Holiday OCAD Artist Alley 2019

Sunday, December 15, 2019 - 1:00pm to 7:00pm

Come to OCAD's student-run Holiday Artist Alley! You'll find a wide variety of beautiful posters, prints, zines, stickers, greeting cards, ceramics, fashion, jewelry items and more from local creators. Support 50+ OCAD U artists and alumni.

This event is open to the public so come by and support local artists! FREE ADMISSION!

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 backside) elevators to the 2nd floor.

Follow us on Instagram: instagram.com/ocadartistalley/
FB: https://www.facebook.com/ocadartistalley/

We'll be revealing artist profiles leading up to the event!

If you want to volunteer or have questions, please contact: kmoore@ocadu.ca

The OCAD Artist Alley is a student initiative, created with support from OCAD Student Union, to give Students and Alumni across all programs the opportunity to exhibit and sell their work.

Poster art by Becky Wu.
Tickets NOT needed for entrance

Venue & Address: 
Great Hall (Level 2), 100 McCaul Street
Website: 
www.facebook.com/events/405397327005429/
Email: 
communications.ocadaa@gmail.com
Cost: 
Free admission
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Queer Print Club: Drop-in Studio

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Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 1:00pm to Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 5:00pm
  • Saturday, November 9th: 1 pm - 5 pm
  • Sunday, December 1st: 1 pm - 5 pm
  • Saturday, January 18th: 1 pm - 5 pm
  • Saturday, February 8th: 1 pm - 5 pm
  • Saturday, March 7th: 1 pm - 5 pm
  • Saturday, April 4th: 1 pm - 5 pm

Drop-In Studio Times are open to registered #OCADU undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff. No printmaking experience necessary.

For more information, email nshick@ocadu.ca if you need to know what to bring and / or how to prepare your artwork for printmaking processes.

ABOUT QUEER PRINT CLUB:
Queer Print Club is where print culture meets queer culture. The group is open to OCAD U students, faculty and staff. No printmaking experience is necessary. Members will have access to technical instruction, studio support and equipment in the printmaking studios during monthly drop-in studio times and build networks through community events.

LEARN MORE ABOUT STUDENT GROUPS:
https://www.ocadu.ca/services/campus-life/student-groups.htm

Venue & Address: 
Printmaking, Level 3, 100 McCaul Street
Website: 
https://www.facebook.com/Queer-Print-Club-at-OCADU-192675551686615/
https://www.ocadu.ca/services/campus-life/student-groups.htm
Email: 
qweerprintclub@gmail.com

WAFFLE NIGHT 2

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm

Take a break and come for some free waffles!

Wednesday, November 20 and 27, 2019
7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Lambert Lounge (Room 187), Level 1, 100 McCaul Street

ABOUT INTERVARSITY:
We want to share love and support the larger OCAD U community as well as the city by fostering a caring community through our actions and events. We hope to welcome and create safe spaces for people to engage and grow in their faith. We also want to encourage others to learn and grow to use their skills and talents to serve the larger community. 

LEARN MORE ABOUT STUDENT GROUPS:
https://www.ocadu.ca/services/campus-life/student-groups.htm

Venue & Address: 
Lambert Lounge (Room 187), Level 1, 100 McCaul Street
Website: 
www.facebook.com/IVOCADU/
www.ocadu.ca/services/campus-life/student-groups.htm
www.instagram.com/ocadivcf/
Email: 
ocadivcf@gmail.com
Cost: 
FREE!
Waffle Night poster November 2019

WAFFLE NIGHT 1

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 7:30pm to 10:30pm

Take a break and come for some free waffles!

Wednesday, November 20 and 27, 2019
7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Lambert Lounge (Room 187), Level 1, 100 McCaul Street

ABOUT INTERVARSITY:
We want to share love and support the larger OCAD U community as well as the city by fostering a caring community through our actions and events. We hope to welcome and create safe spaces for people to engage and grow in their faith. We also want to encourage others to learn and grow to use their skills and talents to serve the larger community. 

LEARN MORE ABOUT STUDENT GROUPS:
https://www.ocadu.ca/services/campus-life/student-groups.htm

Venue & Address: 
Lambert Lounge (Room 187), Level 1, 100 McCaul Street
Website: 
www.facebook.com/IVOCADU/
www.ocadu.ca/services/campus-life/student-groups.htm
www.instagram.com/ocadivcf/
Email: 
ocadivcf@gmail.com
Cost: 
FREE!
Waffle Night poster November 2019

EXTENDED DEADLINE JAN 6! CALL FOR STUDENT WORKSHOP LEADERS: CREATIVE WORKSHOPS

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Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 1:00pm to Monday, January 6, 2020 - 11:00pm

If you KNOW something, TEACH something!

The OCAD U Student body is filled with people with amazing skills and knowledge! We’re looking for current OCAD U students interested in sharing their skills by leading a creative art or design workshop for fellow students.

Apply to facilitate a workshop on: 

  • A studio technique or method
  • A piece of software that other students would find useful 
  • Another skill essential to your art or design practice

Selected facilitators will earn an honorarium of $100, as well as a budget for materials (up to $40). Workshops should be around 2 hours long and include a hands-on component, so that attendees can get a chance to experience and practice new skills. Workshops will be held in the OCAD U Library’s Learning Zone at 113 McCaul Street in January, February or early March 2020, and will be open to all students at OCAD U. 

