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Alumni Profiles

Filmmaker and NSCAD alumnus Christian Sparkes puts Newfoundland and Labrador on the movie-making map with chilling tales and breathtaking cinematography. ‘Sweetland’ is adapted from the 2014 novel by Michael Crummey. Credit: IMDb ‘The King Tide’ premiered at the 2023 Toronto International Film Festival. Credit: IMDb For filmmaker Christian Sparkes (BFA Film 2004), there’s no place […]

100 Closest Stars series was conceived in New York City, but deeply connected to a history of conceptual art and printmaking at NSCAD. Lovitt NYC, 563 Woodward Avenue, Ridgewood Queens. Credit: L. Pullen. Multi-disciplinary artist Lucy Pullen (BFA 94)—splits her practice between drawing and sculpture. Her studio is a storefront called Lovitt NYC. It’s in […]

Professor Gerald Ferguson, Dr. Richard Serra, and President Paul Greenhalgh at honorary doctorate awards ceremoney 2004. NSCAD University mourns the loss of artistic giant Richard Serra. Serra died at his home in Long Island on Tuesday, March 26. He was 85 years old. You can read obituaries of Richard Serra in the New York Times, […]

NSCAD alumni, Kemmy Smith, shares his career shift from sneaker art to barbering, and the realities of trying to make it as an artist. Sneaker artist turned barber, Kemmy Smith, had to find a balance between his art and his work as he navigates the realities of being an artist. Credit: Kreations by Kemmy Kemmy […]

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 […]

Inspired by home and influenced by horror

Filmmaker and NSCAD alumnus Christian Sparkes puts Newfoundland and Labrador on the movie-making map with chilling tales and breathtaking cinematography. ‘Sweetland’ is adapted from the

Inspired by home and influenced by horror

Filmmaker and NSCAD alumnus Christian Sparkes puts Newfoundland and Labrador on the movie-making map with chilling tales and breathtaking cinematography. ‘Sweetland’ is adapted from the