come do some early holiday shopping at the 2011 MAAD* Holiday Sale at the Ontario College of Art and Design University..... you will find LOTS of handmade goodies from the three streams - jewellery/ metalsmithing, fibre, and ceramics... some of the proceeds will be going to this year's 2011-2012 Material Art & Design Thesis, so come out and support! shop local + support handmade this holiday season.... don't miss this!

*p.s.: MAAD = Material Art and Design
mark it on your calendars! the OCAD Grad Show is finally here, and you MUST make sure to check it out!! the show will exhibit the thesis work of over 500 graduating students, from 12 undergraduate programs (drawing and painting, printmaking, photography, criticism and curatorial practice, integrated media and sculpture/installation in the Faculty of Art; advertising, environmental, industrial and graphic design, illustration and material art and design (jewellery, fibre and ceramics) in the Faculty of Design) 

the Grad Show will take over OCAD from May 5 to May 8, for the biggest exhibition of the year!

ALSO - time for some self promotion --- I'm proud to say I have 3 pieces on display this year, which is super exciting!!! ('Travelling Spoon', '1964 Trabant Model Car', and 'Woven Abstract Pendant') ... to see them, check out the Silversmithing Spoon Project on the 5th floor (right in front of the Design Office, just outside of the express elevators)... and check out the Jewellery Studio (2nd floor, North end of the building)...

this is a must see event, so don't miss it!
hope to see you there!


OCAD (Main Campus)
100 McCaul Street
Toronto, Ontario

Grad Show Schedule:
Thursday, May 5, 2011, Opening Night
6:30 to 10 p.m.

Friday, May 6
9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday, May 7
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Sunday, May 8
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
exciting news! 2 of my pieces have been accepted into the OCAD 2011 Retrospective Show!!!

the Retrospective Show is entirely curated, produced, juried and installed by OCAD students, and is spondered by the OCAD Student Union... the show features works from all years and all disciplines, including drawing and painting, illustration, graphic design, sculpture and installation, jewellery, etc... 

the show is on until April 18 in the Great Hall (2nd floor, OCAD, 100 McCaul), and for those interested, there is an opening reception on Wednesday April 6 at 7pm... 

make sure to check the show out!