Dawson College for an opening night vernissage on Wednesday, May 24 from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Come and appreciate the artistry of our class while enjoying live music and refreshments, as we showcase our best photographic work and celebrate the culmination of our studies. The "Between Us" exhibition will be open until Saturday, May 28.  

We can't wait to see you there! 

- Class of 2023

QWF College Writers Award application deadline is June 5

May 3rd, 2023

The Quebec Writers' Federation is accepting applications for the 2023 College Writer Award. The award will go to the best short story, poem, or work of nonfiction written in English by a college student at Champlain Regional, Dawson, Heritage, John Abbott, Marianopolis, or Vanier College.

The winner will receive $1,000 and publication in the Quebec Writers’ Federation's online journal.

The submission guidelines for Dawson College are posted on Omnivox.

Questions? You can join the Zoom info session on Thursday, May 4 at 3 p.m., or contact

Artists in Bloom raises over $11,000 for Living Campus!

May 2nd, 2023

Thank you to everyone who came out to support the talented student artists at the 25th edition of Artists in Bloom!

Congratulations to all the talented artists who created works of art over a two-hour period, and put on a fantastic live artistry show. Special thank you to radio host Donna Saker of The Beat 92.5 for auctioning off the beautiful artwork, and Dawson students Mathew Anania and Alessia Vigna for their live musical performances.

The event has raised over $11,000 which will go to support Dawson’s sustainability activities under the Living Campus fund.

Last chance to see The Trial

April 27th, 2023

It's the last week to go see The Trial, presented by the Professional Theatre Program!

Joseph K has been arrested—but for what crime? Adapted from the Kafka novel, the Trial is an absurdist comedy about the bureaucracy of the legal system. Directed by Michael Hughes and performed by the third-year graduating students in their final performance at Dawson.

The ticket price for Dawson students is $5. Faculty enter for free. Use the code “teachers” at the checkout. Tickets are available on their Box Office page.

Last chance for early rate Artists in Bloom tickets

April 19th, 2023

Don't miss out on Dawson's unique art fundraising event Artists in Bloom happening tomorrow, April 20 starting 5:30 p.m.

Today is the final day to purchase tickets at the discounted early rate of $20. You can buy the tickets using cash or card at 2E.6 or 4A.1 during working hours. After today, tickets will also be available for purchase at the door for $25, also payable in cash or card, or online.

Buy your tickets online now.

Each ticket includes:

  • entry to the event
  • live musical entertainment
  • a glass of wine or beverage of choice
  • hors d’oeuvres
  • experiential learning opportunities for students on our Living Campus

What to expect: For the first time since 2019, Artists in Bloom is back! Over two dozen talented student artists in the 3D Animation and Computer Generated Imagery, Illustration and Visual Arts Programs will create new works of art over a two-hour period, which will then be auctioned off by Montreal personality Donna Saker of The Beat 92.5.

All funds raised will go to support Dawson’s sustainability activities under the Living Campus Fund. Enjoy being with the Dawson community, watch art being created, listen to live music, vote for your favourite painting, and chat with fellow art lovers. The Kids’ Corner will also be where young, budding artists (7 years old and up; limited spots available) can paint on their own canvases.

Professional Theatre Program presents The Trial 

April 19th, 2023

Directed by Michael Hughes, third-year students from the Professional Theatre Department will put on a production of Steven Berkoff’s The Trial from April 24-May 6.

The dark but humourous play, which Berkoff based upon an unfinished novel of the same name written by Franz Kafka in 1914-15, centers around Josef K. A young man who has been arrested and has no idea why. While he is awaiting trial, he attempts to discover what is going on but the more Josef looks into things the deeper and deeper in trouble he finds himself.   

Performance Dates

  • Previews at 7:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, April 24 and 25 
  • Opening at 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 26 Playing at 8 p.m. April 26 to 29 and May 3 to 6

Tickets will be available on their Box Office page starting next week.

Vernissage Season begins May 23  

April 19th, 2023

The countdown is on to Vernissage Season at Dawson. Graduating students in Visual Arts, Illustration, Professional Photography, Industrial Design, Graphic Design, 3D Animation and Computer Generated Imagery and Interior Design will present their work in end-of-year exhibitions.

All events are open to all employees and the general public. For dates and details, visit

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Last Modified: May 18, 2023


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