OCAD University's 100th Graduate Exhibition (GradEx)

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 (All day) to Sunday, May 3, 2015 (All day)

More than 600 promising young artists and designers are exhibiting at the biggest GradEx ever -- OCAD University's 100th! This year GradEx expands to a five-day, six-storey exhibition, including the iconic Sharp Centre for Design. The university will throw open its doors, inviting the community to see works by the creative minds of OCAD U’s Class of 2015.

Students from undergraduate and graduate programs will show their final thesis work to an audience of more than 25,000 guests, some of whom attend the show to recruit new talent for their own galleries and firms.

Undergraduate programs represented in this year's GradEx are: Criticism and Curatorial Practice, Drawing & Painting, Integrated Media, Digital Painting and Expanded Animation, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture/Installation and the specialization Cross-Disciplinary Art: Publications in the Faculty of Art; Advertising, Environmental Design, Graphic Design, Illustration, Industrial Design and Material Art & Design (jewellery, fibre and ceramics) in the Faculty of Design. The Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences and School of Interdisciplinary Studies will present work from the Digital Futures and Indigenous Visual Culture programs.

OCAD U's graduate programs are: Contemporary Art, Design and New Media Art Histories, Criticism & Curatorial Practice, Digital Futures, Inclusive Design, Interdisciplinary Master's in Art, Media and Design, Strategic Foresight and Innovation

Feature sales provide the opportunity to purchase work from emerging artists at reasonable prices (details TBA).

100th GradEx Schedule:
Opening Night: Wednesday, April 29, 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Thursday, April 30, 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday, May 1, 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday, May 2, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, May 3, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

TTC Directions: Get off at St. Patrick Subway Station and walk west on Dundas to McCaul (south of Dundas).

Presenting Sponsor:

Mercedes-Benz Financial Services

Venue & Address: 

OCAD University
100 McCaul Street, Toronto

Phone: 

416-977-6000

Cost: 

Free

Events

Jan 26 2015 - 3:00pm
Jan 26 2015 - 12:00pm
Repeats every day every Tuesday and every Thursday until Thu Jan 29 2015 .
Jan 23 2015 - 9:00am, Jan 27 2015 - 9:00am, Jan 29 2015 - 9:00am
Jan 22 2015 - 6:00pm
Jan 15 2015 (All day)

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