OCAD University's 102nd Graduate Exhibition (GradEx)


More than 900 promising young artists and designers are exhibiting at the biggest GradEx ever — OCAD University's 102nd!

 
DateWednesday, May 3, 2017 - 6:30pm to Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 5:00pm

Cost

Free

Website

http://www.ocadu.ca/gradex

Location

100 McCaul St. 113 McCaul St. 115 McCaul St.

This year, GradEx is a five-day exhibition spread across three buildings on campus including the iconic Sharp Centre for Design. The university will throw open its doors, inviting the community to see works by the creative minds of OCAD U’s Class of 2017.

Students from undergraduate and graduate programs will show their final thesis work to an audience of more than 40,000 guests, some of whom attend the show to recruit new talent for their own galleries and firms.



Gradex 102 Poster
DateWednesday, May 3, 2017 - 6:30pm to Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 5:00pm

Cost

Free

Website

http://www.ocadu.ca/gradex

Location

100 McCaul St. 113 McCaul St. 115 McCaul St.

OCAD U's Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers is excited to partner with Tridel, one of Canada’s leading developers, and PATCH, a social enterprise operated by the award-winning STEPS Initiative, to feature the work of students and alumni in a high-profile public display of art across the construction hoarding bordering Tridel's FORM condominium on McCaul St (adjacent to OCAD U). As creative talent in the fields of art and design, we request your submissions for this unique paid exhibition opportunity. Submission deadline - Nov. 24th, 11:59pm
Undergraduate students are invited to attend this information session to learn more about exchange opportunities and hear from students who participated in the program last year.
While supplies last!
Two Concert-talks by pianist and electronic composer John Kameel Farah
Participants will learn the basics of Arabic Calligraphy letter forms. They will be introduced to basic techniques and words which they will practice using the brushes, ink and calligraphy pens.
Ban This Series: Tiger Spirit A documentary by Canadian filmmaker Min Sook Lee
Endorsing the important cultural value and independent nature of the Award, and at the suggestion of Clayton Paterson, Toronto based artist Istvan Kantor took upon the task to bring the award to Canada. Together with Eldon Garnet, artist and writer, and Kitsuné Soleill, artist and performer, they formed the Acker Awards Toronto in March 2017.
In this our inaugural year of the Design Residency, OCAD U will host architect, designer and urban researcher Kunlé Adeyemi of NLÉ as the 2017-2018 Design Resident. 
This hands-on workshop facilitated by Dr. Lynne Milgram will provide research proposal writing support for your upcoming CGS-M (SSHRC, NSERC) and Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) application(s). Please come prepared with specific questions related to your research projects.
Drawing and Painting is presenting Many Voices talks by visiting Alumni Artists Chen Cao and Dionne Simpson Many Voices continues in November
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 6:30pm to Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 5:00pm

This year, GradEx is a five-day exhibition spread across three buildings on campus including the iconic Sharp Centre for Design. The university will throw open its doors, inviting the community to see works by the creative minds of OCAD U’s Class of 2017.

Students from undergraduate and graduate programs will show their final thesis work to an audience of more than 40,000 guests, some of whom attend the show to recruit new talent for their own galleries and firms.

Venue & Address: 
100 McCaul St. 113 McCaul St. 115 McCaul St.
Website: 
http://www.ocadu.ca/gradex
Cost: 
Free
Gradex 102 Poster
Keywords: 
Ignite Imagination - The Campaign for OCAD U

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