NSCAD Alumni Talks
Thanks to everyone who has shared ideas about ways you would like to be connecting with NSCAD and one another. NSCAD, in partnership with the Alumni Association, is excited to launch a new monthly series of talks featuring conversations with alumni.
Art Work: Alumni Talks is a series of virtual conversations, hosted by Mollie Cronin (BA 2015) that will help you to learn more from and about your fellow alumni. There are many possible paths to pursue when you graduate from NSCAD. Meet alumni to learn how they have applied their education to different fields. Art Work: Alumni Talks connect alumni from around the world and help to expand your network and knowledge.
December 19, 2023 1p.m. (Atlantic)
Join Chris Dorosz (MFA 1997) and Aralia Maxwell (MFA 2019) as they discuss alternative painting techniques and the sculptural nature of their work.
November 21, 2023 1p.m. (Atlantic)
Explore the creative links between music and fine art with singer-songwriter Jenn Grant (BFA 2006) and musician Andrew Scott of Sloan (BFA 1991) as they discuss their careers and time at NSCAD.
Working in Galleries/Museums
October 24, 2023 1p.m. (Atlantic)
Join Senior Deputy Director of Exhibitions and Collections for MoMA Christy Thompson (BFA 1997) and Stefan Hancherow (BFA 2008) Curator for RBC as they discuss the path they took from NSCAD and the intricacies of their work.
September 19, 2023 1p.m. (Atlantic)
Join watchmaker Scott Wilk (BFA 2001) and interdisciplinary artist Ali Nickerson (BFA 2003) as the discuss time and how it affects and inspires their work. Video coming soon!
Join celebrity stylist Akshay Tyagi (BFA 2008) & photographer, model and content creator Lindsay Delaney (BFA 2011) as they discuss the many facets of the fashion industry and how NSCAD helped shape their international careers.
Join Cal Lane (BFA 2001) and Julie Rosvall (2019) as they discuss taking a lace a craft medium and translating it into a different fine art context through their work in sculpture and printmaking.
Join illustrators Susan MacLeod (BFA 1994) and Rebecca Roher (BFA 2010) as they discuss graphic novels and illustrating elder care.
Join film makers asinnajaq uitaalutuq (BFA 2015) and Raghed Charabaty (BFA 2016) while they talk about storytelling in film, animation, and art; how it shapes their practices.
Join Karin Jones (MFA 2018) and Carrie Allison (MFA 2018) as they discuss activism in art and craft, as well as how it affects their practices.
Join designers Michael Arno (BDes 1982) and Scott Dahmer (BDes 1986) to explore their careers in design and how their creative training lead them to the wine industry.
Join Carley Mullally (BFA 2015), environmental artist and Jennifer Green (BFA 2009) textile artist learn about how these artists’ approach sustainability and how it effects their practices.
Anna Leonowens Gallery Systems director Melanie Colosimo and Kate Walchuk (BFA 2011) give ideas about how you can get more traction with galleries and even create work opportunities by understanding how they operate behind-the-scenes. Click to watch the video.
Christine Goudie (BDes 2007) and Mr. Margot Durling (BDes Honours 2006) talk about how design and art are applied to healthcare, how these designers found their paths and how design makes a difference every day. Click to watch video.
Join Beth Ardon (BFA 2007) of Poison Pear and Geordan Moore (BDes 2007) of Quarrelsome Yeti to talk about their printmaking practices and navigating the world of entrepreneurship. Click to watch video.
Tiffany Shaw (BFA 2006) and Todd Saunders (BDes 1992, DFA 2016) Learn about these architectsâ€™ practices and how art shapes their work. Click to watch video.