News Archive

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 11:00am
CIBC has pledged a gift of $100,000 in scholarships to OCAD University to support two of the institution’s unique programs, the Indigenous Visual Culture Program and the Inclusive Design Program.
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 1:00pm to Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 10:45am
An article in the next issue of POV titled 'Real Queer, Four landmark points of LGBTQ Canadian documentary brilliance' includes discussion of Janis Cole's film 'Hookers on Davie' .
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 12:00pm to Friday, April 28, 2017 - 12:00pm
Peter Sramek announces Version 2.2 of Paris After Marville, published in the Apple App Store this week!
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 11:00am to Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 11:00am
SCIN student wins First Capital Realty Public Art competition
Monday, April 10, 2017
Congratulations to 4th year student, Andrew Watch, who's won the $4,000 Society of Illustrators Scholarsh
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 4:00pm
OCAD University's student Artur Wrona has made it to the next round of the 2017 Pensole World Sneaker Championship. Voting is underway and it's open until the end of Friday.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
President Sara Diamond spoke at the 2017 BIA National Conference in Toronto on April 4 to help launch the
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 2:30pm
Assistant Professor Audrey Hudson has been awarded a SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council) Connections grant.
Monday, April 3, 2017
Parham Karimi (BDes, Environmental Design, 2013), master’s student at the John H.
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 2:45pm
Min Sook Lee, filmmaker and assistant professor in the Faculty of Art, has won the Canadian Hillman Prize for her documentary, Migrant Dreams
Friday, March 31, 2017
The Project 31 fundraising auction on March 29 was another tremendous success, raising more than $200,000 overall in support of OCAD U students.
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 12:30pm to Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 12:30pm
I have a book chapter entitled "Process and Outcome Paradigms in Media Arts Pedagogy" in Teaching Computational Creativity. [Eds.] Michael Filimowicz, Veronika Tzankova. Cambridge.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Sean Martindale, an alumnus from the Interdisciplinary Master's in Art, Media and Design program, was recently interviewed for Spacing Toronto.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 1:45pm
For the fourth episode of the Second Season of the OCADU Illustration podcast, Lauchie Reid has a conversation with illustrator and faculty member Kathryn Ada
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 10:15am
OCAD University's student Artur Wrona has made it to the next round of the 2017 Pensole World Sneaker Championship. Voting is underway and it's open until the end of Friday.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Give OCAD U’s Steam Canoe the last push to win an Architizer + people’s choice award - voting closes
Thursday, March 23, 2017
OCAD University congratulates the federal government for its support of research, skills and innovation with a variety of measures that will ensure that the Canadian economy remains internationally
Thursday, March 23, 2017
CBC’s new ten-part docu-drama series, CANADA: The STORY OF US,
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
OCAD University is pleased to announce the appointment of Salah Bachir as the University’s Chancellor, effective June 1, 2017.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
OCAD U students were honoured for their outstanding extracurricular leadership contributions to the community at Campus Life’s recognition and awards dinner on March 14, 2017.  Dr.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 5:15pm
On March 15, The Honourable Kirsty Duncan and Adam Vaughan, MP for Spadina–Fort York, met with President Sara Diamond and members of OCAD University’s research labs to learn about the unique work p
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 1:45pm
OCAD University's Steam Canoe has been selected finalist in the Architizer A+ Awards, the largest awards program celebrating the year's best architecture and products.
Monday, March 13, 2017
Current BA (Honours) in Visual and Critical Studies student Maya Wilson-Sanchez's text
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 5:15pm
Creative Quarterly 47 has selected selected as Runners-Up 2 pieces by Fourth Year Illustration student, Andrew Watch. Congratulations!  
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 12:30pm
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
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Current Interdisciplinary Master's in Art, Media and Design student Mariam Magsi's artwork was recently featured on the 'She Does the City' blog.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 5:45pm
Illustration Alumnae Jennifer Ilett and Sabrina Parolin (class of 2011) presented an art exhibit last summer at the Steam Whistle Brewery Art Gallery, featuring illustrations of Leonardo DiCaprio.
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 5:45pm
The work of Illustration sessional instructor and artist, Peter Chan, was recently featured in the Visual Arts section of The Globe and Mail. 
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 5:45pm
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’. -
Thursday, February 23, 2017 to Sunday, February 26, 2017
BlogTO lists IAMD alumni among the 30 most exciting artists in Toronto right now!
Friday, February 17, 2017 to Friday, March 24, 2017
Blood Ties February 17 to March 24, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, February 17, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 11:30pm to Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 10:30am
Several OCAD U students edited and contributed to a new arts magazine called LooseLeaf Magazine. They launched their 3rd volume on the weekend.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
OCAD U congratulates Shelley Niro (AOCA 1990) on receiving a Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Dr. Isabel Meirelles wins the 2015/16 OCAD University Award for Distinguished Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity
Monday, February 13, 2017
Industrial Design alumnus Yi Jiang and his company YiREGO have made it to the finals of the 2017 Edison Awards.
Friday, February 10, 2017
MAAD alumna Angel Ho brought her fascinating Tactilight to the set of Discovery Channel’s Daily Planet show on February 8th.
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 10:15am to Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 10:15am
Eleven nominees were recently announced for the 2017 Scotiabank Photography Award.
Thursday, February 9, 2017
OCAD University is launching a trailblazing international initiative, bent on elevating Canada’s prominence in the global communities of art and culture.
Thursday, February 9, 2017
"I'm proud to announce that my latest novel, COMPANY TOWN, which is one big long science fiction prototype about the future of urban life after the oil bubble pops (and also a post-human serial-kil
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 3:00pm
Environmental Design Sessional Instructor Roberto Chiotti has recently contributed with a chapter of the recently published book "A Living, Self-sustaining Spaceship" by Rachel Armstrong, Ed.
Friday, February 3, 2017
Students from the Strategic Foresight and Innovation (SFI) graduate program and the
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 4:15pm
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 10:00am
There is a permanent dropbox located on the second floor in the "Student Lounge". Don't have time? You can also schedule an office pickup!
Monday, January 30, 2017
OCAD University supports Universities Canada’s statement regarding the executive order issued
Friday, January 27, 2017 - 11:15am
Congratulations to Industrial Design and Graphic Design students that presented works-in-progress (prototypes and full-scale models) as part of the Toronto Design Offsite Festival.   
Friday, January 27, 2017
Professor Isabel Meirelles receives OCAD University Award for Distinguished Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity
Friday, January 27, 2017
OCAD U students win first and second place at Interior Design Show
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Above, Left to Right: VP of Manufacturing, Development and Operations of IBM Canada Patrick Horgan, MP Adam Vaughan, OCAD U Board Chair Dr.