Alumni Success Story

New Brunswick Queer Heritage Initative

September 15, 2018 | Alumni Success Story

Meet Dusty Green, founder and researcher for New Brunswick Queer Heritage Initiative. We sat down with him to discuss the role of his organization, the challenges of archiving an under-represented community, and some of the queer history he has unearthed in New Brunswick. What have you being doing since you graduated from Graphic Design at [...]

On Queering the Business of Photography

September 6, 2018 | Alumni Success Story

When we think of “queer art,” we typically think of art being a vehicle for expressing our identities, experiences, and unique ways of being in the world. When I entered the world of professional wedding, portrait, and family photography, I really didn’t think my identity as an out lesbian who smashed those closet walls a [...]

Guaranteed Beard Growth or Your Money Back

August 16, 2018 | Alumni Success Story

*Disclaimer: Being transgender is different for each person. This is the story of one trans man from NBCCD. Not something you see every day, a bottle marked “The Amazing Testosterone.” Stranger still, the disclaimer printed on the back of the bottle. This handmade ceramic curiosity, a play on the ‘miracle cures’ of old, reveals a [...]

The Gem 3rd Edition [LGBTQ+]

August 7, 2018 | Announcement

The Gem: LGBTQ+ Edition. Queer art is about pushing boundaries, creating the new normal, and bravely sharing your unique story. This zine features impressive students and alumni such as Chase Benjamin Plourde, Seamus Lee Hayes, and Kelly Baker, and with a taste of New Brunswick history from NB Queer Heritage Initiative Founder Dusty Green. Find your own free print copy of The Gem at Fredericton Pride Festival in Officer’s Square this weekend. [...]

Choose Your Own Adventure in NBCCD’s Digital Media Diploma

July 27, 2018 | Studio Focus

 The NBCCD Digital Media Diploma program features some of the fastest-changing course content at The New Brunswick College of Craft & Design. Cutting-edge technology is like that – you can’t pin it down for long. Continually incorporating new and more effective hardware and software, and exciting tools like 3D printers and VR gear; this program [...]

Celebrating Craft & Design in New Brunswick 

July 11, 2018 | Events

There is no better way to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the New Brunswick College of Craft & Design (NBCCD) than to usher a new group of talented graduates out into the world. The NBCCD Convocation Ceremony, held on June 15 at the Fredericton Playhouse, was a moving toast to these emerging designers and fine [...]

Why Become a Trained Photographer?

July 11, 2018 | Studio Focus

Everyone has a camera in their pocket these days, and there are so many internet tutorials. Why would you spend the time and money to take a Diploma in Photography at NBCCD? Let us count the ways: 1. Experienced Instructors: You can’t beat the tips and tricks and problem solving that goes on in the [...]

NBCCD Launches New Programs at Kings Landing

July 7, 2018 | Announcement

  There is an exciting new collaboration between the New Brunswick College of Craft & Design (NBCCD) and Kings Landing. NBCCD has launched a new program at Hoyt House at Kings Landing, in Prince William, NB. NBCCD’s Kings Landing campus will be home to a brand-new residency program and workshop series. “This exciting partnership joins [...]

NBCCD’s #communityboxproject

May 24, 2018 | Announcement, Student Success Story

There are six artfully-designed boxes hidden in plain sight in Fredericton’s downtown. This participatory art installation invites the public to leave an object and take an object – an opportunity to play, exchange, and engage with art, craft and design and social issues. The boxes were created by 97 Foundation Visual Arts (FVA) students from [...]

The Way Back to Fundy

May 9, 2018 | Alumni Success Story

Little known fact: Fundy National Park was once home to a thriving art school. The former location of the New Brunswick College of Craft & Design (NBCCD), then known as the New Brunswick School of Arts & Crafts, is now hidden in the park, devoid of buildings and only accessible to a small group of knowledgeable park interpreters. This past summer, through the pioneering efforts of Craft NB and Fundy Park, the park once again hosted artisans for the Beneath the Surface residency. [...]


May 4, 2018 | Alumni Success Story

As featured in The Gem, by contributor Dee Wilkie, with photography by Lance Kenneth Blakney: I remember the exact moment that I decided I was finished feeling sorry for myself. Instead of waiting for an opportunity to come to me and my creative peers, I was going to make that opportunity come to us. In the Spring of 2015 I sat in [...]

Crafting a New Generation of Designers

April 25, 2018 | Student Success Story

The Digital Media studio at NBCCD – a place where you see things that aren’t really there, build structures that have never before existed, and print three-dimensional objects that you designed in the virtual realm. It is a modern day magic show. Luckily, there is no magic going on here. Each of these skills is [...]

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