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In the Life Studies specialization, students combine hands-on studio work while exploring subjects related to life and living things. Students explore topics such as nature, anatomy, technology, biology, ecology and sustainability. This specialization offers a focus on science and humanities through creative lenses.
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Taylor Ross
Taylor Ross

Cross-Disciplinary Art: Life Studies

Taylor Ross aka. TaylorRenegade

“ The first thing to be said about my art is that it’s always an expression. This expression can take many forms, whether its a cathartic piece of therapeutic self discovery, a representation of the trials and tribulations of my lived experiences... More

Andria Keen
Andria Keen

Cross-Disciplinary Art: Life Studies

Andria Keen

“Significant Insignificance, is a mixed-media body of work building narratives between materials and forms. Within these fables lies an existential desire for establishing a deep-time perspective, for the sake of the Earth and humanity's longevity,... More

Rebecca Sanichara
Rebecca Sanichara

Cross-Disciplinary Art: Life Studies

Rebecca Sanichara aka. nuagederea / ashmea

“My practice is currently digital-based art, I work mainly with portraits and animation. I am currently residing and creating in Brampton and Toronto, Canada. I am interested in the anatomy of the human body, and I am always looking for movement and... More

Emily Withers
Emily Withers

Cross-Disciplinary Art: Life Studies

Emily Withers

“Inspired by the body, the environment, and all living beings, Emily attempts to philosophically explore what it means to exist as a unique individual, by fragmenting her sense of self. Examining what makes up the self through sociological and... More

Jacklyn Forgie
Jacklyn Forgie

Cross-Disciplinary Art: Life Studies

Jacklyn Forgie aka. Jacklyn Freeburn

“Jacklyn Freeburn is a paranormal investigator studying the ethereal in a series of theatric journalism across the weatherscape. ”

Sar Wagman
Sar Wagman

Cross-Disciplinary Art: Life Studies

Sar Wagman

“Multidisciplinary artist with specialities in sculpting, life sciences and sustainability. Sustainable Developer with 5+ years of facilitation and community outreach in arts programming. ”

Olivia Pare
Olivia Pare

Cross-Disciplinary Art: Life Studies

Olivia Pare aka. Livi

“When confronted by something that thrusts corporeal reality - the repressed truth of the vulnerability and impermanence of the physical body - into perspective, the observer is left conflicted and unnerved. Such provocative imagery might include... More

Bridget Lu
Bridget Lu

View Medal Winners

Cross-Disciplinary Art: Life Studies

Bridget Lu

Serena Selvaggi
Serena Selvaggi

Cross-Disciplinary Art: Life Studies

Serena Selvaggi aka. New Age Serena

Celebrate the work of OCAD U’s class of 2022/2023!