News Archive

Thursday, September 22, 2016
Second year IAMD graduate student David Constantino Salazar will have his new public art commission, One & All, unveiled on Thursday, September 22 at 10:00am.
Thursday, August 25, 2016
OCAD University is pleased to announce students can now embark on a study exchange with RMIT Vietnam.
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
OCAD University has appointed Francisco Alvarez as Executive & Artistic Director, Galleries System, for a two-year term beginning September 26, 2016.
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 11:30am
Assistant professor David Thorne has published a new article with Applied Arts called "Hip To Be Square".
Monday, August 22, 2016
Sara Diamond, Patricio Davila and Steve Szigeti have collaborated on an op-ed titled 
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 10:15am
Creative Quarterly Journal is a publication that features some of the best work in art, photography, design and artists in all media from all countries.
Thursday, August 18, 2016
We send congratulations to Iveta Karpathyova, a second-year student in the Interdisciplinary Master’s in Art, Media and Design (IAMD) program, who won the Martial Arts Studies Film Competition host
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Simona Turco is the first OCAD University student to win the prestigious Angelo Donghia Foundation Senior Scholarship, given out annually to students in the field of interior design.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
The OCAD U/Globe and Mail summer series “By Design” continues with an op-ed written by Sarah Tranum and Alia Weston, leaders of the Minor in Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation. Their p
Friday, August 12, 2016
The second opinion piece in the OCAD U/Globe and Mail summer series “By Design” has been published. In the op-ed, "
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Nominations are now being accepted for several student positions on the OCAD University Board of Governors and the
Monday, August 8, 2016
The Globe and Mail Report on Business published the first of six opinion pieces in an OCAD U/Globe and Mail summer series.
Monday, August 8, 2016
OCAD University solicits proposals for the services of an architectural design consultant team to lead the design and implementation of Creative City Campus (CCC), a project that will, among other
Thursday, August 4, 2016
OCAD University has appointed Dr. Robert Luke as Vice-President, Research & Innovation, effective August 29, 2016.
Thursday, August 4, 2016
Rouzbeh Akhbari (Sculpture/Installation, 2016) is taking home a $5,000 award for his installation Institutio
Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Faculty member Mark Dickinson’s book Listening for the Heartbeat of Being:
Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 12:45pm
  Illustration Professor Gary Taxali has been featured on the American Illustration/American Photography website. 
Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 2:45pm
Five Students from Advertising and Graphic Design were selected among the finalists in the 2016 ADCC Student Competition.
Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 2:15pm
The work of seven OCAD U students has been selected among 5,304 entrants as semifinalists in the 2016 Adobe Design Achievement Awards, the global digital media competition for student creators.
Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 10:30am
The following six OCAD U grads and students who are part of 17 finalists for the 2016 Vaccaro Family Scholarship! All of the names below are 2016 MAAD graduates with the exception of Blessie who is
Thursday, July 21, 2016
OCAD University mourns the loss of Robert Carmichael who passed away at the age of 78 on Saturday, July 16 in Sault Ste. Marie, ON.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
OCAD University Industrial Design students and alumni are hard at work assembling The Cloud, th
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 3:00pm
Congratulations to 3 Illustration students: Kendra Yee (3rd year) and alums Meaghan Way and Meg Dearlove who painted a large mural at Peter Street and Richmond Street (see attached picture).
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 3:00pm
Simona Turco a 3rd year Environmental Design student, won the Angelo Donghia Scholarship. OCAD U was up against the very best American Universities and Simona won 1st prize, $24,755.40.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 2:30pm
Thom Sevalrud has once again been selected for Luerzer’s Archive 200 Best Illustrators Worldwide for the upcoming 2016-17 volume.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
The cast and crew of the upcoming series Kim's Convenience will be filming at OCAD University on Tuesday, July 19 from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday, July 16, 2016 - 10:00am to Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 5:00pm
Recent MAAD graduate Maria Gabrieleva (Jewellery '16) is one of five finalists in the 13th National Jewellery Student Competition at L.A.Pai Gallery in Ottawa! About Maria Gabrieleva:
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 9:45am
Material Art & Design graduate (2016) won the "Best in Design - student" at the 2015 18Karat Great White North Exhibition.
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 9:45am
OCAD University Illustration Program student, Jessica Stec has one of her illustration images selected as a Runner-Up winner for the Illustration Student category by the judges and publisher and de
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 9:45am
MAAD Graduates just won the TOAE awards!
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
OCAD University students were recently recognized by the Applied Arts Illustration Student Awards, the 3X3 International Student Show and New York Society of Illustrators.
Monday, July 11, 2016
A few brief downpours did not stop close to 100,000 people from visiting the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition July 8 to 10, where OCAD Univer
Friday, July 8, 2016
Jessica Ching (2009, Industrial Design) is profiled in the July issue of Chatelaine m
Thursday, July 7, 2016
Stephanie Hier (BFA, 2014) and Keita Morimoto (BFA, 2012) are among 15 finalists in the prestigious
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
OCAD University Industrial Design students from the third-year Design for Health and Wellness course took part in the
Thursday, June 23, 2016
On June 23rd Professor Gord Peteran, in collaboration with Dr.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Messenger bags, placemats, hats and totes were on display at Regent Park Proud, an exhibition at the Student Gallery on June 17 and 18.
Thursday, June 16, 2016
It was an evening filled with humour, inspiration and personal experiences.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
The Umbra store on John St.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
The OCAD University community is deeply saddened by the horrific mass shootings that took place in Orlando, Florida on Sunday, June 12.
Monday, June 13, 2016
OCAD University has appointed Dr. Gillian Siddall as Vice-President, Academic and Provost, effective July 1, 2016.
Friday, June 10, 2016 - 2:45pm
Thursday, June 9, 2016
A Talk by Selmin Kara, Assistant Professor, OCAD University
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
OCAD University’s Chancellor Kiki Delaney is being recognized for her exceptional contributions to Canada’s arts and cultural sectors. Delaney is the recipient of the Edmund C.
Thursday, June 2, 2016
Artist, activist and teacher Alex Janvier and art collector and curator
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 4:15pm
Jessica Ching (2009, Industrial Design) has launched an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign to take her product, the Eve K
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 2:30pm
OCAD University returning as a major cultural partner of Pride Toronto, which this year is hosting Canada’s first ever Pride Month!
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 9:30am