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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

Ahlena Sultana-McGarry
OCAD U Feature Artist
Ahlena Sultana-McGarry is a Pakistani-Canadian cross-disciplinary artist who visually explores diaspora and he...
Mason Barnes-Crouse
OCAD U Feature Artist
Mason is an OCADU Illustration graduate living in Toronto's East End. He emphasizes strong traditional paintin...
Bidemi Oloyede
OCAD U Feature Artist
Bidemi Oloyede (b. 1996) is originally from Port Harcourt, Nigeria now based in Toronto, ON, Canada. He holds...
Melissa Patel
OCAD U Feature Artist
Melissa Patel is a Toronto based artist who works primarily in drawing, painting, and photography. She was bor...
Devon Pryce
OCAD U Feature Artist
Devon Pryce is an emerging artist currently working and living in Toronto. He completed his BFA in Drawing an...
Dawn Howie
OCAD U Feature Artist
Dawn Howie is a photographer based out of Toronto. Her practice explores macro photography, emphasizing the pa...

Latest News
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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