Faculty of Design

Material Art & Design

In the Material Art & Design program, students learn how to create jewellery, textiles and ceramics as a professional studio artist or designer. Students choose to focus on textiles or jewellery/metalsmithing as well as electives in ceramics, wearable form, and wearable technology.
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Akash Inbakumar
Akash Inbakumar

Material Art & Design

Akash Inbakumar

“Moonfall, a series of costume masks and hats that are imaginative interpretations of what people on the moon might look like. These costumes are inspired by my longing for companionship with the moon as the days become darker. Using black and white... More

Isabella  Bontorin
Isabella Bontorin

Material Art & Design

Isabella Bontorin

“As an artist and maker I aim to translate my memories into design so I can turn the conceptual into something physical. I am driven by the colours and compositions found in architectural structures and arrangements, and often my work is a... More

Khadija Aziz
Khadija Aziz

Material Art & Design

Khadija Aziz

“I investigate textile materiality in the digital sphere with a flatbed scanner, cloth, and thread. ”

Khalalelo Sithole
Khalalelo Sithole

Material Art & Design

Khalalelo Sithole

“A passionate fashion and textile designer engaging in impactful print and pattern concepts. Her influences derive from modern trends and sociocultural themes through the use of dynamic compositions of color, symbolic patterns and storytelling. ”

Nomi Juhasz
Nomi Juhasz

Material Art & Design

Nomi Juhasz

“I am a maker, and I am constantly coming up with new ideas and things to work on. More

Madeleine Leblanc
Madeleine Leblanc

Material Art & Design

Madeleine Leblanc

“A series of narrative costumes, the Medal winning thesis "Arachne" is an investigation of identity and the exhibition of artifice, imagining a Greek myth into surreal forms. Informed by a combination of historical tailoring and experimental... More

Kye-Cha Yang
Kye-Cha Yang

Material Art & Design

Kye-Cha Yang

Xueqi (Flora) Wang
Xueqi (Flora) Wang

Material Art & Design

Xueqi (Flora) Wang

Ellie Sandbacka
Ellie Sandbacka

Material Art & Design

Ellie Sandbacka

Chang(Crystal) Yao
Chang(Crystal) Yao

Material Art & Design

Chang(Crystal) Yao

Madeline Simpson
Madeline Simpson

Material Art & Design

Madeline Simpson

Kate Ritchie
Kate Ritchie

Material Art & Design

Kate Ritchie

Nicole O'Brien
Nicole O'Brien

Material Art & Design

Nicole O'Brien

Xiaorui Yang
Xiaorui Yang

Material Art & Design

Xiaorui Yang

Molly Berman
Molly Berman

Material Art & Design

Molly Berman