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Alumni Profiles

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 […]

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 […]