OCAD Artist Alley 2018: Holiday Edition

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 2:00pm to 8:00pm

Looking for unique gifts for friends and family this holiday season? Come to OCAD's student-run Holiday Artist Alley: Holiday Edition, where you will find a wide variety of beautiful posters, prints, zines, stickers, greeting cards, ceramics, fashion, jewellery items and more from local creators. This event is open to the public.

Remember to BRING CASH as most artists do not have card readers. There are ATMs in the building.
We are a wheelchair accessible space. Please take the main lobby rear elevators to Level 2, Great Hall.

Follow us on Instagram: instagram.com/ocadartistalley to view Artist Profiles leading up to the event!

If you want to volunteer or have questions, please email ocadartistalley@gmail.com

ABOUT ARTIST ALLEY:
The OCAD Artist Alley is a student initiative, created with support from OCAD Student Union, giving students and alumni across all programs the opportunity to exhibit and sell their work.
Poster art by Becky Wu.

RSVP:
Please register your intent to attend through our Eventbrite link (tickets NOT needed for entrance): https://bit.ly/2P6y7sr

Venue & Address: 
Great Hall (Level 2), 100 McCaul Street
Website: 
www.facebook.com/ocadartistalley/
Email: 
ocadartistalley@gmail.com
Cost: 
Free Admission
Holiday OCAD Artist Alley

Call for Applications: Holiday Artist Alley

Apply Now: Holiday Artist Alley
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 12:00pm to Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 11:45pm

We would like to showcase talent from current OCAD U students and alumni across all programs so every art form is welcome! Deadline to apply is Saturday, November 3, 2018 (11:59 PM)

This event will be held in the Great Hall in 100 McCaul Street (2 to 8 PM), on Tuesday, December 4, 2018.

More details to apply on our Page OCAD Artist Alley
If you have questions, please contact: ocadartistalley@gmail.com

VOLUNTEER:
Please consider volunteering with us! Volunteers will be guaranteed space to sell their work.

Venue & Address: 
Great Hall (Level 2), 100 McCaul Street
Website: 
www.facebook.com/OCAD-Artist-Alley-507513873031048/
Email: 
ocadartistalley@gmail.com
Cost: 
Free to apply and participate

grOCAD Plant Sale

grOCAD Plant Sale
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 11:00am to 6:00pm

grOCAD is having a plant sale to raise money to support their ongoing projects like their Windowfarm and Aquafarm installations. A variety of houseplants, to name a few like spider plants, golden pothos,  jade and mother of thousands will be on sale.

Anyone who is interested in making a purchase, learning about our projects or how to care for houseplants can pass by. 

About grOCAD:

grOCAD is a group of students, faculty and staff who are working together to integrate plant life to our everyday experience by cultivating areas in and around OCAD U’s campus. grOCAD’s aim is to increase healthy food accessibility, encourage discourse about how plants improve quality of life and heighten awareness to urban agricultural practices.

Venue & Address: 
Main Lobby, 100 McCaul Street
Website: 
https://www.facebook.com/groups/ocadgrows/
Email: 
ocadgrows@gmail.com
Cost: 
Free

O-DAYS! OCAD Artist Alley

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 11:00am to 5:00pm

Need new paintings or sculptures to decorate your room? Maybe a one-of-a-kind jacket, or a custom ring? Some prints, zines, or stickers?

This event is open to the public so come by and support local artists!
**Remember to BRING CASH as most artists do not have card readers**

We'll be revealing Artist Profiles leading up to the event... Follow us on Instagram: instagram.com/ocadartistalley/

The OCAD Artist Alley is a student initiative, in collaboration with OCAD U Campus Life and O-Days! 2018, to give students and alumni across all programs the opportunity to exhibit and sell their work.

Poster art by Becky Wu.

Eventbrite link: (coming soon)*: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/ocad-artist-alley-2018-tickets-49075457013 
*Tickets NOT needed for entrance.

VOLUNTEER! Or ask Questions:
Please contact: ocadartistalley@gmail.com

Venue & Address: 
OCAD U's Butterfield Park, 100 McCaul Street
Website: 
www.instagram.com/ocadartistalley/
www.facebook.com/events/386542508542749/
www.facebook.com/OCAD-Artist-Alley-507513873031048/
Email: 
ocadartistalley@gmail.com
Artist Alley poster

Call for Applications: OCAD U Artist Alley

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 1:30pm to Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 11:45pm

This student-run event will be held in Butterfield Park on the first day of classes (Wednesday, September 5, 11 AM to 5 PM), as part of O-DAYS! 2018.

We would like to showcase talent from current OCAD U students and alumni across all programs so every art form is welcome!

Free to both apply and table! Deadline to apply is July 31.

