OCAD U Advertising recent graduates to be featured in Applied Arts Magazine

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 9:15am

Canada’s most recognized design and advertising publication, recent winners from our Advertising Program from the past 3 years will be featured in the Student Award winners:


Graduates from 2017: Mariam Alqasim, Veronika Radeva, Ardit Hashimi and Maria Jose Arias won 'Entire Advertising Campaign – Series' for their work on ‘In-Betwiener’ for Schneiders. (all grads now employed at Toronto based shops, Havas, Zulu, Leo Burnett and Pigeon Brands)


Graduates from 2016: Grad Janet Wen winning for Hohner Harmonica. (working at Grey Canada)


Graduates from 2015: Grad Ariel Riske (Lg2), Zach Bautista (Lg2, ReThink)

Most recently, just picking up the coveted Silver and Bronze Cannes awards in France for ‘Give-A Care’ – Rethink Breast Cancer.

Ariel has been awarded an unheard of 53 National and International advertising awards and honours for her creative achievements in the short two years since her 2015 graduation. To put this in perspective, most creatives do not receive this kind of recognition in a lifetime.


All work will be featured in upcoming Applied Arts issue for November/December issue.


Congrats to our ever amazing Advertising grads!

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Saskia Van Kampen featured on Novella Magazine

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Monday, October 17, 2016 - 6:00pm

Graphic Design Assistant Professor Saskia Van Kampen was recently interviewed by Novelle Magazine to talk about what prompted her to study design, the differences about doing her own creative work and working for clients, her work and creative process. 

You can read the interview here


Illustration: "Normal Waistline" by Saskia Van Kampen