News Archive

Thursday, December 22, 2016
OCAD U Graduate Studies extends congratularions to recent Interdisciplinary Master's in Art, Media and Design program alumna Esmaa Mohamoud (MFA, 2016), who is listed as one of 14 Emerging Women Ar
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
At Toronto’s Royal Ontario Museum in mid December, students from the Digital Futures Graduate Program course “Special Topic: Family Camera at the ROM” presented their proposals for interactive inst
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Benefactors Rosalie and Isadore Sharp, founders of the famed Four Seasons Hotel chain, have pledged an additional $1 million to OCAD University, Canada’s largest art, design and digital media unive
Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 1:45pm
Monday, December 5, 2016
Thanks to a $1 million gift from Scotiabank, OCAD University will develop a new initiative to foster the leading thinkers, designers and creative professionals needed to drive the national economic
Friday, December 2, 2016
Six OCAD U entrepreneurs took part in the first-ever Imagination Catalyst investor event on Tuesday, November 29. 
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 9:30am
Philippe Blanchard, Graduate Faculty in the Interdisciplinary Master's in Art, Media and Design program and Chair of Media and Installation in the Faculty of Art, has work in The Frame is the K
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 11:45am
In 2016, OCAD University partnered with the Globe and Mail Report on Business to publish a series of six op-eds titled “By Design,” highlighting design thinking, related issues and innovation.
Thursday, November 24, 2016
This fall, OCAD U students responded to the issue of sexual violence by participating in a workshop series that culminated as a traveling exhibition, Unknotted — the OCAD U activation of Sexual
Friday, November 18, 2016 - 12:00pm
"Sex is a Funny Word: A Book about Bodies, Feelings, and You" a book written by Canadian sex educator, Cory Silverberg and Illustrated by Illustration Sessional Instructor Fiona Smyth has received
Friday, November 18, 2016
The eighth annual Experiencing Perspectives art exhibition at Mercedes-Benz Financial Services (MBFS) opened November 16 with a reception at the company’s Mississauga offices.
Monday, November 14, 2016 - 10:45am
Applied Arts Magazine profiles Imagination Catalyst partnership with corporate law firm, Cassels Brock -
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 12:45pm
Photo Credit: Sayeda Akbary. Moderator: Cory Rosenfield. Panelists: Michael Poyser, Sandy Kedey and Paul Allamby.
Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 3:15pm
On November 3, 2016, Lorna Ross, Director of Design at the Center for Innovation, Mayo Clinic held a workshop in the new Design for Health student studio space for graduate students.
Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 12:15pm
Imagination Catalyst Fund directors John Albright and Jeannette Wiltse, both of Relay Ventures, celebrate with Michael Nurse, CEO of Wishpad, and Chakameh Shafii CEO, Saaed Zeinali VP Business
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 11:00am
Metropolitan Hardwood Floors (Metro) has announced the finalists in the 2017 Kentwood IDS Design Challenge. 
Monday, November 7, 2016
The third annual Yorkville Village Arts Festival kicked off with a gala event on November 3, unveiling the exhibition of one-of-a-kind contemporary art pieces created by 28 OCAD University students
Thursday, November 3, 2016 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Bunker 2 is a new gallery space that "exists to push curatorial and artistic boundaries while maintaining a critical dialogue between our exhibiting artists and our local community."  It is founded
Monday, October 31, 2016 - 10:45am
The fifth Relating Systems Thinking and Design (RSD5) symposium took place at OCAD University and MaRS Discovery District from October 13 to 15, 2016.
Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 8:00am to Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 5:00pm
EXHIBITION ON VIEW: October 29 – November 19, 2016 OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, October 29 from 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 5:30pm
This afternoon, OCAD University was informed that Keesic Douglas, a former faculty member, was charged with sexual assault.
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 2:45pm
If you are interested in getting involved in any of the health related research projects, please contact faculty.
