99th annual OCAD University Graduate Exhibition

Starting this Thursday, OCAD's annual event begins.  Thousands attend over next 3 days.  Try and make it when you can...nothing formally organized within meetup, but form a small group if someone wants to..


OCAD University

6:30pm, Thursday May 1, 2014 to 5:00pm, Sunday May 4, 2014

The Class of 2014

OPENING NIGHT: Thursday, May 1, 6:30 to 11 p.m. (all are welcome!)
Friday, May 2: 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday, May 3: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, May 4: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The class of 2014, an eclectic mix of more than 600 graduating students working in twelve undergraduate programs, present their final thesis work to an audience of more than 24,500 guests. 

OCAD University's students work in a broad spectrum of disciplines, ranging from drawing and painting, printmaking, photography, criticism and curatorial practice, integrated media and sculpture/installation in the Faculty of Art; to advertising, environmental, industrial and graphic design, illustration and material art and design (jewellery, fibre and ceramics) in the Faculty of Design. OCAD U's annual "GradEx" transforms the university’s main building and the acclaimed Sharp Centre for Design into one of Toronto's largest and most anticipated exhibitions of emerging talent.

Alumni Lounge:
OCA/OCAD/OCAD U alumni are invited to visit the Alumni Lounge on Saturday, May 3 between 11:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Alumni can drop in and relax in the lounge, enjoy some complimentary food and drink, register for a tour of the Medal Winner’s Exhibit and meet some of our key affinity partners including the Alumni Association, Autoshare, the Artists’ Health Alliance, Manulife Financial and TD Insurance.

Feature Sales:
Material Art & Design
Room 253, 100 McCaul St.
Purchase one-of-a-kind work from current OCAD U students, graduating students and alumni. Work includes items made in fibre, textiles, jewellery, paper and ceramics.

Room 387, 100 McCaul St.
Spend some time looking through hundreds of prints to find the perfect piece for you or a friend. Features work by OCAD U students, graduating students, alumni and other printmaking artists. 

Room 415 (Thursday), Back of Great Hall (Friday to Sunday) 100 McCaul St.
The very popular photography sale is back. Fantastic photographic prints of all sizes by current and graduating OCAD U students are available.

Graphic Design
Room 636, 100 McCaul St.
With a focus on posters and books, this sale includes work that students have created throughout their OCAD U careers, as well as publications from the OCAD U Student Press. 

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  • Bernard G.

    I'll be working one of the sales Booth's. Come say hello.

    1 · April 30, 2014

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