Material Art & Design student awards

  • Six OCADU graduates and students are among the finalists for the 2016 Vaccaro Family Scholarship: Vanessa Raquel Castellino, Jenica Fan, Maria Gabrieleva, Cherry Liang, Blessie Maturan and Janice Ng! Their pieces will be on display at the Canadian Jewellery Expo in Toronto and Edmonton, where attendees can vote for the winner. The Toronto CJE will take place from August 7 to 9. (July 2016)



  • Recent MAAD graduate Maria (Masha) Gabrieleva is a finalist in the 13th National Jewellery Student Competition at L.A. Pai Gallery in Ottawa! Her work will be on display in the gallery to August 3. (July 2016

  • Two recent MAAD graduates have won awards at the 2016 Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition! Kaley Bowers won the Best of Student Award, which includes a residency and exhibition at Artscape, and Vanessa Raquel Castellina received Honourable Mention. Congrats to both! (July 2016)

  • Congratulations to Amanda Gresik, medal winner for OCAD University's 101st Graduate Exhibition (GradEx)! (May 2016)MAAD Amanda GresikMAAD Amanda Gresik display

  • Material Art & Design Jewellery student Prisilla Hui won the 2015 Vaccaro Family Scholarship presented by Beverly Hills Jewellers and Canadian Jeweller Expos. The scholarship is open to students in Canadian jewellery design and metalsmithing programs and selected entries are displayed at the Canadian Jeweller Expos in Toronto and Edmonton.  Prisilla's work was voted as the winning entry from nine submissions from across the country. The winner receives $3000.00 and their accrediting institution receives $1000.00 towards their program. (March 2016)

  • Theresa Duong (graduated 2012) won the People's Choice Award at the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition this year for her Papier Stains Necklace (September 2015)
  • Laura Mitchell (fourth-year) won the Betty Skolnik Award for Emerging Professionals given by JVS Toronto for her new jewellery business, Peace, Love and Jewellery. (September 2015)
  • Congratulations to Iva Dulanovic, medal winner for OCAD University's 100th Graduate Exhibition (GradEx)! (May 2015)
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  • Joanna Schleimer (graduated 2011), Kingcrafts/Lady Flavelle Scholarship recipient, Ontario Craft Show (October 2014)
  • Joe Han Lee (graduated 2012), Lacy and Co. Ltd. Jewellery Supply Grant recipient, Ontario Craft Show (October 2014)
  • Bri Cleary, OCADU Medal Winner: With TODOT: Urban Infographic Pattern, Cleary communicates the fluctuating relationship between humans and the urban environment through a surface design collection that reflects data from weather patterns to transit rhythms. (May 2014)
  • Third-year Fibre student Jenny Boucher was one of four finalists in the Designext Competition at Surtex in NYC. (May 2014)

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