OCAD University Summer Workshops 2022

This immersive 5-day workshop will run twice throughout the summer.*

  • Option 1: Monday July 11 to Friday July 15 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT (Almost Sold Out)
  • Option 2: Monday July 18 to Friday July 22 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT

*Please note: the same workshop will run both weeks, so content will not change.

Who is this for?
OCAD University’s Summer Workshop is a week-long studio experience dedicated to emerging artists and designers ages 15 to 19 who are considering a post-secondary education in a creative industry or field.

What to Expect
Each day from Monday to Friday, you will be in a different workshop led by OCAD U instructors who are also practicing artists and designers. These workshops take a hands-on, multi-disciplinary approach that will further your concepts, techniques, and knowledge of contemporary art and design practice. This includes access to our shops and studios, a tour of ONSITE Gallery, OCAD U alumni artist talks and more.

This summer’s special hands-on program includes:

  • Fabrication, sculpture and 3-dimensional object design
  • Advertising and product ideation
  • Expanded drawing and painting techniques
  • Experimenting with digital media and light projection
  • Designing mounts and installations for presenting your work
  • A guided tour of ONSITE Gallery with work by Mi’kmaq artist, Jordan Bennett
  • Visiting Artist Series: Tips on How to Develop a Professional Art or Design Practice
  • A writing workshop: How to Write an Artist Statement and Bio


Questions? Get in touch with us.
Monday to Friday 9:00 to 5:00 PM
E admissions@ocadu.ca
W admissions.ocadu.ca/visit/meet-us/summer-workshops

OCAD University
100 Mccaul Street
Toronto, ON M5T 1W1