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pdallas@faculty.ocadu.ca
Photo of Paul Dallas
Paul Dallas
Professor
Faculty of Design
416-977-6000, Ext. 468
pdallas@faculty.ocadu.ca

Area(s) of Expertise

Illustration, Fine Art

Overview

I am an artist and illustrator, educated at the Ontario College of Art, and the Royal College of Art in London, England. My clients include the New York Times, Time, BusinessWeek, Spin magazine, Vibe magazine, Polygram Records, Stroh Brewery International, MTV and Canada Post Corporation, among countless others. I have won over 130 international awards from American Illustration, Communication Arts Illustration Annual, Communication Arts Design Annual, the New York Society of Illustrators, the New York Art Directors Club, the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles, the U.K. Design & Art Directors Club (D&AD), Print Regional Design Annual, Print A-Z, Graphis, the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), the American Advertising Federation's ADDY awards, The National Magazine Awards, Black Book AR100, Visual Impact, Studio, Coupe International Design & Image Competition, Applied Arts Awards Annual, Applied Arts Illustration Contest and the Advertising & Design Club of Canada (A&DCC), including Gold and Silver medals for several illustrations housed in the permanent collection of the Royal Ontario Museum. My work has also been featured on the cover of Adweek magazine and has been animated for American network television commercials.

In addition, I have served as a juror for the National Magazine Awards, 3x3 Annual Illustration Awards, the Applied Arts Photography & Illustration Annual, the Canadian Association of Professional Image Creators (CAPIC) –Unleashed"contest, and the Juno Music Awards. I was appointed Chair of the Illustration program at OCAD in 2004, and Acting Assistant Dean of Advertising, Graphic Design and Illustration for 2005/06.

In 2012, I was named –Artist | Educator of the Year"by New York's 3x3 Magazine, selected from candidates representing 17 countries for my –contribution to the Illustration community and development of OCAD University's Illustration Program.–

In 2016, I was the recipient of OCADU's –Distinguished Educator Award."The Alumni of Influence Awards are the university's highest non-academic honours for alumni achievement.

http://www.ocadu.ca/Assets/documents/3x3AnnualNo8_ED+-+Paul+Dallas.pdf

Education

1982–83 Royal College of Art; Illustration Department; London, England

1978–82 Ontario College of Art (AOCA Honours); C&D Department; Toronto, Canada

1976–78 Art Gallery of Ontario Scholarship School; Toronto, Canada

Professional Experience

See "Selected Commissions".

