In the Photography program, students learn skills from darkroom to digital photography. Unlike some other photography programs, which focus on commercial photography, OCAD U’s Photography program is more artistic and experimental.
“Hi, I am Valerie. First I am a writer, and then I am an artist. I produce storytelling works in the form of creative writing, as well as visual arts. Storytelling is the most important way of self exploration for me. I am trying to make sense of... More”
“At a young age, people told me, “To know where you’re going, you have to know where you came from.” My work embodies what it means to be mixed race by using my past to understand the present. By not shying away from one's history and accepting the... More”
“"From this racial, ideological, cultural and biological cross- pollinization, an ‘alien' consciousness is presently in the making—a new mestiza consciousness, una conciencia de mujer. It is a consciousness of the Borderlands." More”
“A photographer working between analogue and digital realms to create work that touches on more than aesthetics. Aware of the rules and happy to break them when the context demands. Creativity changes the world and our experiences shape it. Using... More”
“I hope to create visual narratives that expand on cultural identity and appreciation of my family's history. Continuing this work is to engage in an unspoken conversation with the past, present, and future of my heritage, leaving more questions... More”