This Edit-a-Thon kicks off at 11:00 am with a conversation on contemporary feminism, ceramics, and community featuring artists Janet Macpherson and Helen Cho, and moderated by Karine Tsoumis, Curator, Gardiner Museum.
Following the discussion, participants are encouraged to form breakout groups and spend the afternoon ensuring a gender inclusive history within Wikipedia’s vast database.
Check out the most recent OCADU Illustration podcast interview with Terry Shoftner! Associate Professor Terry Shoffner has been teaching drawing and painting in Illustration at OCADU for more than 35 years, which has given him a unique and amazing insight into the way our community and industry has grown and shifted. He an immensely talented artist, who can do things with watercolors that are simply astonishing.
To continue discussions on decolonizing design, Sessional Instructor Monica Bodirsky, Tenured Associate Professor Patricio Davila, and CLTA Assistant Professor Howard Munroe will participate in a roundtable discussion on identity, making, and being read as racially “white” when one’s identity is much more complex.
Monica will share stories and images about being part Roma. Patricio will explore the relationship between his work and identities as a white Latino. Howard Munroe will discuss the intersections of Metis identities, education, and his design practice.
Well know art critic and curator Gil McElroy reviewed the work of CLTA Assistant Professor Lynne Heller in The International Sculpture Center’s blog ‘re:sculpt’. -
" Three Cloths inhabits the littoral region that is border blur, shifting and flickering back and forth between aesthetic realms we’ve long cleaved apart so as not to contaminate one with the other, but never unequivocally settling into one. There is an un-ease to the work, a resistance to categorization."
Monday, February 27, 2017 - 12:00pm to Friday, March 17, 2017 - 6:00pm
The Nigig Visiting Artist Residency, hosted by the Indigenous Visual Culture Program at OCAD University, is a program that provides an opportunity for an Indigenous artist to visit OCAD University for a 3-4 week period to focus on a short-term project and explore in a collaborative environment, issues impacting their work.
During these weeks, Neebinnaukzhik Southall will work on the creation of free-to-use Anishinaabe stock art and icons, released under a creative commons license. Readily accessible, culturally relevant, and relatable imagery will function to better familiarize readers with their Anishinaabe culture and promote sovereignty.
Please join us on Wednesday, March 01 at 2:00pm in MCA 530 for a presentation by Greg Sims, Assistant Professor, Material Art and Design; introducing the new 3D printing technologies and resources now available in the Material Innovation Centre.
These machines offer a wide range of material possibilities and finishes, from quick prototypes and models to quality production and manufacturing. Suitable for all disciplines including, jewellery, sculpture, industrial design, environmental design and more.
We will set up and print several parts… bring along one of your own small STL files for the chance to have it printed.
Tavis Coburn graduated from California's prestigious Art Center College of Design with a BFA in Illustration Since then, Tavis has created countless works for leading publishing, advertising, and music companies in North America and Europe. Tavis' unique style is inspired by 1940s comic book art, the Russian avant-garde movement, and printed materials from the 1950s/60s. Over the years Tavis’ work has garnered many accolades, including top honors from The Society of Publication Designers, the Society of Illustrators, and American Illustration.
Louis Fishauf studied Communication Design at the Ontario College of Art, graduating in 1972. After an 8-month apprenticeship with Les Usherwood at Typsettra, he spent the next ten years in magazine design, working at Chatelaine, The City, City Woman and Saturday Night. In 1982 Fishauf co-founded Reactor Art & Design, where he was Creative Director for twelve years, working with clients like Roots, Adobe, Bata, Canada Post, and Molson Breweries among many others.
Greg Van Alstyne is an accomplished futurist, designer, educator and researcher with extensive experience in creative concept development, writing, visualization, art direction, and design management. His strengths include presentation, process facilitation, and team management, as well as program development, group critique, and evaluation. Greg's career spans more than twenty-five years, including interaction, communication and exhibition design, design strategy, strategic foresight and innovation consulting.