Selected Exhibitions

2016 American Illustration 35; Angel Orensanz Foundation. New York City, USA

2011 American Illustration 30; Angel Orensanz Foundation. New York City, USA

2010 American Illustration 29; Angel Orensanz Foundation. New York City, USA

2009 American Illustration 28; Angel Orensanz Foundation. New York City, USA

2007 American Illustration 26; Angel Orensanz Foundation. New York City, USA

2007 Applied Arts Illustration Awards Exhibition. Studio 1, Toronto.

2007 Illustrators 49; Society of Illustrators Museum of American Illustration; New York City, USA

2006 American Illustration 25; Angel Orensanz Foundation New York City, USA

2006 Directions –06; Royal Ontario Museum; Toronto, Canada

2005 American Illustration 24; Angel Orensanz Foundation. New York City, USA

2004 Femmes des Siecle; Group Show; Spin Gallery; Toronto, Canada

2004 D&AD 2004; Billingsgate Gallery; London, England

2004 Directions –04; York Event Theatre; Toronto, Canada

2004 American Illustration 23; Angel Orensanz Foundation. New York City, USA

2003 Illustrators 44; Society of Illustrators Museum of American Illustration; New York City, USA

2003 D&AD 2003; Billingsgate Gallery; London, England

2003 Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles; Los Angeles, USA

2003 Working Drawings; Sheridan College ITAL; Toronto, Canada

2003 American Illustration 22. New York City, USA

2002 Directions –02; York Event Theatre; Toronto, Canada

2002 Second Look: Art with a Purpose; Sheridan College ITAL; Toronto, Canada

2002 American Illustration 21. New York City, USA

2001 Computer Animation Festival; New York City, USA

2001 Illustrators 41; Society of Illustrators Museum of American Illustration; New York City, USA

2001 Imagine; Art Directors Club; New York City, USA

2001 Faculty Show; Sheridan College; Oakville, Canada

2001 American Illustration 20. New York City, USA

2000 Directions –00; The Design Exchange; Toronto, Canada

1999 Directions –99; The Design Exchange; Toronto, Canada

1999 Faculty Show; Sheridan College; Oakville, Canada

1998 Directions –98; The Design Exchange; Toronto, Canada

1996 Faculty Show; Sheridan College; Oakville, Canada

1995 From Toronto; Design la Maison du livre, de l?image et du son; Villeurbanne, France

1995 Faculty Show; Sheridan College; Oakville, Canada

1994 Studio Awards; Art Gallery of Ontario; Toronto, Canada

1993 Solo Show; Swipe; Toronto, Canada

1990 Saturday Night; Canadian Magazine Publishers Association; Toronto, Canada

1983 Editorial Illustrators; City of Toronto Archives; Toronto, Canada

1982 Pictures and Print; University of Sussex Gallery; Brighton, England

1977 Ontario Students"Art Exhibition; Queen's Park; Toronto, Canada

Awards \ Grants

2016 American Illustration 35 (series of 5)

2016 OCADU Alumni of Influence Award for Distinguished Educator

2012 Artist | Educator of the Year. 3x3 Annual. New York.

2011 American Illustration 30 (2 awards)

2010 American Illustration 29

2010 ILLO 10 Directory

2009 American Illustration 28

2009 3x3 Magazine Awards (2 images)

