Window Gallery

The OCADU Alumni Window Gallery is in the Association’s office at 100 McCaul Street, Room 249. The AWG provides a dedicated visible space on OCADU’s campus to display and promote the work of OCADU alumni from all disciplines with the Faculties. Proposals for submissions are accepted on an ongoing basis, with a jury adjudicating in […]

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Alison Woolley OCAD Alumni in Florence

Alison Woolley OCAD Alumni in Florence
Alison Woolley OCAD Alumni in Florence

Alison Woolley is a professional artist and decorator specialized in Italian painted furniture and interiors, owner of Florenceart.net, a painting and decoration studio in Florence Italy. Alison started her career as an apprentice in a traditional Florentine‘bottega’ decorating furniture in the Renaissance style. Over the years this specializing wo...

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2014 OCADU Alumni Association EXHIBITION – a Great Success!

2014 OCADU Alumni Association EXHIBITION – a Great Success!
2014 OCADU Alumni Association EXHIBITION – a Great Success!

Check out the Who’s Who at the opening of OCAD University Alumni Association’s Exhibition April 3rd 2014 Gladstone Art Hotel. Thanks to the volunteers led by Virginia Trieloff and congratulations again to the artists who submitted and to those who’s work we enjoyed. It was a great party with over 200 guests enjoying the event. […]

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The Power of the Canvas II: OCADU Alumni Exhibition 2014

The Power of the Canvas II:  OCADU Alumni Exhibition 2014
The Power of the Canvas II:  OCADU Alumni Exhibition 2014

Renowned painter and curator Virginia Trieloff sends over the catalogue for the Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCADU) 2014 Alumni Exhibition with an invitation to attend the opening. I thumb through the pages and am intrigued but not bowled over. Then, in a moment of clarity, I recall my reaction to Francis Bacon's paintings - the re...

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A WEEK IN FLORENCE – Spring 2017

A WEEK IN FLORENCE – Spring 2017
A WEEK IN FLORENCE – Spring 2017

I am delighted to invite you to come with us to Florence Italy in May 2014 and experience OCAD University’s Florence Campus Alumni style! Both ardent traveler and novice tourist will discover that the equalizing piece here is the desire to do more than visit a city steeped in art. It is having personal access to occupy and create ones own art in th...

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OPEN LIFE DRAWING SESSIONS

Interested in drawing a professional model? These sessions are perfect for people looking for life drawing without instruction. Life Drawing at OCAD U Wednesdays May – August, 7 to 10 p.m. Fridays in June 7 to 10 p.m. While this studio time is offered by the OCAD University Alumni Association, you don’t have to be […]

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2014 OCAD University Alumni Association EXHIBITION

2014 OCAD University Alumni Association EXHIBITION
2014 OCAD University Alumni Association EXHIBITION

Welcome to the 2nd Annual OCAD University Alumni Exhibition! Works of art are the most complex and diverse products of human achievement, while at the same time being perhaps the purest form of communication. Therefore, the challenge of curating an exhibition of this nature is indeed daunting. My thanks first of all to Amanda McKinney (BFA, 2007) a...

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DAVID P. SILCOX

DAVID P. SILCOX
DAVID P. SILCOX

Mr. Silcox, former President of Sotheby’s Canada, has had a long and successful career in the cultural life of Canada at all levels of government and at both York University and the University of Toronto. He was Assistant Deputy Minister, federal Department of Communications (Culture), Deputy Minister of Culture and Communication, Ontario, an...

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JOHN N. INGLIS

JOHN N. INGLIS
JOHN N. INGLIS

John N. Inglis was born in Toronto in 1931. In 1952, he graduated with honours in Drawing and Painting from the Ontario College of Art (OCA). From the late Fifties until he joined the OCA Faculty in 1961, John taught drawing and painting with many Ontario arts organizations including Department of Education summer courses in […]

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