News Archive

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
OCAD U congratulates Shelley Niro (AOCA 1990) on receiving the seventh annual Scotiabank Photography Award.
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 10:45am
2017 Illustration Medal Winner Andrew Watch was awarded a Bronze from 3x3, alongside several other Illustration students winning merits and honorable mentions.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 1:30pm
Graphic Design Sessional Instructor Susan Campbell has been awarded the Going Solo Juror's Choice Award for her sculpture installation called "Zoned Out" at the
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 1:15pm
Nine rugs designed by OCADU students in the Material Art & Design program are featured in the Weavers Art's flagship showroom at 1400 Castlefield Avenue and on their website in the "
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 2:30pm to Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 2:30pm
Each year the Association of Chartered Industrial Designers of Ontario (ACIDO) hosts "Rocket" -a competition for Ontario's graduating industrial designers. 
Monday, May 15, 2017 - 1:45pm
Nine students from the Faculty of Design have arrived in India to start the three-week Design Abroad: India course.
Saturday, May 13, 2017
"Making Peace is a major public event that aims to teach the public, especially young people what key elements are necessary to create a 'sustainable peace'; providing an opportunity for p
Friday, May 12, 2017 - 3:00pm
Congratulations to Material Art and Design Graduates Yu Han (Avis) Ho, Emma Schnurr, Kaley Flowers and Current Student Charlie Nhung Nguyen, who have been accepted into Harbourfront Centre's Craft
Thursday, May 11, 2017
  OCAD University is pleased to be hosting the panel discussion Visual Literacy and Perception in the Contemporary World.
Thursday, May 11, 2017
For more than eight years, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services (MBFS) has been partnering with OCAD University through philanthropic and sponsorship opportunities.  Recently, OCAD University students
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Cool, rainy weather did not stop more than 45,000 people from attending this year’s
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 10:30am to Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 10:30am
It's an exciting time of the year at OCAD University as the creative works of over 900 emerging artists are showcased at the 102nd annual GradEx.
Friday, May 5, 2017
Heather Coffey, PhD joined OCAD University in 2013 and received a tenure-track appointment in Medieval and Renaissance Art History in 2015. Prof.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 1:00pm to Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 1:00pm
Source: Royal Ontario Museum New Release,  Friday, April 28, 2017 from:
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 7:00pm
The Canadian Association of Journalists has recognized Min Sook Lee, filmmaker and assistant professor in the Faculty of Art, for her documentary
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Permanent managers and permanent staff (unionized and exempt): consider becoming a member of the OCAD U Board of Governors. 
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
The exhibition, from May 3 to 7, takes place in three buildings across campus: the landmark Sharp Centre for Design at 100 McCaul St., and across the way at 113 and 115 McCaul St.
Monday, May 1, 2017 - 3:00pm
Congratulations to several recent grads from the Advertising Program at OCAD, winning major awards at some of the most important industry award shows.
Friday, April 28, 2017
The work of two IAMD MFA candidates is featured in this week's Toront
Friday, April 28, 2017
Following a meeting with students who had been selected to participate in the Florence Program for the 2017/2018 academic year,
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.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Provocative author, speaker and leading practitioner in the field of strategic foresight Alexander Manu, surveys the fast changing context for incumbent organizations in market spaces where online
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!
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 9:00am to Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 5:00pm
"To ‘strike a chord’ is to create or trigger an emotional negative or positive response to an action.
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.