A catalyst for knowledge and creativity through our unique environment and world-class facilities, in photography, sculpture, printmaking, ceramics, painting, digital media, literary arts, performance, Indigenous arts, Leadership, and Indigenous Leadership. Located on Treaty 7 territory, we curate innovative programs that develop artists and leaders, inspiring them to conceive powerful works and ideas.
The Art & Design Graduate School Fair at OCAD U
Meet with representatives from more than 20 of the best art and design graduate programs in North America and Europe!
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2019
Running from 11:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
OCAD University, Rosalie Sharp Pavilion
115 McCaul St., Level 3, Toronto
Expert Panel Sessions
Get the answers you need, as prospective Graduate students, from the expert panel series Everything you ever wanted to know about grad school, but were afraid to ask on Level 2, 115 McCaul St. Full session details at this link.
Funding Your Grad School Experience: 12 noon
Successful Applications & Research Statements: 2:00 pm
Participating Schools 2019
California Institute of the Arts is renowned internationally as a game-changer in the education of professional artists. The transformative cultural impact of its alumni over the past half-century shows why: CalArts brings out creative talent unlike any other university, school or conservatory.
A 16-month internationally recognized, research informed and industry relevant professional graduate program that engages students in the development of digital media products.
Concordia University's Faculty of Fine Arts is unique in Canada, with nine departments offering an unparalleled range of programs in the visual, performing, cinematic, design and digital arts.
With graduate programs in architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, and visual studies, the Daniels Faculty prepares professionals and cultivates scholars who will play a leading role in creating more culturally engaged, ecologically sustainable, socially just, and artfully conceived environments.
Emily Carr University's graduate degree programs merge research, critical theory and contemporary studio practice in an interdisciplinary environment. Through collaborative partnerships, industry alliances, and practice-based research, graduate students have the opportunity not only to examine and explore but to lead and engage the cultural and creative industries.
The Faculty of Communication & Design provides a distinctive crossroads for creative and scholarly disciplines. Attracting talented students and young professionals from across Canada and around the world, FCAD continues to be a leader in the programs it provides, many of which are either one-of-a-kind programs in Canada or have been identified as the top in their field, both domestically and globally. These same programs also attract exceptional faculty who provide leadership through teaching as well as their research, artistic and professional pursuits.
Goldsmiths is one of the UK’s top universities for the creative arts and social sciences and is home to one of the most influential MFA programmes in the world, the cutting edge MA Design: Expanded Practice degree plus a range of other taught and research-based programmes and PhDs from across the field including sonic arts, media and communication, computational arts, filmmaking, music, theatre and performance and visual cultures. All programmes are rooted in practice, student-centred learning, critical theory and have an emphasis on pushing the boundaries of what the creative arts can be and do.
MIT’s Integrated Design & Management (IDM) is dedicated to enabling the learning and development of extraordinary, innovative leaders who will bring new levels of creativity, vision, and integrity to business and society. A rigorous academic program for early to mid-career professionals, IDM combines engineering, business, and design. Students learn in a design studio environment that enables interdisciplinary collaboration, deep immersion in the human-centered design process, state-of-the-art maker-space, and close interaction with faculty.
NSCAD University offers three graduate programs: Master of Design, Master of Fine Arts and Master of Arts in Art Education. Areas of focus include interdisciplinary design, ceramics, digital media, drawing, film, installation, jewellery/metalsmithing, painting, performance, photography, printmaking, sculpture, sound, textiles/fashion, video, applied pedagogy in art education, museum and curatorial, and community-based practice.
Grounded in practice, theory, research and professionalism, OCAD University delivers advanced experiential learning. Graduate students enjoy unrivalled opportunities to practise with expert faculty, in studios, labs and through exceptional internships.
Parsons School of Design in New York City has offered students innovative approaches to education since its founding in 1896. Our undergraduate and graduate programs immerse students in focused training, interdisciplinary inquiry, and practice-based collaborative learning. Here creators and scholars master established art and design fields and advance emerging ones while studying a range of university disciplines.
As a graduate student at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), you will focus, study intensively, and learn from some of the most renowned faculty in the world. You will develop professional friendships and mentor relationships that will influence you for decades to come. You will have the opportunity to cross boundaries between disciplines.
SVA has been a leader in the education of artists, designers and creative professionals for more than 7 decades. With a faculty of distinguished working professionals, dynamic curriculum and an emphasis on critical thinking, SVA is a catalyst for innovation and social responsibility. SVA offers an array of graduate programs, including practice-based MFA, MA, MPS and MAT programs, as well as 2 low-residency MFA programs. Our location in NYC and state-of-the-art facilities offer graduate students exceptional opportunities for advancing in their fields.
As Europe’s largest specialist art and design university, we understand creativity. Made up of six renowned colleges, each with a history of over 100 years teaching, we offer a range of courses in art, design, screen, communication, fashion, media and performing arts. Our colleges are: Camberwell College of Arts, Central Saint Martins, Chelsea College of Arts, London College of Communication, London College of Fashion and Wimbledon College of Arts.
(SACI) is a U.S.-accredited art school located in Florence, Italy. SACI offers a variety of innovative, hands on graduate programs, including: MFA in Studio Art, MFA in Photography, MFA in Communication Design and an MA in Art History.
The GSA is internationally recognised as one of Europe's leading university-level institutions for the visual creative disciplines. Our studio-based approach to research and teaching, brings disciplines together to explore problems in new ways to find new innovative solutions.
The MFA in Craft Media facilitates the exploration of ceramics, fibre, glass or jewellery and metals through autonomous practice-led research, in an intensive 20-month program. Mentored by internationally acclaimed artists and scholars, students produce a body of work and research that expands the field of contemporary craft.
UB’s Department of Art offers an MFA in Studio Art, MAs in Visual Studies and Critical Museum Studies. Our Department of Media Study offers an MFA in Media Arts Production, MAs in Film and Media Study and Arts Management, and a PhD in Media Study.
Schulich offers a number of study options to complement your OCADU degree: MBA with a specialization in Arts, Media & Entertainment Management MBA/MFA & MBA/MA Combined Degree Programs MMgmt Program.
The Master of Fine Arts Program at the University of Windsor is a two-year, studio-centered program geared towards creative exploration, innovative experimentation and the development of a sustainable artistic practice.
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