SPAO - School Photographic Arts Ottawa

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SPAO houses the only 2 year photographic arts diploma in Canada, a unique 6 month international artist residency, numerous evening and weekend classes, and the only critical independent gallery in the region dedicated to lens-based art. SPAO has one of the most well-appointed darkrooms in the region and prides itself on offering traditional dark room and alternative processes alongside digital techniques. We run many artist talks and special events throughout the year where you can connect to SPAO's dedicated photographic community.