News Archive

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.
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