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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

Melissa Patel
OCAD U Feature Artist
Melissa Patel is a Toronto based artist who works primarily in drawing, painting, and photography. She was bor...
Haley Parker
OCAD U Feature Artist
Haley Parker (b. 1996) is an emerging Canadian lens-based artist currently based in Toronto. After attending...
Daniel Cardoso
OCAD U Feature Artist
Daniel Cardoso is a emerging printmaking artist based in Toronto who graduated in 2020 from OCAD University wi...
Anastasia Tarkhanova
OCAD U Feature Artist
Anastasia is a Russian-Canadian multidisciplinary artist currently working and living in Toronto. This year sh...
Kirollos Kilada
OCAD U Feature Artist
Kirollos is an artist and illustrator from Mississauga, ON. He works in a variety of techniques both traditio...
Desiree Nechacov
OCAD U Feature Artist
Desiree Nechacov is a Toronto based artist originally from Kitchener Ontario. She completed her Bachelor of Fi...

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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