OCAD University is excited to announce the recipients of the 2016 Alumni of Influence awards. These accomplished alumni are being recognized for their outstanding professional and artistic achievements as well as for their service to the community.
This year’s recipients:
Legacy – Jack Bush (Fine Art, 1934)
Distinguished Alumni – Geoffrey Roche (Communication & Design, 1974)
Distinguished Educator – Paul Dallas (Communication & Design, 1982)
World Builder – Dany Pen (Sculpture/Installation, 2010)
Trailblazer – Sky Goodden (Criticism & Curatorial Practice, 2010)
“It is remarkable to look at the achievements of OCAD University alumni and see what an enormous impact they have made in their professions and in their communities,” said Dr. Sara Diamond, President and Vice-Chancellor, OCAD University. “These creative minds have gone beyond excellence in their work and have inspired others to make their unique mark on the world.”
The Alumni of Influence awards reception and presentation, emceed by television host Ajay Fry, takes place Saturday, November 12 at 6:30 p.m. in OCAD University’s Great Hall at 100 McCaul St., Toronto.
Nominated by their peers and selected by a jury of alumni, faculty and staff, award recipients demonstrate excellence in a diverse range of fields and activities, whether at home or abroad. These may include art, design, media, business, science, humanities, medicine, education and public service. For full bios on the recipients visit the website.
This Alumni of Influence event has been made possible through the support of Presenting Sponsor TD Insurance.