Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD University)
Joan Bruneau, Part-time faculty
Neil Forrest, Professor
Rory MacDonald, Assistant Professor
Walter Ostrom, Professor
Holly Walker, term sessional
Matt Wedel, term sessional
- 5 high efficiency custom Blaauw kilns that are fully computer automated with manual provisions.
- a vast selection of potters’ wheels, from various manufacturers
- ConeArt electric kilns with Bartlett computer controllers (10 cu. foot -5, oval – 1) Two are dedicated for cone 6, four kilns for earthenware temperatures.
- 3 test kilns
- grinding station
- 60 ton Ram press in a dedicated operating room with various steel die frames.
- Computer controlled blunger for casting slip and ram blunger.
- 2 plaster/clay drying booths.
- Vertical shaft pug mill and 2 Ball mills.
- 2 Soldner mixers, 2 Blue Bird mixers, horizontal shaft mixer and two casting slip mixers with on-board storage.
- Pneumatic extruder and manual extruders.
- slab rollers.
- Walk-in or ‘open room’ spray booth – glaze capture screen( 2m x 3m)
- Fully equipped glaze kitchen.
- Glaze lab with digital scales.
- Compressed air available throughout the department.