2009 ILLO 09 Directory (2 images)

2009 How Magazine –Top Ten Websites for Designers–

2008 3x3 Magazine Awards

2008 Communication Arts –Webpick of the Week–

2008 ILLO 08 Directory (2 images)

2007 American Illustration 26

2007 Applied Arts Photography & Illustration Awards Annual (3 awards)

2006 The New York Society of Illustrators 49th Annual of American Illustration (2 awards)

2006 American Illustration 25 (2 awards)

2006 The Advertising & Design Club of Canada (2 awards)

2005 American Illustration 24

2005 Coupe International Design & Image Competition

2005 Applied Arts Photography & Illustration Awards Annual (4 awards)

2004 American Illustration 23

2004 Silver: The Advertising & Design Club of Canada

2004 Merit: The Advertising & Design Club of Canada

2004 Applied Arts Photography & Illustration Awards Annual (5 awards)

2003 American Illustration 22 (2 awards)

2003 Award of Excellence; Communication Arts Illustration Annual 44

2003 Award (Typography); D & AD Awards

2003 National Magazine Awards

2003 Applied Arts Photography & Illustration Awards Annual (2 awards)

2002 American Illustration 21 (4 awards)

2002 Award of Excellence; Communication Arts Illustration Annual 43

2002 Silver (Animation); D & AD Awards

2002 Silver (Animation); ADDY, American Advertising Federation

2002 The Society of Illustrators 44th Annual of American Illustration

2002 Silver; The Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles

2002 Merit; The Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles

2002 Silver; The Advertising & Design Club of Canada (3 awards)

2002 Silver (Animation); The Advertising & Design Club of Canada

2002 Merit; The Advertising & Design Club of Canada

2002 Applied Arts Photography & Illustration Awards Annual (6 awards)

2002 Coupe International Design & Image Competition (2 awards)

2001 American Illustration 20 (2 awards)

2001 Print Regional Design Annual

2001 Print A "Z

2001 Merit; New York Art Directors Club Annual Awards

2001 Award of Excellence; Communication Arts Illustration Annual 42

2001 Gold; TV ADDY, American Advertising Federation

2001 Gold; TV ADDY, American Advertising Federation

200 Silver; Print ADDY, American Advertising Federation

2001 Silver; Print ADDY, American Advertising Federation

2001 Applied Arts Awards Annual (5 awards)

2000 American Illustration 19

2000 Award of Excellence; Communication Arts Illustration Annual 41

2000 Applied Arts Awards Annual (3 awards)

2000 Merit; The Advertising & Design Club of Canada

1999 The Society of Illustrators 41st Annual of American Illustration

1999 Silver; The Advertising & Design Club of Canada

1999 Applied Arts Awards Annual (2 awards)

1999 Applied Arts Illustration Contest (2 awards)

1998 American Illustration 17

1998 Gold; The Advertising & Design Club of Canada

1998 Silver; The Advertising & Design Club of Canada

1998 Visual Impact: Communicating Through Graphic Design

1997 Applied Arts Awards Annual (2 awards)

1996 Award of Excellence; Communication Arts Design Annual 37

1996 Top Ten Illustration Award; Black Book ar100

1996 AIGA Graphic Design USA: 17

1996 Print Annual 5

1996 Silver; Studio Magazine Awards Annual

1996 Merit; Studio Magazine Awards Annual (2 awards)

1996 Merit; The Advertising & Design Club of Canada

1994 Award of Excellence; Communication Arts Design Annual 35

1994 Silver; Studio Magazine Awards Annual

1994 Silver; The Advertising & Design Club of Canada

1983 Merit; Toronto Art Directors Club

1983 Graphis Annual

1982 Merit; Toronto Art Directors Club

Commissions

The New York Times, MTV, Polygram Records, Psyop, Spotco Inc, Starz Animation, Bloomberg Magazine, Boston Magazine, BusinessWeek, The Progressive Magazine, Spin Magazine, Vibe Magazine, Canadian Business Magazine, Canadian Living Magazine, En Route Magazine, Financial Post Magazine, Financial Times Magazine, Flare Magazine, The Globe and Mail Newspaper, Guilt & Pleasure, Harcourt Brace & Company, Harvard Divinity Bulletin, Health Watch Magazine, Hotelier Magazine, Holt Rinehart & Winston Publishing, The National Post Business Magazine, Report on Business Magazine, Toronto Life Magazine, Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network,, Pen Canada, YMCA, Guardian Capital Group, Esso Imperial Oil, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Gulf Oil Annual, Northern Telecom, Big Hole Brewing Company, Canada Post Corporation, Conqueror Paper, Fox River Paper Company, Guardian Global Bank Corporation, Kodak Eastman, The National Theatre UK, Ontario College of Art & Design, Ontario Science Centre, Partnership for A Drug-Free America, St. Lawrence Centre, Stroh Brewery International, Sunnybrook Foundation.

Selected Publications

2015 Ignite Imagination. Sketch magazine. OCAD University. Toronto.

2012 Paul Dallas, Artist | Educator of the Year. 3x3 Annual. New York.

2008 How to Grow as an Illustrator. Allworth Press, New York

2007 Introduction; Fancy Action Now. Magic Pony Gallery, Toronto, 2007. ISBN 978-0-9783568-

2006 Artvertising: Ads Nouveaux. Strategy Magazine.

2001 Heads Up, Adweek; July 23, 2001

2001 SRC Doesn–t Sugarcoat Kids Don–t Inhale PSA, Adweek; July 23, 2001

2001 Intoxicating Anti-Drug PSA's, Design in Motion; July 26, 2001

2001 Mind Blowing, Soft Image Magazine; July, 2001

2001 Creative Briefs, Adweek; August 13, 2001

2001 A Gallery of Short-Form Effects, Special Effects & Computer Graphics; October 18, 2001

2001 AWN Headline News, August 7, 2001

1998 Toronto Star; March 17, 1998

1998 Burlington News; March 21, 1998

1995 Paul Dallas: Looking for a Higher Concept, Applied Arts Magazine; April 1995

Professional Affiliations / Boards / Juries

2006-2016 Member; Advisory Board, Creative Quarterly Magazine; NYC

2015-2016 Member; CAPIC; Toronto, Canada

2007, 2010, 2012-2015 Juror; The National Magazine Awards; Toronto, Canada

2002-2007 Member; Advertising & Design Club of Canada; Toronto

2006 Juror; 3x3 Magazine International Illustration Competition; NYC

2002 Juror; Applied Arts Photography & Illustration Annual; Toronto

1998-2000 Juror; Juno Music Awards; Best Album Design Screening Committee; Toronto