Check out Sustainable Interventions, an online exhibition featuring upcycled artworks of 24 art and design students and alumni.
Curated by Usman Abdullah, the exhibition was organized by OCAD University’s Drawing & Painting Program and the Office of Diversity, Equity & Sustainability Initiatives to provide an opportunity for emerging artists and designers from diverse practices to showcase their creative possibilities using reclaimed and found materials.
The goal of this initiative is generate excitement and continue the conversation about sustainability in our creative practice.
The upcycled artworks reflect diverse range of creativity in interdisciplinary 2D and 3D including collage, paintings, soft goods, furniture, and sculpture installations.
The group exhibition is also an attempt to encourage sustainable consumer behavior and to foster a re-use culture in our everyday lives to save our environment.
The exhibition features artworks by Athena Nemeth, Ethan Platt, Joan Nuguid, Usman Abdullah, Sedi Aledavood, Anne Wallace, Yingchao Chen, Kaile Ward, Ryan Carney, Aleena Derohanian, Ysobel Balatbat, Bianca Jones, Blair Immink, Bhavana Jalali, Kimia Ghofrani, Adam Gourlay, Maryam Zaraimajin, Jennie Lau, Deanna Hood, Shiva Kheirabadi, Dilshad Kanji, Adrian Baduria, Julia Robson-Macgregor, Dalia El Toark, Ash Randall-Colalillo.