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 1:00pm to Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 6:00pm
Illustration, Sessional Instructor Anson Liaw's work has been selected for print and online exhibition for the COW International Design
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 12:15pm to Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 12:15pm
Angela Lea Tupper, Fourth Year, Drawing and Painting
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 3:15pm
On Tuesday, October 18th, the Steam Canoe, an OCAD U project originally designed for the Beaches Winter Stations installat
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 2:45pm
This work was commissioned by Jim Datz, Art Director at The New York Times. In a brief interview Wenting shared a little bit of what this experience was like:
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 2:45pm
For the second season of the series, OCAD U Assistant Professor Greg Mably graciously invited us over to his home studio in Toronto's Design District.
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Congratulations to Lynne Milgram for being invited to a plenary session at the Textile Society of America biannual conference: Crosscurrents: Land, Labor and the Port, taking place at the
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Monday, October 17, 2016 - 2:00pm
Graphic Design Assistant Professor Saskia Van Kampen was recently interviewed by Novelle Magazine to talk about what prompted her to study design, the differences about doing her own creative work
Monday, October 17, 2016 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm
The Criticism & Curatorial Practice Colloquium was held on Monday, October 17 and hosted nine presentations by CCP thesis candidates.
Monday, October 17, 2016 - 11:15am
OCAD University is hosting the 2016 conference of the Canadian Association of Fine Arts Deans (CAFAD), Creative Leadership and Inclusion, O
Monday, October 17, 2016 - 9:00am to Friday, October 21, 2016 - 5:00pm
Visit the annual library book sale during the week of October 17th – 21st, when the lobby of 100 McCaul street will be transformed into a bookish extravaganza!
Friday, October 14, 2016
Current Interdisciplinary Master's in Art, Media and Design student David Constantino Salazar shares his expereince studying in Florence this past summer as part of the OCAD U
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
The Indigenous Visual Culture program’s Nigig Artist-in-Residence Rosalie Favell presented a curated selection of images made during her residency at OCAD University’s Ada Slaight Gallery (Oct.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
The Jack Weinbaum Family Foundation has made a $500,000 gift to OCAD University to establish The Jack Weinbaum Family Foundation Global Experience Project.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 11:00am
The short list of architects for Creative City Campus (CCC) have been chosen.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
A video game designed by Cindy Poremba, faculty member in the Digital Futures program, is accompanying the launch of th
Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 6:00pm
Originally designed for the Winter Stations International Design Competition at Woodbine Beach in Toronto, the
Friday, October 7, 2016
The IAMD Colloquium was held on Wednesday, October 5 and hosted 15 presentations by IAMD thesis candidates.
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 2:45pm
Legendary Indigenous artist Daphne Odjig has passed away at the age of 97 in Kelowna, B.C.
Thursday, October 6, 2016
Premier Kathleen Wynne celebrated the winners of the 10th annual
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 3:15pm
Congratulations to Chung-Im Kim, Associate Professor in Fibre and the students in Surface Design 1 on their recent collaborative textile banner project with The Link, a community centre in Sutton,
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Art Works! is an online tv show parodying the beloved ‘90s British children’s television series Art Attack to humorously share the process of socially innovat
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
A little drizzle didn’t stop huge crowds from attending Multiplex - an all-night essay film marathon and viewing party that took over much of the fi
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 1:45pm
Treat yourself and sign out one of our new graphic novels this summer!
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 1:45pm
Monday, October 3, 2016
Ontario’s 21 universities are sparking a conversation about the future. The pace of change is rapid and accelerating.
Monday, October 3, 2016
The Library has recently purchased a collection of biomedical ebooks from publisher Morgan & Claypool.  The titles are part of the publisher’s
Saturday, October 1, 2016
Among the hundreds of artists exhibiting throughout the streets for Nuit Blanche Toronto on October 1, 2016 from 7pm to 7am, are a collection of current and recent gr