Criticism and Curatorial Practice at OCAD U is the first undergrad program in Canada to prepare artists to be critics and curators. Students also get experience in the studio making art themselves.
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Samantha Lance
Samantha Lance

Criticism and Curatorial Practice

Samantha Lance

“Breathing life into my thesis concept over this past year has been one of the most rewarding experiences throughout my time studying curatorial studies at OCAD University. Having the opportunity to listen and discover meaningful connections between... More

Jamie Park
Jamie Park

Criticism and Curatorial Practice

Jamie Park

“Aspiring curator/artist looking to get involved in Toronto art culture with interest in Asian diaspora, contemporary media, and social work. ”

Hailey Kobrin
Hailey Kobrin

Criticism and Curatorial Practice

Hailey Kobrin

“Hailey Kobrin is a writer, curator and artist living in Thornhill, ON ”

Ada Bierling
Ada Bierling

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Criticism and Curatorial Practice

Ada Bierling

“My thesis "Handle with Care" is a research creation project exploring practices of embodied kin making during a time of isolation. My research is grounded in feminist sciences, decolonial theory, and queer theories which inspire modes of expanded... More

Hillary Mittertreiner
Hillary Mittertreiner

Criticism and Curatorial Practice

Hillary Mittertreiner

“Taking the lid off Instagram. How do we ascertain authenticity on Instagram? Resisting disembodied perceptions of digital space and the stagnancy of truth vs. fiction, "Is it Really Just Deceit and Vanity?" works between autobiographical studies,... More

McKenna Gray
McKenna Gray

Criticism and Curatorial Practice

McKenna Gray

Hio Lam Kylie Sio
Hio Lam Kylie Sio

Criticism and Curatorial Practice

Hio Lam Kylie Sio

“What we pay attention to is very minimal, while there are a massive number of objects that we have degraded their values. ”

Rebecca Casalino
Rebecca Casalino

Criticism and Curatorial Practice

Rebecca Casalino

Eric Glennie Windhager
Eric Glennie Windhager

Criticism and Curatorial Practice

Eric Glennie Windhager

Emma Roberts
Emma Roberts

Criticism and Curatorial Practice

Emma Roberts

Jessica Turner
Jessica Turner

Criticism and Curatorial Practice

Jessica Turner

Vanessa Manson
Vanessa Manson

Criticism and Curatorial Practice

Vanessa Manson