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OCAD University

Toronto, Ontario

Welcome to the OCAD University Artist Showcase, where you can discover works available for rent or sale by current OCAD U students and recent graduates.

OCAD University is the largest and most comprehensive art, design and media university in Canada. The OCAD U Artist Showcase on Partial makes it simple to support the creative practices and careers of our artists and designers. Get a head start on viewing and collecting the incredible work produced by our top creative talent.

The emerging artists and designers featured on the OCAD U Artist Showcase have undergone a juried selection process. Noted for their standout skills and dedication, their work has been specifically chosen for this showcase.


Meet Our Artists

Melanie Lixiyue Yan
OCAD U Feature Artist
Lixiyue Yan, also known as Melanie Yan, is an emerging illustrator/artist based in Toronto. Melanie works prim...
Morris Wazney
OCAD U Feature Artist
I am a mixed media artist who has recently graduated from OCADU Sculpture/Installation program. Working primar...
Brian Jiang
OCAD U Feature Artist
Brian Jiang is a queer non-binary artist and illustrator of Chinese descent based in Toronto. Brian’s practi...
Daniel Cardoso
OCAD U Feature Artist
Daniel Cardoso is a emerging printmaking artist based in Toronto who graduated in 2020 from OCAD University wi...
Gillian Toliver
OCAD U Feature Artist
Gillian Toliver is a multidisciplinary artist currently based in Toronto. Recently graduating from OCAD Univer...
Mekayla Dionne
OCAD U Feature Artist
Mekayla Dionne is an emerging Métis abstract painter. She was born in 1997 and spent her childhood in a small...

Latest News
November 23, 2020

Earlier this month, the 2020 RBC Newcomer Arts Awards were given out to 10 Toronto-based artists who hail from countries all over the globe. Fourth-year Sculpture & Installation student Helio Eudoro, a Brazilian-Canadian multi-media artist, is the recipient of one of those prizes, valued at $2,000. Learn more.

November 19, 2020

Save the date! See the work of hundreds of Canada's best emerging creatives from Dec. 15-31 as part of the online GradEx 105. Stay tuned for more details.

October 14, 2020

Partial Gallery and OCAD University are excited to announce the return of our partnership which provides an exceptional career opportunity for OCAD U student artists and recent alumni (2020). Learn more.

October 7, 2020

Inaugural year of Partial x OCAD U Artist Showcase reaches 1.7 million impressions: Participants featured in the 2019 Showcase were juried by Faculty Members and staff from the Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers. Learn more.

Feb 23, 2020

OCAD University and Partial are excited to announce the OCAD University Artist Showcase—a selection of handpicked work from OCAD U’s pool of top emerging artistic talent. Learn More.

January 24, 2020

Artists – if you’d like your art featured on the OCAD University Artist Showcase, please email zmhakayakora@ocadu.ca for consideration.

November 5, 2019

Check out the OCAD U Artist Showcase, where you can discover works available for rent or sale by current OCAD U students and recent graduates. Learn more.

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