April 30, 2013
by Canadian Architect
OCAD University unveils its 98th Annual Graduate Exhibition, held at the university’s iconic Sharp Centre for Design and Main Building at 100 McCaul Street in Toronto from Thursday, May 2 to Sunday, May 5, 2013.
The class of 2013, an eclectic mix of more than 550 graduating students working in 12 undergraduate programs, present their final thesis work to an audience of more than 26,000 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 (jewelry, 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.
Opening night festivities take place on Thursday, May 2, 2013 from 6:30pm to 11:00pm, with a reception in the Medal Winners’ Lounge with remarks at 7:30pm. The exhibition is open on Friday from 9:30am to 8:00pm and on Saturday and Sunday from 11:00am to 5:00pm.
NEW! for 2013, is a FREE multiplatform app for OCAD University’s Graduate Exhibition. Information on wayfinding, exhibitors, medal winners and a full schedule of events are just a few of the features. Please access it at http://myeventapps.com/ocadugradex/
Admission is pay what you can.
For more information, please visit ocadu.ca/gradex
OCAD U 98th annual graduate exhibition