News Archive

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, $30,000.
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.
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
Thursday, May 26, 2016
What is your overall experience at OCAD University?
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 12:15pm
The OCADU Illustration Podcast is a joint initiative of OCADU Illustration instructors Lauchie Reid and Christina Sealey. Through studio visits an
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
OCAD University announced a research and educational partnership with the Jerusalem-based Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design.
Friday, May 13, 2016 - 2:30pm
Elizabeth Morris, MDes (2016) student in the Inclusive Design program, has a starring role in Ultrasound, the debut play from Adam Pottle.
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
For the second year, The WayHome Music and Arts festival will feature an installation created by a team of OCAD Univer
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Internationally-acclaimed writer, dub poet and community activist Lillian Allen will receive an Honorary Doctor of
Monday, May 9, 2016 - 1:30pm
From opening night on Wednesday, May 4 to closing on Sunday, OCAD University was teeming with excited visitors for its annual graduate exhibition, GradEx 101.
Friday, May 6, 2016 - 10:00am
At the Faculty Appreciation Event on Thursday, April 28, six faculty members were recognized for their outstanding contributions to the student learning experience at OCAD University.
Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 9:30am
Environmental Design graduating student Vihn Le made the Metro News with his thesis project -- a plan to transform an under-enrolled elementary school into an intergenerational community centre.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 2:15pm
OCAD University is throwing its doors open for GradEx 101, a public exhibition and celebration of more than 900 graduating students, the next wave of creative thinkers, makers and collaborators.
Monday, May 2, 2016 - 4:30pm
Furniture Design #1 taught by Gord Peteran asks the student to reconsider furniture's earliest psychological and physical origins.Then in collaboration with Ted Hunter's co-requisit wood lab they d
Monday, May 2, 2016 - 4:30pm
I am delighted to announce the relaunch of, showcasing thesis portfolios of the Illustration Program's 2016 Graduating Clas
Saturday, April 30, 2016
Mary Baumstark, graduate student in the Contemporary Art, Design and New Media Art Histories program will join twenty doctoral and master’s degree students from across Ontario to present his/her re
Saturday, April 30, 2016
Congratulations to Amy Satterthwaite (MDes ’16), soon to be a Strategic Foresight and Innovation (SFI) graduate, for being selected as “Leader, Transforming Childhood and Youth Years” at Ashoka Can
Friday, April 29, 2016 - 8:15am
I’m delighted to announce that several recent OCADU alumni have been nominated for the 
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 1:45pm
The IDeA team at the Council of Ontario Universities is pleased to announce this year’s top finalists for the Innovative Designs for Accessibility (IDeA) Student Competition 2016.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 9:30am
Good luck to Francesca Chan (3rd Yr) and Meaghan Way (4th Yr)!
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 9:30am
I just wanted to share with you what a wonderful night the “Not Just a Fashion Show” was on Friday.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
OCAD University’s auditorium was transformed into a quasi-catwalk on Friday April 22 for Not Just a Fashion Show.
Monday, April 25, 2016 - 8:30am
Katrina Tompkins, a graduate student in the Interdisciplinary Master’s in Art, Media and Design (IAMD) program, is the 2015 recipient of the Kingcrafts/Lady Flavelle Scholarship awarded by Craft On
Monday, April 25, 2016
At an event at City Hall on April 25th, Toronto mayor John Tory unveiled a striking work of art: a brain-shaped sculpture customized by the unmistakable art of illustrator, artist and associate pro
Friday, April 22, 2016
OCAD University welcomes Dr. Myrna Francis and Daniel Sawaya as external members of its Board of Governors.