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Faculty appointment: NSCAD welcomes Dr. Nicole Lee

NSCAD University is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Nicole Lee (she/her) as Assistant Professor, Art Education, Division of Art History and Contemporary Culture. Dr. Lee is an a/r/tographer (artist/researcher/teacher-educator) and curriculum theorist whose expertise is in artmaking and philosophizing in tandem to advance concepts.

Faculty appointment: NSCAD welcomes Marissa Y Alexander

NSCAD University is very pleased to announce the appointment of Marissa Y Alexander as Assistant Professor, Division of Craft (Ceramics). Alexander works predominantly with clay and her different streams of works are united by coil and line.

Faculty appointment: NSCAD welcomes HaeAhn Woo Kwon

NSCAD University is very pleased to announce the appointment of HaeAhn Woo Kwon (she/they) as Assistant Professor, Division of Fine Arts (Sculpture). Kwon is a visual artist whose work centers primarily on drawing, sculpture, and installation

Sydney's hand putting a QR code on a plaque outside of the public gardens.

Difficult Histories Database

How often do you stop and reflect on where you’re standing, what difficult historical significance the space may have, or what weight its name may carry? The Difficult Histories Database (DHD) challenges us to question and look closer at the spaces we occupy and consider the impacts of the past on where we exist today. Sydney Wreaks (BFA 2020), Master of Art in Art Education student at NSCAD University, has partnered with Lucy Boyd, History and Early Modern Studies student at University of King’s College, to populate the DHD, an initiative part of the Counter Memory Activism interdisciplinary research-creation project.

VG Corridor Project: The Power of Art in Wellness

Integrating art and craft within healthcare settings can have a positive impact on patients’ emotional and mental wellness. Passive and/or active artistic engagement can lead to improved health outcomes by lightening one’s mood, helping manage stress reactions, and reducing feelings of depression, among others.

Faculty appointment: NSCAD welcomes Dr. Nicole Lee

NSCAD University is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Nicole Lee (she/her) as Assistant Professor, Art Education, Division of Art History and Contemporary Culture. Dr. Lee is an a/r/tographer (artist/researcher/teacher-educator) and curriculum theorist whose expertise is in artmaking and philosophizing in tandem to advance concepts.

Faculty appointment: NSCAD welcomes Marissa Y Alexander

NSCAD University is very pleased to announce the appointment of Marissa Y Alexander as Assistant Professor, Division of Craft (Ceramics). Alexander works predominantly with clay and her different streams of works are united by coil and line.

Faculty appointment: NSCAD welcomes HaeAhn Woo Kwon

NSCAD University is very pleased to announce the appointment of HaeAhn Woo Kwon (she/they) as Assistant Professor, Division of Fine Arts (Sculpture). Kwon is a visual artist whose work centers primarily on drawing, sculpture, and installation

Sydney's hand putting a QR code on a plaque outside of the public gardens.

Difficult Histories Database

How often do you stop and reflect on where you’re standing, what difficult historical significance the space may have, or what weight its name may carry? The Difficult Histories Database (DHD) challenges us to question and look closer at the spaces we occupy and consider the impacts of the past on where we exist today. Sydney Wreaks (BFA 2020), Master of Art in Art Education student at NSCAD University, has partnered with Lucy Boyd, History and Early Modern Studies student at University of King’s College, to populate the DHD, an initiative part of the Counter Memory Activism interdisciplinary research-creation project.

VG Corridor Project: The Power of Art in Wellness

Integrating art and craft within healthcare settings can have a positive impact on patients’ emotional and mental wellness. Passive and/or active artistic engagement can lead to improved health outcomes by lightening one’s mood, helping manage stress reactions, and reducing feelings of depression, among others.