Cover: Artwork By: Eugene Kulaga, GDC student member, Winner of the 2015 GDC Canada Type Scholarship

Canadian Design Grad Show Calendar

Please join us as we celebrate emerging designers graduating from Canadian design programs.

Let's celebrate and support Canadian design grads. Check out the new available talent! Show your support by attending these exhibitions.

Do you have a grad show you want to promote? Does your listing need updating? Please contact us for a free listing on our calendar at education [at]



Langara  - Design Formation's glō Grad Show:
April 5th to April 27th
Opening Reception: April 24th, 2018, 6:00–10:00 pm at Langara College in the foyer of the A Building

Capilano University's Grad Show
April 9th to April 13th
Opening Reception: April 9th 6:00–9:00 pm at Harbour Centre - 555 West Hastings Street, Vancouver BC

Kwantlen Polytechnic University - Graphic Design for Marketing:
April 18th
Wilson School of Design, 5600 Kwantlen St, Richmond

UFV's Graphic + Digital Design Portfolio Show
April 24, 2018
Opening Reception: 4:30–7:30 pm at Highstreet in Abbotsford




University of Alberta Bachelor of Design Graduate Show 2017, ’Text and Texture’
March 28 - April 8
Opening Reception: March 30, 7:00pm - 10:00pm
FAB Gallery
1-1 Fine Arts Building, University of Alberta
112 Street and 89 Avenue NW Edmonton, AB


Humber School of Media Studies Grad Show, "This Is Not An Expo"
April 2-12, at 7:00pm-9:00pm
Twist Gallery
1100 Queen St. West, Toronto ON

Centennial College’s Grad Show, 'Works'
April 7, 7:00pm-9:00pm
(Installation work will be on display in the gallery until April 11th.)
Toronto Centre for the Arts
5040 Yonge Street, Toronto ON

Conestoga College's Grad Show, 'Skillz Manifesto End-of-the-Year Design Show'
April 8, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Waterloo Region Museum
10 Huron Road, Kitchener ON

Medicine Hat College 2017 Grad Show, 'Bridge'
Exhibition: April 6-20
Reception: April 8, 7:00pm
One on One Gallery VC Deprtment, Cultural Centre
299 College Drive, SE, Medicine Hat, AB

University of Lethbridge New Media Grad Show, 'Amalgamedia'
April 8-13
Dr. Foster James Penny Building
324 S. 5th St., Lethbridge AB

Capilano University's Grad Show, 'Elevators and Ideas'
April 11-15, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Harbour Centre
555 West Hastings Street, Vancouver BC

Cambrian College's Grad Show, 'Undo'
April 14, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Open Studio
93 Cedar Street, 3rd Floor, Sudbury, ON

Sheridan College’s Illustration Grad Show, “The Neighbourhood”
April 14, 7:00pm
99 Sudbury Street, Toronto ON

Lethbridge College Grad Show, 'Collide-O-Scope'
April 16, 7:00pm
Garden Court Dining Room 
3000 College Drive South, Lethbridge AB

Durham College (DC) '10 Emerging Visions'
Until April 17 
The Robert McLaughlin Gallery,
72 Queen Street, Oshawa ON

YSDN's Grad Show, 'The Intermission'
April 19, 4:30pm - 7:00 pm
Liberty Grand
25 British Columbia Rd, Toronto ON

Georgian College Graphic Design Grad Show
April 20, 7:00 pm-9:30 pm
Georgian College Dining Room
1 Georgian Drive, Barrie ON

Graphic Design for Marketing Show, 'The No Show'
Thu, April 20, 5:30pm – 9:00pm
Wilson School of Design
Kwantlen Polytechnic University

DC’s Animation - Digital, Game Development and VFX and Digital Cinema Program Graduate Showcase
April 20, 7:00 pm
Toronto International Film Festival’s Bell Blue Room
King Street West, Toronto  ON

VIU Graphic Design Grad Show, 'Insight'
April 20, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
The Port Theatre
125 Front Street, Nanaimo, BC 

Conestoga College's Grad Show, 'Untitled'
April 22 at 5:00pm - 10:00pm
The Tannery
151 Charles Street West, Kitchener ON

Alberta College of Art + Design Portfolio Show
April 22, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
The Bow (54th floor), Calgary AB

Nova Scotia College of Art & Design
April 22, 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Khyber Centre for The Arts
1880 Hollis St., Halifax NS

Sault College's 'White Space'
April 22
Sault College Willow Restaurant
443 Northern Avenue, Sault Ste. Marie ON

Humber College’s Web Design & Interactive Media Grad Show, 'In Flux'
April 26, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
The Burroughes Building
639 Queen Street West 6th Floor, Toronto ON

MacEwan University Design Studies Portfolio Show 2016, 'Fake It 'Til You Make It'
April 27, 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Robbins Health Learning Centre, MacEwan University
10910-104 Avenue, Edmonton AB

George Brown School of Design's Grad Show, 'Synergy'
April 28-29
230 Richmond Street East, Toronto ON

Algonquin College Graphic Design's Grad Show, 'Framework' 
April 29, 5:00pm - 9:00 pm
Landsdowne Horticultural Building
1525 Princess Patricia Way, Ottawa ON


University of the Fraser Valley Portfolio Show, 'Kindred Change'
May 2, 4:30pm to 7:30pm
HighStreet, J150 3122 Mount Lehman Road, Abbotsford BC

Red River College Grad Show, 'Flux'
May 4-5
Red River College, Roblin Centre
160 Princess Street, Winnipeg MB

OCAD U's Grad Show, 'GradEx 101'
May 4-8
Opening Reception: May 4, 6:30pm – 11:00pm
49, 52, 60 and 100 McCaul Street, Toronto ON

The Show at Emily Carr University of Art + Design
May 8-22
10:00am - 8:00pm weekdays, 10:00am - 6:00pm weekends
1399 + 1400 Johnston St., Vancouver (Granville Island)

Seneca College's Grad Show, Seneca Coalesce
May 9, 6:00pm - 11:30pm
Steam Whistle Brewery, The Roundhouse
255 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto ON

Max the Mutt's Year-End Open House Exhibition
May 21-22
2944 Danforth Avenue, Toronto ON 


(VCC) Vancouver Community College presents
Visual Communications Design Portfolio Showcase, 'Fresh Ink'

Monday, June 5th, 4:30pm-8:30pm
Arts Club - BMO Theatre Centre, Olympic Village
162 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver BC