Faculty of Art
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.
“Howdy, I'm a dang photography guy! Taking photos has given me a greater appreciation for the world around me, and I hope I can share this appreciation with you! Also, I'm pretty sure these are supposed to be in the third person. Oops. ”
“Azia Kalaw-Dacpano is a multidisciplinary lens based artist in Toronto, Ontario. As a second-generation Filipino, she documents her experience within a diaspora and what it means to be reconnected to the motherland. ”
“Martin Man Tim So is a photographer based in Toronto, Canada. He was born In 1999 and raised in NT, Hong Kong. The main focus of his works are photographs that depict a sense of calmness and serenity, creating a harmonic atmosphere. ”
Zhuoqing Tan aka. Tizzi
“Tizzi's works are mostly lens-based, but not confined to any specific medium. She focuses on the subtle perceptions of human activities and explores the meanings of existence under current social conditions. ”
“Kate Fisher is an artist and photographer from Toronto, Ontario. Focusing on the complexities of self-discovery, she specializes in the documentation and abstraction of reality. ”
Bisma Iqbal aka. Bisma Jay
“Exploring the depths of my intersectional identity as a queer Pakistani person living in the diaspora. My work aims to engage the audience in heartfelt conversation and creating representation for queer and trans BIPOC community all over the world. ”
“Madison Stock is a photographer and installation based artist located in Toronto, Canada. Stock’s practice pulls from personal relationships, often dealing with memory and place. ”
“Briar Tawse-Smith is an artist and photographer based in Toronto, Ontario. Alternating her focus between city life and rural identities, she uses storytelling through her photographs to capture the multifaceted experiences of the human condition ”
Jillian Hernandez aka. jfh
“Jillian Hernandez (jfh) is an artist and photographer of Filipino heritage who is based in Toronto. ”
“I'm interested in exploring the connection between photographs of a personal nature with individual memory and themes that are collectively identifiable. ”
Celebrate the work of OCAD U’s class of 2021/2022!