Blood Ties - XPACE exhibition with OCAD U graduate alumni and current students opening on Friday, February 17 from 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Several OCAD U students edited and contributed to a new arts magazine called LooseLeaf Magazine. They launched their 3rd volume on the weekend! The names of the OCAD students are: Jessie Sheng, Philip Ocampo, Jasmeet Sidhu, Amanda Low, Ron Siu and Abby Ho.
OCAD U congratulates Shelley Niro (AOCA 1990) on receiving a Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts. Each year, the awards honour seven artists for their artistic achievements and one person for their outstanding contribution to contemporary visual and/or media arts.
Dr. Isabel Meirelles won the 2015/16 OCAD University Award for Distinguished Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity
Industrial Design alumnus Yi Jiang and his company YiREGO have made it to the finals of the 2017 Edison Awards. Drumi, a foot-powered washing machine invented by Jiang, is among the finalists in the water conservation category.
MAAD alumna Angel Ho brought her fascinating Tactilight to the set of Discovery Channel’s Daily Planet show on February 8th. The unique and mesmerizing lamp started out as Ho’s thesis project.
Eleven nominees were recently announced for the 2017 Scotiabank Photography Award. The award winner will receive a $50,000 prize, a major solo exhibition at the Ryerson Image Centre in Toronto and have a book of their work published and distributed by Steidl of Germany.
OCAD University is launching a trailblazing international initiative, bent on elevating Canada’s prominence in the global communities of art and culture. The Jack Weinbaum Family Foundation Global Experience Project (GEP) will bring leading international artists to Toronto for a significant residency at OCAD U over the next five years.