Louis Fishauf

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.

Lauchie Reid

Lauchie Reid is a Toronto _based painter and illustrator. As a founding member of Canadian art collective Team Macho, Reid developed a multi-_faceted and diverse approach to image making that expresses a love for outmoded techniques and aesthetics, a bizarre sense of humour, and a sadly sweet view of childhood, family and personality. Playing the role of documentarian, Reid explores the role of traditional portraiture as a relevant and timeless method of celebrating human achievement while rejecting the notion of reserving these rites to specific social classes.

Kathryn Adams

Kathryn Adams is an award-winning illustrator who began her freelance career in 1987. She has been teaching Business Practices for Illustrators at OCAD since 2005. She also teaches Guerrilla Entrepreneurism and has taught Second Year Illustration. Kathryn has been teaching Business Practices and Illustration at Sheridan College since 2001. As well as teaching, Kathryn maintains her freelance illustration business working for a wide variety of international clients.

June Lawrason

After graduating from Ontario College of Art, June began her career as an illustrator in fashion and charicature. With time a more realistic approach evolved, and June found work in educational illustration where she illustrated all ages and genres of people doing a variety of activities. While illustrating Laura Secord?s Brave Walk, she developed a love of historical illustration. However, she has proven to be extremely versatile in her classic approach to illustration by making beautiful pictures that tell stories in a simplified realistic style.

Jon Todd

A graduate from Sheridan College in Toronto, Jon Todd has developed a unique style based on a process of layering in his artwork. His many influences include tattoo graphics, street art, Asian, Northern European and Mexican cultures. By absorbing each of these influences into his art, Todd works with a number of different themes, processes and stylisations in each piece.

Jody Hewgill

A native of Montr–al, Qu–bec, Jody studied Commercial Art and Design at Dawson College and subsequently moved to Toronto to further her studies in illustration at the Ontario College of Art and Design University, where she has been part of the faculty in the illustration program since 2008. Jody has been working as an illustrator and gallery artist since 1988. Her acrylic paintings have been commissioned for a wide variety of applications including advertising campaigns, book covers, editorial publications, theatre posters, retail murals, and wine labels.

Jean-Christian Knaff

Jean-Christian Knaff lives and works in Toronto where he has founded with his wife Claude Miceli, their own company, Knaff and Miceli. He teaches illustration at the Ontario College of Art & Design, where he is Chair of First-Year, Design. Knaff's animation, The Wild, Wild Circus Company was nominated for the Nicktoons Animation Festival in the US and is currently aired on the YTV network in Canada. He won the UNICEF award at Annecy International Animation Film Festival and a gold medal at the New York International Animation Film Festival.

Jacqui Oakley

Though born in Canada, Jacqui Oakley spent her formative years in Bahrain, Zambia, England & Libya. In 1989, she returned to Canada where she graduated from the illustration program at Sheridan College's School of Art & Design. She now works as a freelance illustrator & artist. Jacqui's paintings have been exhibited in Toronto, L.A., San Francisco, Philadelphia, San Diego & Shanghai.

Gary Taxali

Gary Taxali is a Toronto-based acclaimed contemporary artist and illustrator known for his retro stylized art in the realm of pop. He was born in Chandigarh, India and raised in Toronto, Canada.  Taxali is a graduate of The Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCAD). He has exhibited in many galleries and museums throughout North America and Europe including The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Jonathan LeVine Gallery, The Antonio Colombo Gallery, Steve Lazarides/The Outsiders, and The Andy Warhol Museum.

Doug Panton

Faculty Designation: Design

[Illustration & Graphic Design]

2013 - 2014 - Coordinator First Year Faculty of Design Student Success

- Associate Professor - Illustration Program


2008 - 2013 - Chair First Year Faculty of Design

- Associate Professor Illustration Program