postcard project '17

Accepted to OCAD University in September 2017?

Congratulations on accepting OCAD University's offer of admission for September 2017. We look forward to welcoming you face-2-face!

Watch your email for OCAD U info. Read them carefully! One of the messages you will receive will include notice and directions for your participation in the annual "face2face: postcard project", your FIRST on-campus exhibition in September as part of O-DAYS! 2017, OCAD U's orientation!

You want to get a head start!?


Create a SELF-PORTRAIT postcard. Send it to us. Introduce yourself to the OCAD U community. Participate in your first on-campus exhibition.

Meet your peers face-2-face!

  • Substrate: Card stock/illustration board* (Buy it at the art supply store, or use a piece of cereal box!)
  • Size: 5” x 7” (12.7 cm x 17.78 cm)*
  • Medium: Your choice ... pencil? charcoal? paint? photography? 3-D?
  • Style: Express your own unique style. How do you see yourself?
  • Include: Your full name on the front as part of the design!

*Incorrect sizes or substrate will not be exhibited.


Yes, include your name on the front as part of the design, but don't forget to PRINT your FULL name and student number on the back of your postcard too. Enclose it in an envelope and mail it (or drop it off in person) by the appropriate deadline.

Submission deadlines

Send us your self-portrait postcard so that it arrives no later than Friday, July 14, 2017, for a chance to win a $100 giftcard for Above Ground Art Supplies.

All postcards received by the final submission deadline of Friday, August 25, 2017, will qualify for a chance to win (prize TBA).


See more online

Visit face2face on Facebook to see postcards from previous years!

We look forward to receiving yours!

OCAD University
100 McCaul St.
Toronto, ON M5T 1W1
Attn: Campus Life, Postcard Project 2017

OCAD University Campus Life
Level 5, 230 Richmond St. West (RHB)
Attn: Postcard Project 2017


Brent Everett James
Campus Life Coordinator
Student Success Programs
416-977-6000, Ext. 275

face2face: postcard project 2017 will be exhibited on campus for two weeks during O-DAYS! 2017 (September 5 to 15). Admissions & Recruitment, Campus Life and OCAD University reserve the right to use select postcards for promotional purposes on OCAD U’s website and/or printed materials.