Monday, May 30, 2011


OCAD University's Material Art & Design Graduating Class

The John B. Aird Gallery presents HAND WORK from May 31 - June 24. This exhibition introduces the work of the 2011 graduating class of OCAD University's Material Art and Design program. The Material Art & Design program offers areas of concentration in Jewellery/Metalsmithing and Fibre. The curriculum allows students to work from either an art or design perspective, and is structured to provide an opportunity for students to achieve their creative potential through the development of concept, visual language, technical skill and personal expression. An opening reception will take place on Friday, June 3 from 6-8 pm.

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Photo-OP 2011

Photo-OP, May 3 - 27, 2011

PHOTO-OP showcases excellence in photographic art practice. This 3rd annual juried photography exhibition runs from May 3 to 27 at the John B. Aird Gallery and features 37 original artworks by emerging and professional photographers. Jurors Sophie Hackett, Assistant Curator of Photography at the Art Gallery of Ontario, and Simon Glass, a Toronto-based photographer and Associate Dean, Faculty of Art at OCAD University viewed 263 images from 125 artists. From these they selected works for the exhibition and awarded prizes to Chloe Norman (1st Prize), Laurie Kang (2nd Prize), Neil Fenton (3rd Prize), Walter Segers (Currys Artist Materials Prize), and Anna Soper (Currys Artists Materials Prize).