All NSCAD campuses closed February 14 due to storm clean up and transit interruptions.

Update: our campuses will reopen at 4 p.m. and access to buildings and studios will resume.  

Alumni Profiles

Renowned artist and NSCAD alumni, Dr. Henry Bishop, recounts his journey as an African Nova Scotian visual artist from the 1970s to present. Dr. Henry Bishop is the first African Nova Scotian to be awarded an Honorary Doctor of Fine Art from NSCAD. Dr. Henry Vernon Bishop is a source of inspiration within the Nova […]

Lynne Rennie completed her Bachelor of Communication in Design at NSCAD and is the design director for Calgary-based chocolate company, Cocoa Community Confection Inc., also known as Cococo. When chocolate is your passion, there’s more reason to smile. Alumna Lynne Rennie at the Cococo chocolate counter. Lynne Rennie’s sweet tooth is as fervent as her […]

There are two stories Jack Wong tells to explain his journey from engineer to children’s author: One rises out of the types of projects he worked on in his hometown of Vancouver leading up to the Olympics circa 2008. “A lot of those projects were controversial—relocating vulnerable populations, widening all the highways to increase vehicle […]

I left Halifax in 1997 and moved to the US where I now live. Eventually settling in Connecticut, I was introduced to Sol LeWitt who lived a short drive away in Chester. In conversations, Sol eventually learned I had been at NSCAD. And he lit up. He talked about how important NSCAD was for him and others at a critical moment in their careers (and art history).

2482 Maynard Street sits back from the street in full view of a construction site and in the shadow of another, an arts centre painted the colour of the sky on a late autumn afternoon. Its owner, Emily Falencki, is a New Yorker who came to Halifax “for love and NSCAD—that’s what makes people move, […]

“Halifax introduced me to lesbian feminism, to lesbian activism, the peace movement,” says Marusya Bociurkiw (BFA ‘81). “There was a lot going on—the 80s were a high point of activism in Canada, across many movements, and a lot of it hasn’t been documented in a way that’s accessible for younger generations.” Bociurkiw has changed that […]

Steven Holmes on Sol LeWitt and NSCAD

I left Halifax in 1997 and moved to the US where I now live. Eventually settling in Connecticut, I was introduced to Sol LeWitt who lived a short drive away in Chester. In conversations, Sol eventually learned I had been at NSCAD. And he lit up. He talked about how important NSCAD was for him and others at a critical moment in their careers (and art history).

Steven Holmes on Sol LeWitt and NSCAD

I left Halifax in 1997 and moved to the US where I now live. Eventually settling in Connecticut, I was introduced to Sol LeWitt who lived a short drive away in Chester. In conversations, Sol eventually learned I had been at NSCAD. And he lit up. He talked about how important NSCAD was for him and others at a critical moment in their careers (and art history).