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Faculty of Art

Photography

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.
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Emily Guitar
Emily Guitar

Photography

Emily Guitar

“Emily Guitar is a lens-based artist based in Toronto, exploring mental health, feminism, and sex work. Inspired by her experiences with addiction and sex work, as well as her research on the history of sex work and mental health treatments, Guitar... More

Barrett Potts
Barrett Potts

Photography

Barrett Potts aka. Fifty

“Chasing light and stories. ”

Jin Qian
Jin Qian

Photography

Jin Qian

“📸 As a recent graduate with a passion for photography and a keen eye for concept and portrait work, I bring a fresh perspective to visual storytelling. My background in Chinese culture adds depth and diversity to my creative approach, allowing me... More

Kalijah Peters
Kalijah Peters

Photography

Kalijah Peters

“Documenting something. ”

Cain Colt
Cain Colt

Photography

Cain Colt

“For my thesis project, I have created "Protecting Our Furry Friends", an educational colouring book that teaches kids proper etiquette for interacting with wildlife and encourages them to explore and protect local conservation areas. The overall... More

Delali Cofie
Delali Cofie

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Photography

Delali Cofie

“I sought to discover the weight of self, to confront the full extent of my being. Understanding that I am the toll of my history, the accumulation of not just my experiences but of them who came before, to whom I am linked. ”

Sacha Nicolaou
Sacha Nicolaou

Photography

Sacha Nicolaou

“to forgive - to change, submit, accept - beginnings and endings - how can we move forward, how can we forgive? ”

Enzo Earl  Chen
Enzo Earl Chen

Photography

Enzo Earl Chen

“Frays is my BFA thesis project, reflecting and redefining myself and my cultural background from a third-person perspective. The inspiration for this book came from a passage I read in a book one day: "Only those with memories have roots." ”

Ernesto Cabral de Luna
Ernesto Cabral de Luna

Photography

Ernesto Cabral de Luna aka. abrokeniris

“My BFA thesis project "Mining For Some Sort of Continuity" interrogates repercussions of colonization: primarily the constraints on movement across borders. The series encompasses archival and documentary image transfers onto various scrap... More

Amara King
Amara King

Photography

Amara King

“Amara draws inspiration from her Afro-Caribbean and Afro-Indigenous ancestry, with roots in Jamaica and St. Vincent, along with a newfound connection to Trinidad. Her artistic mission is to amplify the voices, realities, and richness of Caribbean... More

Brynn Murphy
Brynn Murphy

Photography

Brynn Murphy

“I think there is something beautiful worth noticing in the most overlooked things around us. Everything is worth documenting and remembering in its own way, and photography offers the perfect medium to do so. ”

Alex Rojas
Alex Rojas

Photography

Alex Rojas

“For my thesis project I have created and curated 4 Projects; “In The Void”, “Adrenaline”, “Idiosyncratic Spectacles”, and a Video project “Trampoline Is…”. These projects work together to give an insight into the perspective of a high-performance... More

Hanmin Yun
Hanmin Yun

Photography

Hanmin Yun

“Lens-Based Artist More

Stephen Della Casa
Stephen Della Casa

Photography

Stephen Della Casa

“Introducing Stephen Della Casa: A Lens-Based Artist Dedicated to Documenting Social and Environmental Issues in Canada and Europe. More

Chen Chen
Chen Chen

Photography

Chen Chen

“water can go anywhere ”

Kareena Mistry
Kareena Mistry

Photography

Kareena Mistry

“In the heart of my BFA thesis project, "Family Matters" lies a simple yet powerful mission: to capture and celebrate the memories of the Mistry family and those closest to me. Using black-and-white documentary-style photography, along with candid... More

Zain Bhanapatel
Zain Bhanapatel

Photography

Zain Bhanapatel

“My art seeks to forge pathways towards a world that embraces diversity, honours complexity, and stands in pursuit of empowerment for all. ”

Khadijha Bawa
Khadijha Bawa

Photography

Khadijha Bawa

Paul Amaral
Paul Amaral

Photography

Paul Amaral aka. stillsbyaspectre

“Somewhere between then and now. ”

Mert Guven
Mert Guven

Photography

Mert Guven

David Storey
David Storey

Photography

David Storey

isabela santos
isabela santos
Sirro Sara
Sirro Sara

Photography

Sirro Sara

Celebrate the work of OCAD U’s class of 2023/2024!