TORONTO, April 30, 2008—Over 500 graduating students of the Ontario College of Art & Design (OCAD) will showcase their work to the public during the 93rd annual Graduate Exhibition, Friday, May 9 to Sunday, May 11, the university announced today.
“We’re inviting everyone in Toronto to join us at OCAD to see the brilliant thesis work of our art and design graduates,” said OCAD President Sara Diamond. “This year’s theme is ‘Evolving DNA,’ and that’s exactly what our graduates are doing. They’re innovative critical thinkers who are redefining what design and art, digital and analog, didactic and abstract, diametrical and authentic, and direct and ambiguous all mean.”
Highlights will include:
WHAT: 2008 Graduate Exhibition — “Evolving DNA”
WHEN: May 9 to 11, 2008
Friday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. | Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
WHERE: Main Building and Sharp Centre for Design
100 McCaul Street (at Dundas)
OCAD Student Gallery
285 Dundas Street West (at McCaul)
About the Ontario College of Art & Design (OCAD)
The Ontario College of Art & Design (www.ocad.ca) is Canada’s “university of the imagination.” OCAD is dedicated to art and design education, practice and research and to knowledge and invention across a wide range of disciplines. The university is building on its traditional, studio-based strengths, adding new approaches to learning that champion cross-disciplinarity, collaboration and the integration of emerging technologies. In the Age of Imagination, OCAD community members will be uniquely qualified to act as catalysts for the next advances in culture, technology and quality of life for all Canadians.
© OCAD University