News Archive

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.
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.
Monday, January 23, 2017
Premier Kathleen Wynne kicked off a tour of Ontario’s post-secondary institutions at OCAD University on January 23, 2017.  The visit provided her with an opportunity to hear from students about imp
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 10:45am to Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 10:45am
This winter, the Jack Weinbaum Family Foundation Global Experience Project at OCAD University will support the residency of acclaimed artist and filmmaker Isaac Julien.
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 1:15pm
Congratulations to Graphic Design Tenured Professor Avi Dunkelman, who has designed a series of stamps for Canada Post in collaboration with colleague and Graphic Design TIS Lecturer Joe Gault. 
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
OCAD University is pleased to announce the selection of three architectural firms to lead the design and implementation of the Creative City Campus
Sunday, January 8, 2017
Esmaa Mohamoud has been named one of “14 Emerging Women Artists to Watch in 2017” by the international Artnet news website.
Thursday, January 5, 2017
The World Futures Studies Federation has just released the first edition of its new publication, Human Futures, with art direction by SFI alumna Kelly Kornet.
Sunday, January 1, 2017
The Hult Prize is the world’s largest annual student competition and start-up platform for social good.
Thursday, December 22, 2016 - 5:00am
OCAD U Graduate Studies extends congratularions to recent Interdisciplinary Master's in Art, Media and Design program alumna Esmaa Mohamoud (MFA, 2016), who is listed as one of 14 Emerging Women Ar
Wednesday, December 21, 2016 - 5:00am
At Toronto’s Royal Ontario Museum in mid December, students from the Digital Futures Graduate Program course “Special Topic: Family Camera at the ROM” presented their proposals for interactive inst
Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 5:00am
Benefactors Rosalie and Isadore Sharp, founders of the famed Four Seasons Hotel chain, have pledged an additional $1 million to OCAD University, Canada’s largest art, design and digital media unive
Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 6:45pm
Monday, December 5, 2016 - 5:00am
Thanks to a $1 million gift from Scotiabank, OCAD University will develop a new initiative to foster the leading thinkers, designers and creative professionals needed to drive the national economic
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 5:00am
Six OCAD U entrepreneurs took part in the first-ever Imagination Catalyst investor event on Tuesday, November 29. 
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 2:30pm
Philippe Blanchard, Graduate Faculty in the Interdisciplinary Master's in Art, Media and Design program and Chair of Media and Installation in the Faculty of Art, has work in The Frame is the K
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 4:45pm
In 2016, OCAD University partnered with the Globe and Mail Report on Business to publish a series of six op-eds titled “By Design,” highlighting design thinking, related issues and innovation.
Thursday, November 24, 2016 - 5:00am
This fall, OCAD U students responded to the issue of sexual violence by participating in a workshop series that culminated as a traveling exhibition, Unknotted — the OCAD U activation of Sexual
Friday, November 18, 2016 - 5:00pm
"Sex is a Funny Word: A Book about Bodies, Feelings, and You" a book written by Canadian sex educator, Cory Silverberg and Illustrated by Illustration Sessional Instructor Fiona Smyth has received
Friday, November 18, 2016 - 5:00am
The eighth annual Experiencing Perspectives art exhibition at Mercedes-Benz Financial Services (MBFS) opened November 16 with a reception at the company’s Mississauga offices.
Monday, November 14, 2016 - 3:45pm
Applied Arts Magazine profiles Imagination Catalyst partnership with corporate law firm, Cassels Brock -
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 5:45pm
Photo Credit: Sayeda Akbary. Moderator: Cory Rosenfield. Panelists: Michael Poyser, Sandy Kedey and Paul Allamby.
Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 8:15pm
On November 3, 2016, Lorna Ross, Director of Design at the Center for Innovation, Mayo Clinic held a workshop in the new Design for Health student studio space for graduate students.
Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 5:15pm
Imagination Catalyst Fund directors John Albright and Jeannette Wiltse, both of Relay Ventures, celebrate with Michael Nurse, CEO of Wishpad, and Chakameh Shafii CEO, Saaed Zeinali VP Business
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 4:00pm
Metropolitan Hardwood Floors (Metro) has announced the finalists in the 2017 Kentwood IDS Design Challenge. 
Monday, November 7, 2016 - 5:00am
The third annual Yorkville Village Arts Festival kicked off with a gala event on November 3, unveiling the exhibition of one-of-a-kind contemporary art pieces created by 28 OCAD University students
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 10:00pm to Friday, November 4, 2016 - 1:00am
Bunker 2 is a new gallery space that "exists to push curatorial and artistic boundaries while maintaining a critical dialogue between our exhibiting artists and our local community."  It is founded
Monday, October 31, 2016 - 2:45pm
The fifth Relating Systems Thinking and Design (RSD5) symposium took place at OCAD University and MaRS Discovery District from October 13 to 15, 2016.
Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 12:00pm to Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 10:00pm
EXHIBITION ON VIEW: October 29 – November 19, 2016 OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, October 29 from 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 9:30pm
This afternoon, OCAD University was informed that Keesic Douglas, a former faculty member, was charged with sexual assault.
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 6:45pm
If you are interested in getting involved in any of the health related research projects, please contact faculty.
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 5:00pm to Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 11:00pm
Illustration, Sessional Instructor Anson Liaw's work has been selected for print and online exhibition for the COW International Design
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 4:15pm to Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 5:15pm
Angela Lea Tupper, Fourth Year, Drawing and Painting
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 7:15pm
On Tuesday, October 18th, the Steam Canoe, an OCAD U project originally designed for the Beaches Winter Stations installat