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Medal Winners

Medal

Students from each program have been chosen as recipients of the OCAD University Medal in recognition for their creativity, innovation, mastery of technique and high academic achievement.

Brigita Gedgaudas
Brigita Gedgaudas

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New Media/Interactive Art

Brigita Gedgaudas aka. "Bri" "Pretzl"

“Welcome to the glitch, a goopy, vacuous, indeterminacy of non-being. I'm happy to join you in the void and be your tour guide as we travel between the real and digital, the past and the present, the physical and ephemeral. Join me in becoming a... More

Yutong Liu
Yutong Liu

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Animation

Yutong Liu

“Creating animations for everyone to enjoy, and some just for myself ”

Valeria Suing
Valeria Suing

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Digital Futures

Valeria Suing

“I am passionate about creating impactful design with empathy. Curious about using new technologies and applying design thinking to innovate and collaborate on solutions that push boundaries and foster social innovation. ”

Caro Simon
Caro Simon

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Interdisciplinary Sculpture and Installation

Caro Simon

“My interdisciplinary work reevaluates the potentiality of disregarded urban infrastructure to become more-than-material aesthetic entities and critically reassesses the body-infrastructure relationship. More

Richie Evans
Richie Evans

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Creative Writing

Richie Evans aka. gutz

“everything strange, cloying, grabbing-at, pulling-in, struggling for breath ”

Kay Rangel
Kay Rangel

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curator, artist, writer.

Kay Rangel

“My artistic exploration centers in the intersection of memory and nostalgia. I delve into the mundanity of everyday objects and the memories woven into them. My practice thrives within a poetic context that aims to materialize language. As a... More

Jessica Sanchez Martinez
Jessica Sanchez Martinez

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Advertising

Jessica Sanchez Martinez

“The Sun is the Foundation of Our Well-being. More

Victor Kosic
Victor Kosic

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Industrial Design

Victor Kosic

“Through a blend of analytical rigor and creative intuition, I strive to bring forth products and services that not only cater to immediate needs but also anticipate the subtleties of human interaction and environmental stewardship. ”

Pixel Heller
Pixel Heller

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Cross Disciplinary Art: Life Studies

Pixel Heller

“I use art as a way of reconnecting with my Caribbean identity, this has led me to explore themes of carnival masquerade, cultural fluidity, Black identity and the preservation of cultures. ”

Batoll Nassery
Batoll Nassery

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Multidisciplinary Designer

Batoll Nassery

“The best way to predict the future is to design it. More

Nik Clydesdale
Nik Clydesdale

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Illustration

Nik Clydesdale

““Permeability” explores futility through subversive images of the leaky interior/exterior dichotomy, encouraging an embrace of the inevitability of destruction. 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. ”

Alexis Nanibush Pamajewong
Alexis Nanibush Pamajewong
Hana Hozhabr Pour
Hana Hozhabr Pour

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Multi- disciplinary

Hana Hozhabr Pour

Carley McGoldrick
Carley McGoldrick

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Carley McGoldrick

“Carley's latest series, "Please Retain Your Ticket," explores nostalgia and memory through ephemera, shining a light on Toronto's quiet music venues from a bygone era. This series examines the fleeting yet significant impact of cultural spaces on... More

Kayla Bullen
Kayla Bullen