President Welcomes New Members of the ACAD Family

At a welcome back party on September 2, President + CEO Dr. Daniel Doz was grateful to take the time to welcome new members to the ACAD family and spoke of looking forward to the new energy these folks will bring to ACAD this academic year. “We very much want their fresh perspectives on things, we need their ideas and we need their passion.” Read excerpts from his welcome back address.

Look to our new Faculty + Staff web page for profiles to come and be filled out as the website grows, until then here’s the list!

A big welcome the inaugural class of our MFA in Craft Media

  • Abbey Bennett – Fibre  (University of Victoria)
  • Sharon Hogg – Fibre (ACAD)
  • Martina MacDonald - Jewellery + Metals (ACAD)
  • Carlos Rojas – Ceramics (Concordia University)
  • ​Peter Sloan - Jewellery + Metals (University of Edinburgh)

New permanent faculty members

School of Visual Art

  • New permanent faculty member in Print Media: Heather Huston
  • New permanent faculty member in Painting: Gwenessa Lam

School of Critical + Creative Studies

  • New permanent faculty: Mark Clintberg (as an Assistant Professor, Contemporary Visual Art History + Theory)

School of Communication Design

  • New permanent faculty in Graphic Design: Scott Cressman

Sessional faculty members joining us this fall semester

School of Visual Art

  • Alana Bartol
  • Christopher Boyne
  • Megan Dyck
  • Robert Geyer
  • Hye-Seung Jung
  • Sarah Nordean

School of Craft + Emerging Media

  • Robin DuPont rehire (formerly visiting artist ceramics)
  • Koralewska Katarzyna 
  • Juliana Rempel rehire (formerly sessional)

School of Communication Design

  • Jose Luis Garcia
  • Mark Giles
  • Spencer Goldade
  • Kelly Hartman
  • Jennifer Pearson
  • Katharina Plass

School of Critical + Creative Studies

  • Julia Krueger
  • Judy Sterner rehire (formerly permanent faculty - retired)

It is also a privilege now to announce the following Limited Term appointments for this year

School of Craft + Emerging Media

  • Visiting Faculty – Anne Drew Potter
  • Kimberly Goslin – Curriculum Coordinator

And we welcome other staff that have joined us

  • Neil Cathcart – AV Technician
  • Rachel Forrest – Student Affairs Assistant
  • Iain Howe – Business Process Analyst (in Student Affairs)
  • Philip Quade – AV Technician
  • Laurel Smith – Student Advisor (in Student Affairs)

Look to our new Faculty + Staff web page for profiles to come and be filled out as the website grows!