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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

Corynn Kokolakis
OCAD U Feature Artist
Corynn is a full-time artist and mom of three. Having given up painting for over a decade to raise her family,...
Mikayla Lacey
OCAD U Feature Artist
Mikayla Lacey’s work explores the way vulnerability can be used as a tool for creation. She draws upon the i...
Shlomi Amiga
OCAD U Feature Artist
Shlomi Amiga is a documentary and street photographer based in Toronto. His inspiration and approach to photog...
Varvara Nedilska
OCAD U Feature Artist
I’m a Toronto-based Ukrainian Canadian artist and a 2020 graduate of the OCADU illustration program. My prac...
Donny Nie
OCAD U Feature Artist
Donny Nie is a current MFA candidate at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and a 2019 BFA graduate fr...
Melissa Patel
OCAD U Feature Artist
Melissa Patel is a Toronto based artist who works primarily in drawing, painting, and photography. She was bor...

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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