American Illustration 36 Winners

 

Monday, April 10, 2017

Congratulations to 4th year student, Andrew Watch, who's won the $4,000 Society of Illustrators Scholarship and is set to be exhibited in New York's Museum of American Illustration with 6 fellow OCADU students. In addition to this, his work was selected to appear in the coveted American Illustration 36 anual, and the work of 2nd year student, Toko Hosoya, and 4th year students, Sarah Alinia Ziazi and Dalbert Vilarino, have been chosen to appear permanently on AI’s archive.

From 10,000 submissions, the jury selected only 380 images total (professional and student) to appear in the book and represent the best pictures from 2016.

This year’s distinguished jury included Deanna Donegan, Art Director, The New Yorker;  Kayla E., Editor-in-Chief and Designer, Nat. Brut;  Nathan Huang, Art Director, The New York Times;  Francesco Izzo, Graphic Designer, Associate Art Director, Nautilus;  Jaya Miceli, Art Director and Graphic Designer, Simon and Schuster / Scribner;  Matt Vee, Designer,  Penguin / Viking;  Jing Wei, illustrator and Illustration Director, Etsy; who selected 300 pieces based on the quality of technique, concept and skill of medium used. 

Scholarship awards were granted to only 25 students whose work was deemed "The Best of The Best". OCADU students claimes 5 of those scholarships!

The Opening Reception and Awards ceremony will take place on Friday, May 12th, 2017.

Book launch events that celebrate the winners will be held in New York City on November 8-9, 2017. 

 

Congratulations, students and faculty!

KaYoung Lee "The Dog Walkers" $1500 The Warby Parker Visionary Scholarship
KaYoung Lee "The Dog Walkers" $1500 The Warby Parker Visionary Scholarship

Varvara Nedilska "The Collector" $1000 The Nancy Cheadle Scholarship Award
Varvara Nedilska "The Collector" $1000 The Nancy Cheadle Scholarship Award

Sarah Alinia Ziazi "Her Prologue" $500 The Jonathan LeVine Gallery Blurred Line Scholarship Award
Sarah Alinia Ziazi "Her Prologue" $500 The Jonathan LeVine Gallery Blurred Line Scholarship Award

Wenting Li "Hanging Gardens"
Wenting Li "Hanging Gardens"

Image of three women with ornate hair and jewelry
OCAD U congratulates Shelley Niro (AOCA 1990) on receiving the seventh annual Scotiabank Photography Award. The prestigious award includes a $50,000 cash prize, a solo exhibition during the 2018 Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, and a book of the winner's work to be published and distributed worldwide.
OCADU Illustration students receive more than 20 awards from 3x3 magazine/ Congratulations Students and Faculty!
"Zoned Out" by Susan Campbell
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 Nth Degree exhibition currently taking place at the Foundry Art Centre in St. Charles, Missouri.
Students from the Surface Design 1 classes and Rachel Babineau
Nine rugs designed by OCADU students in the Material Art & Design program are featured in the Weavers Art's flagship showroom. Michael Pourvakil, President and owner of Weavers Art, also gave out three prizes for rug designs to the students of MAAD-2009 Surface Design 1.  
Primo by Richard Revie
Seven OCADU Students from the Industrial Design program represented 7 of 25 shortlisted students from Humber, Carleton and OCAD University. Three of the Rockets were awarded to OCADU Students.
First Day - Group Photo
Nine students from the Faculty of Design have arrived in India to start the three-week Design Abroad: India course. Follow the students on their journey as they co-design live projects by visiting the course blog
photograph of Mariam Magsi holding "Making Peace" poster
Making Peace exhibition includes work by Interdisciplinary Master's in Art, Media and Design MFA graduating student Maraim Magsi
Three Material Art & Design graduates and a current Jewellery student have been accepted into Harbourfront Centre's Craft & Design artist-in-residency program! Congratulations!
Andrew Watch "External Goods" $4000 Nancy Lee Rhodes Roberts Scholarship Award
Monday, April 10, 2017

Congratulations to 4th year student, Andrew Watch, who's won the $4,000 Society of Illustrators Scholarship and is set to be exhibited in New York's Museum of American Illustration with 6 fellow OCADU students. In addition to this, his work was selected to appear in the coveted American Illustration 36 anual, and the work of 2nd year student, Toko Hosoya, and 4th year students, Sarah Alinia Ziazi and Dalbert Vilarino, have been chosen to appear permanently on AI’s archive.

From 10,000 submissions, the jury selected only 380 images total (professional and student) to appear in the book and represent the best pictures from 2016.

This year’s distinguished jury included Deanna Donegan, Art Director, The New Yorker;  Kayla E., Editor-in-Chief and Designer, Nat. Brut;  Nathan Huang, Art Director, The New York Times;  Francesco Izzo, Graphic Designer, Associate Art Director, Nautilus;  Jaya Miceli, Art Director and Graphic Designer, Simon and Schuster / Scribner;  Matt Vee, Designer,  Penguin / Viking;  Jing Wei, illustrator and Illustration Director, Etsy; who selected 300 pieces based on the quality of technique, concept and skill of medium used. 

Scholarship awards were granted to only 25 students whose work was deemed "The Best of The Best". OCADU students claimes 5 of those scholarships!

The Opening Reception and Awards ceremony will take place on Friday, May 12th, 2017.

Book launch events that celebrate the winners will be held in New York City on November 8-9, 2017. 

 

Congratulations, students and faculty!

Poster: 
KaYoung Lee "The Dog Walkers" $1500 The Warby Parker Visionary Scholarship
Varvara Nedilska "The Collector" $1000 The Nancy Cheadle Scholarship Award
Sarah Alinia Ziazi "Her Prologue" $500 The Jonathan LeVine Gallery Blurred Line Scholarship Award
Wenting Li "Hanging Gardens"
Marlee Jennings “Wanderer"