 

Application process: 

Please submit a completed copy of the workshop proposal (the Microsoft Word file available to download on this event page) to Marta at mchudolinska@ocadu.ca by January 6, 2020. Additional documentation, such as images of sample work similar to what you are proposing, is welcome but not required.

 

This workshop series is presented in partnership by the OCAD U Library and the Writing & Learning Centre and supported by funding from the Ontario Post-Secondary Access and Inclusion Program, administered by the WLC.

Venue & Address: 
Learning Zone, 113 McCaul Street, level 1 also accessible from 122 St. Patrick Street
Email: 
mchudolinska@ocadu.ca
Cost: 
Free
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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: First Generation Student Publication

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 9:30am to Friday, November 1, 2019 - 11:45pm

First generation* students from all OCAD U undergrad programs are invited to submit work for an upcoming student publication.

The theme is Educational Worth. The issue of continuing and education has generated conversations about the stress of life-school balance and the uncertainty of future.

Looking for works on personal experience, opinions and thoughts on education. Works submitted can be any medium, including writing. Participants may also contribute through answering a short questionnaire.

If interested, email ocadpub.submissions@gmail.com

Deadline: Friday, November 1, 2019

*You are first generation if your parents/family did not attend a college or university--you are the first.

Venue & Address: 
100 McCaul Street
Email: 
ocadpub.submissions@gmail.com
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Introduction to InDesign

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Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 2:00pm

Join us in the OCAD U Library's Learning Zone for a basic introduction to Adobe InDesign!

 

For those who learn best in person, this simple and casual introduction will give you enough skills to start working with InDesign (and suggest resources to develop more specialized skills down the line). This presentation is intended for current OCAD U students who are new to the software and will provide an overview to creating files and laying out a zine or book project. Bring your laptop to follow along, a notebook to take notes, and any questions you have. We're not experts, but we're happy to introduce you to this useful and powerful publishing tool!

Venue & Address: 
Learning Zone, 122 St. Patrick Street, Level 1. Also accessible from 113 McCaul Street.
Email: 
mchudolinska@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 ext.2529
Cost: 
Free
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Introduction to Photoshop

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us in the OCAD U Library's Learning Zone for a basic introduction to Adobe Photoshop!

For those who learn best in person, this simple and casual introduction will give you enough skills to start working with Photoshop (and suggest resources to develop more specialized skills down the line). This presentation is intended for current OCAD U students who are new to the software and will provide an overview to basic file types, tools and adjustments. Bring your laptop to follow along, a notebook to take notes, and any questions you have. We're not experts, but we're happy to introduce you to this useful and powerful tool of image editing!

 

 

Venue & Address: 
Learning Zone, 122 St. Patrick Street, Level 1. Also accessible from 113 McCaul Street.
Email: 
mchudolinska@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 ext.2529
Cost: 
Free
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Call for Submissions: Exhibition Proposals for the Learning Zone

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Friday, December 6, 2019 - 9:00am

The Learning Zone is currently accepting submissions for exhibitions in our gallery space between February 3rd and March 18th 2020. We are looking for two exhibitions, each installed for approximately three weeks. The deadline for submissions is Sunday January 19, 2020.

 

With a large glass wall facing the first level of Village by the Grange, the Learning Zone Main Space provides an excellent opportunity to have your work seen by the OCAD U community and the general public. Due to the flexibility of our space, we can accommodate a broad variety of formats: two dimensional, three dimensional, installation, performance, audio or video work.

 

The Learning Zone encourages submissions from all areas of study at OCAD University, including undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and alumni. We accept proposals for solo and group exhibitions. Students who wish to curate an exhibition of student work are also encouraged to apply. Don't be intimidated, we're here to help make your exhibit idea a reality! We can provide support in exhibition planning, installation and more.

 

Our application process is simple and easy. Students or Faculty interested in planning an exhibit in the Learning Zone should contact LZ Librarian, Marta Chudolinska at mchudolinska@ocadu.ca with the following information: Medium and theme of work to be exhibited, Approximate number of pieces to be installed, Potential dates of interest, Program of Study & Year Level.

 

For more information on how to submit an exhibition proposal, please refer to our submission guidelines: https://www.ocadu.ca/Assets/content/exhibitions/Doc+Linked+from+How+to+S...

Venue & Address: 
113 McCaul Street, Level 1 Also accessible from 122 St. Patrick Street
Website: 
https://www.ocadu.ca/Assets/content/exhibitions/Doc+Linked+from+How+to+Submit+Webpage_LearningZone.pdf
Email: 
mchudolinska@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 ext. 2529
Cost: 
Free

Thank You Thursday

Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Many OCAD U alumni and friends support our university through gifts and donations. Last year alone, donors provided over $2 million in gifts and in-kind donations to support the students and the university. Their support has provided scholarships, awards and bursaries as well as travel opportunities and special programs. We want to show our appreciation for their generosity. Join us on Thursday September 12 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm to write a short message of thanks and sign a card.

The cards will be available at our tables located in the main lobby at 100 McCaul. Snacks and beverages will be provided. We hope to see many of you there.

-Development & Alumni Relations Team

Venue & Address: 
100 McCaul Street - Lobby
Email: 
cjeyarajah@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416 977 6000 x 4780
Cost: 
FREE!

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