Project 31 raises much-needed funds for OCAD U students

 

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 11:30am

Once again, OCAD U’s Project 31 fundraising auction was a great success, raising much-needed funds for scholarships and bursaries for students in financial need and the purchase of specialized equipment. This year, Project 31 featured 39 works donated by 42 of OCAD U’s award-winning faculty members and alumni.

This year’s auction raised $144,250 (gross) and since 2010, the event has raised more than $1 million (net). Project 31 is part of our remarkable Ignite Imagination: The Campaign for OCAD University.

Many thanks to the participating artists who generously donated their stunning works for the benefit of OCAD U students:

Claire Brunet; Linda Carreiro; Judith Doyle; The Drawing Board (JJ Lee, Amy Swartz and Natalie Waldburger); Scott Everingham; Mitchell Fenton; T.M. Glass; Francisco-Fernando Granados; Jody Hewgill; April Hickox; Mark Jaroszewicz; Simone Jones and Gord Peteran; Alison Judd; Andre Kan; Anda Kubis; Greg Mably; Lindsay MacDonald;Virginia Mak; Hugh Martin; Wrik Mead; Henrjeta Mece; Peter Morin; Sarah Nind; Emma Nishimura; James Olley; Diane Pugen; Colleen Reid; Lauchie Reid, Stuart Reid; Kate Schneider; John Scott; Gordon Shadrach; Rosalie Sharp; Meera Margaret Singh; Peter Sramek; Jennie Suddick; Derek Sullivan; Gary Taxali; Michèle White.

The event came together thanks to the dedicated staff and faculty who made up the Project 31 Committee, Rob McKay, Director, Sponsorship & Corporate Partnerships  and Elaine Gaito, Manager, Sponsorship & Corporate Partnerships and their team of volunteers.

Many thanks to all of our sponsors and supporters: Bazil Developments (Presenting Sponsor); Borden Ladner Gervais (Artist Participation Sponsor) and in-kind event supporters: 13th Street Winery; Chair-Man Mills; Northern Valet by Indigo; Steam Whistle; Underwood’s Catering; Waddington’s and Westbury National.

Thank you, also, to the brilliant Stephen Ranger, Vice President, Waddington’s, for leading the auction.

President Sara Diamond (left) at Project 31, photo by Martin Iskander
President Sara Diamond (left) at Project 31, photo by Martin Iskander

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Auctioneer Stephen Ranger, photo by Martin Iskander
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 11:30am

Once again, OCAD U’s Project 31 fundraising auction was a great success, raising much-needed funds for scholarships and bursaries for students in financial need and the purchase of specialized equipment. This year, Project 31 featured 39 works donated by 42 of OCAD U’s award-winning faculty members and alumni.

This year’s auction raised $144,250 (gross) and since 2010, the event has raised more than $1 million (net). Project 31 is part of our remarkable Ignite Imagination: The Campaign for OCAD University.

Many thanks to the participating artists who generously donated their stunning works for the benefit of OCAD U students:

Claire Brunet; Linda Carreiro; Judith Doyle; The Drawing Board (JJ Lee, Amy Swartz and Natalie Waldburger); Scott Everingham; Mitchell Fenton; T.M. Glass; Francisco-Fernando Granados; Jody Hewgill; April Hickox; Mark Jaroszewicz; Simone Jones and Gord Peteran; Alison Judd; Andre Kan; Anda Kubis; Greg Mably; Lindsay MacDonald;Virginia Mak; Hugh Martin; Wrik Mead; Henrjeta Mece; Peter Morin; Sarah Nind; Emma Nishimura; James Olley; Diane Pugen; Colleen Reid; Lauchie Reid, Stuart Reid; Kate Schneider; John Scott; Gordon Shadrach; Rosalie Sharp; Meera Margaret Singh; Peter Sramek; Jennie Suddick; Derek Sullivan; Gary Taxali; Michèle White.

The event came together thanks to the dedicated staff and faculty who made up the Project 31 Committee, Rob McKay, Director, Sponsorship & Corporate Partnerships  and Elaine Gaito, Manager, Sponsorship & Corporate Partnerships and their team of volunteers.

Many thanks to all of our sponsors and supporters: Bazil Developments (Presenting Sponsor); Borden Ladner Gervais (Artist Participation Sponsor) and in-kind event supporters: 13th Street Winery; Chair-Man Mills; Northern Valet by Indigo; Steam Whistle; Underwood’s Catering; Waddington’s and Westbury National.

Thank you, also, to the brilliant Stephen Ranger, Vice President, Waddington’s, for leading the auction.

Poster: 
President Sara Diamond (left) at Project 31, photo by Martin Iskander
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