Ontario College of Art and Design
The Ontario College of Art and Design (OCAD) is a higher education institution located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The school offers undergraduate and graduate programs in a variety of areas, including fine art, illustration, graphic design, advertising, digital media, and art education. OCAD is one of the oldest and most reputable art and design schools in Canada, with a history dating back to 1876.
The programs at OCAD are designed to provide students with a thorough understanding of the technical and creative aspects of their chosen field. Students will learn about the history, theory, and techniques of fine art, illustration, graphic design, advertising, digital media, and art education, and will also have the opportunity to explore their own interests and passions through studio-based work. This hands-on approach to learning allows students to develop their skills and gain real-world experience in their chosen field.
The school’s faculty are a group of experienced and accomplished professionals who bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the classroom. They provide guidance and mentorship to help students navigate the industry and achieve their goals.
OCAD has state-of-the-art facilities, including fine art studios, digital media labs, and design studios. These facilities provide students with opportunities to put their skills into practice and gain experience working on real-world projects. The school also has partnerships with local and international companies and organizations, providing students with opportunities for internships, apprenticeships, and research projects. These opportunities allow students to gain real-world experience, network with industry professionals, and build a portfolio of work.
In addition to academic programs, OCAD also has a number of research centers and institutes focused on various aspects of art and design. These centers and institutes often collaborate with industry partners and conduct research in areas such as design thinking, sustainability, and digital media.