If you want to volunteer or have questions about this student-run initiative, please email ocadartistalley@gmail.com

Artist Applications: https://goo.gl/forms/v7eZSr5ZnfP1HYFX2 ✦

✦ FAQs ✦

Q: Who can apply? 
A: Any current OCAD U student or alumni. Please note we are not accepting applications from incoming first years. 

Q: How many artists are you accepting?
A: We currently have space for around 20 artists in Butterfield park. If there is a high volume of applicants, we will look to increasing the venue space. 

Q: What are we allowed to sell? 
A: Anything that you have made! This includes: prints, posters, stickers, paintings, merchandise, sculptures, jewelry, fashion, zines, and more! Fanart and original art both allowed. 

Q: I'm a Sculpture major, but I also make stamps and prints! Can I sell those? 
A: Yes! Please don't feel restricted by what your major is at all; we only ask for your program out of interest. 

Q: What if we have class or other commitments in the middle of the event?
A: Please try to find a friend to watch your table for you while you are away. If you are selected and need help finding someone, get in touch with us right away. Please note that you should be here prior to 11 for set-up and clean-up will start at 5. 

Q: How big are the tables?
They are 29 by 30 by 72 inches (H x W x L).

Q: Will there be food or refreshments?
A: We will have small snacks and water available but it would be a good idea to pack a lunch beforehand, or arrange to have lunch delivered. 

Q: Is this event happening rain or shine? 
A: The short answer is yes, but the event time may be shortened. While this is an outdoors event, the majority of the space is sheltered by the Sharp Center for Design. 

Q: Who is running this event?
A: This event is organized and run by students at OCAD, sponsored by OCAD U Campus Life, as part of O-DAYS! 2018. 

Please note you will be responsible for handling your own cash and transactions. OCAD U is not responsible for any lost or damaged property.

Venue & Address: 
OCAD University Butterfield Park (Wednesday, September 5 / 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.) 100 McCaul Street
Website: 
https://www.facebook.com/events/474600512983035/
www.ocadu.ca/orientation
Email: 
ocadartistalley@gmail.com
Cost: 
Free
OCAD Artist Alley

Valentine's Day MAAD Sales

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 11:00am to 7:00pm

Buy soft goods and jewelry for your Valentine and friends in the lobby of 100 McCaul St. 

Venue & Address: 
Main Lobby, OCAD U
Material Art & Design Valentine's Day Sale

OCAD U Poster Fair!

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 11:00am to 6:00pm

The OCAD U Zine Library presents the 2nd OCAD U Poster Fair on October 26th, 11am-6pm!

 

Located in the lobby of 100 McCaul, the poster fair will feature OCAD University students selling their original prints, postcards and posters. The fair will represent a range of prices and media, from screenprinted and letterpress to digitally printed works.

 

**Event image by Connie Le, who will be one of the vendors at the fair **

Venue & Address: 
lobby, 100 McCaul St.
Email: 
ocadzinelibrary@gmail.com
Cost: 
Free!
image of flamingo and cacti in desert setting with the words Don't Touch Me

9th Annual OCADU Zine Fair!

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 11:00am to Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 6:00pm

The 9th annual OCAD U Zine Fair is coming up. Don’t miss two days of zines, comics, prints, button making and more!

March 22nd & 23rd
11am - 6pm 
Main lobby of 100 McCaul St. 

Come meet creators from across the OCAD U zine community and support the work of local artists and makers.

The Zine Library will be hosting button making throughout the event.  All proceeds from button making will go to the OCAD Zine Library collection and its initiatives.

poster design by Francis Tomkins

 

Venue & Address: 
Lobby, 100 McCaul St.
Email: 
ocadzinelibrary@gmail.com
Cost: 
Free!
OCADU Zine Fair, March 9th &10th 11am - 6pm  Main lobby of 100 McCaul St.
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Material Art and Design Valentine's Day Sale

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

The Material Art & Design program presents a Valentine's Day Sale featuring a selection of ceramics, jewellery and textiles on Feb. 8th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm in the front lobby of 100 McCaul.

 

Venue & Address: 
100 McCaul Street Lobby
MAAD Valentine's Sale

Proudly Canadian Crafts Holiday Sale

Proudly Canadian
Sunday, November 2, 2008 - 4:00pm to 10:00pm

Support the handmade movement and our local economy this holiday season by purchasing quality handcrafted gifts made by local community artisans. The Proudly Canadian Crafts Holiday Sale features work by OCAD student Saba Bushnaq (BoNBoN by Saba).

Venue & Address: 
Dufferin & Dundas Streets 651 Dufferin Street, Toronto, Ontario
Email: 
proudlycanadiancrafts@gmail.com
Cost: 
Free

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