Michelle Forsyth

Born in Vancouver, BC; Lives and works in Toronto, ON & Vancouver, BC. Michelle Forsyth employs a diverse array of material processes–including cut-paper, painting, printmaking, sculpture, design, photography, sewing, and weaving–in order to convey the poetics of her lived experiences. As such, she seeks beauty in her surroundings and takes pleasure in the respite it affords her. She is a proponent of decorative repetition and champions the power of colour to stir emotions, and elicit forgotten moments.

Faculty Orientation Day

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 1:00pm to 9:30pm

Wednesday, August 31

All faculty are welcome to attend these events, which will be held in 100 McCaul St. No registration is required. Please see website for location information.


9:00am-9:40am Welcome Address from the President 

9:40am-10:30am Faculty Services Fair 

10:30am-2:00pm Faculty Orientations and Lunch  

2:00pm-4:00pm Professional Development Session with Dr. Sheila Cote-Meek, Reconciliation: The Role of Educators in Postsecondary Education

4:00pm-5:30pm Welcome Back Social: Remarks from the President and Vice-President, Academic and Provost 


Venue & Address: 
OCAD University

P.O.P. Pop Up Shop

Friday, April 1, 2016 - 10:00pm to Monday, April 4, 2016 - 1:00am

Come out and support 3rd year MAAD students and the Pop Up Shops they are launching across the city from Friday through Sunday. These pop up events are student projects that are part of the MAAD Professional Practice course.

P.O.P. Pop Up Shop
Come join us for a Pop Up Shop showcasing emerging artists' work from OCAD University. Our call for entry brought in a broad range of paintings, jewellery, bags, soaps, candles, and much more. All works are available for purchase.

Venue & Address: 
Projector Gallery 592 Markham Street
POP UP SHOP poster with event info and sunglasses graphic

Professional Practice for Emerging Artists

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join Career Development in conversation with visiting artist Kate McQuillen to discuss the nature of a successful professional art practice, with an emphasis on the role of residencies and expanding your community or practice.

Kate is a Chicago-based artist who is currently creating an installation at O’born Contemporary which will open on Friday, November 7.

Visit www.katemcquillen.com to learn more about Kate's practice.

Venue & Address: 
Room 166 in 100 McCaul St.

Start Your Professional Practice Now 2014

Monday, January 13, 2014 - 9:30pm to Friday, January 17, 2014 - 1:30am

Start Your Professional Practice Now 2014. Monday, January 13 to Thursday, January 16, 2014.

Four free evenings of professional practice events for students and alumni!

Creativity. Networking. Career Planning. Business Essentials.

• Engaging alumni panelists
• Inspiring guest speakers
• Informative presentations by practicing artists and designers

Monday, January 13 to Thursday, January 16, 2014
Monday & Thursday: 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday & Wednesday: 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
All events at OCAD University, 100 McCaul St., Great Hall (2nd floor)
Presented by Financial Aid & Awards, Student Success Programs and Alumni Relations

Venue & Address: 
Great Hall 100 McCaul St. Toronto, Ontario
Start Your Professional Practice Now! 2014, January 13-16, 2014

Navigating the World of Design (w/ Zahra Ebrahim)

Navigating the World of Design (w/ Zahra Ebrahim)
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 7:30pm

Learn more about the professional design world!

Join designer and OCAD U faculty member Zahra Ebrahim for an intimate conversation as we discuss the strategies which can enable a fulfilling, successful professional life.


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Venue & Address: 
Room 284 100 McCaul St., 2nd Floor Toronto, Ontario

CONDOMAXIUM™: Another Project by Tough Guy Mountain

CONDOMAXIUM™: Another Project by Tough Guy Mountain
Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 5:00am to Saturday, November 30, 2013 - 5:00am

Opening party November 7, 7-10pm

Student Exhibition

This exhibition project by Tough Guy Mountain appropriates the performance of corporate culture to comment on the professionalization of the art world. There will be unpaid interns, office parties, product launch events and MORE.

Are you looking for the total Tough Guy Mountain™ brand integration experience?...
When are you looking at buying a condo? How did you find out about CONDOMAXIUM™? What type of condo are you looking for? What is your price range? Are you an agent? Are you thinking of Condos to move-up? How many bathrooms do you need? What features are you looking for? What amount of square footage interests you? Do you currently live with family? Are you a current TOUGH GUY MOUNTAIN resident? Are you committed to progressive thinking? Are you looking for a condo or a loft? Are you a Broker? What is your message? How old are you?



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Venue & Address: 
Student Gallery 52 McCaul St. Toronto, Ontario
CONDOMAXIUM poster with event info and neon pink mountain with glitchy rectangles against blue grid background.