MAAD Holiday Sale

Poster with black cursive type and decorative green leaves
Friday, December 12, 2014 - 3:00pm to 9:00pm

The Material Art & Design program presents a selection of handmade gifts perfect for your loved ones! A portion of the funds raised goes towards the MAAS thesis show!

Venue & Address: 
OCAD University Main Lobby 100 McCaul Street

MAAD Faculty Lecture Series

Image of a hallway with blue carpet and art lining the walls
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Material Art & Design program

Textile print designer and sessional faculty Ana Galindo will talk about her experience attending Surtex 2014, an industry focused event that takes place every year in New York City. Ana is well acquainted with the show, having had her industry start as winner of the student competition back in the day. She will share tidbits about the competition, the dramatic change industry has taken towards licensing, the actuality of digital versus hand-made designs, and the other shows happening simultaneously during SURTEX at the Javits Center.

Ana is a member of the Contemporary Textile Studio with a multidisciplinary background including surface design, fibre arts and book arts with keen interest in Mesoamerican textiles, having just returned from the First Mesoamerican Textiles Symposium in Oaxaca, México.

Venue & Address: 
OCAD University 100 McCaul Street Room 201 - Fibre Studio

MAAD student and alumni win Craft Ontario awards

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 4:00am

Material Art & Design (MAAD) alumni Joanna Schleimer (2011) and Joe Han Lee (2012), and third-year MAAD student Shuang Feng have been recognized with awards from Craft Ontario this autumn.

Schleimer received the KingCrafts/Lady Flavelle Scholarship which recognizes a craftsperson who intends to continue their education. Han Lee was awarded the Lacy and Co. LTD. Jewellery Supply Grant to purchase equipment and materials to establish a studio. Feng received the Craft Ontario Volunteer Committee Undergraduate Scholarship to continue further study. Images of their award-winning work can be viewed at the above respective links.

MAAD Exhibit

Monday, March 9, 2015 - 4:00pm to Friday, March 20, 2015 - 4:00pm

March 9 - 20th in the Great Hall

Material Art & Design Exhibit

Venue & Address: 
Great Hall 100 McCaul St. Toronto, Ontario

"Botanica Tinctoria"

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 4:00am

Launch: Thursday, October 2, 2014 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

MAAD instructor Rachel MacHenry's collaboration "Botanica Tinctoria" is having their Launch On Oct 2nd.

Venue & Address: 
Contemporary Textile Studio Co-Op 401 Richmond Street. W. Suite 109 Toronto, Ontario