Kirsten Stackhouse

Illustrator & Graphic Designer New Brunswick, Canada

Kirsten Stackhouse is a digital artist and designer based in Fredericton, New Brunswick.

She is a self taught illustrator, and is formally trained in graphic design, visual arts, and theatre tech and design through the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design and the University of New Brunswick.

Kirsten is the technician for the Graphic Design studio at the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design, and also works as a graphic designer at a multi-disciplinary creative studio based in downtown Fredericton. She has mentored, tutored, and volunteered extensively with students throughout the past decade, and is a quick thinking leader who excels in creative environments. She teaches non-credit courses through the LEAP program at NBCCD, specializing in Digital Illustration, Digital Painting, and traditional printmaking methods.

She works as a freelancer in her remaining downtime, and tackles personal projects when she ought to be sleeping. She is the author of Raccoons of Odell Park (published 2017), and has a few other delights on the way!

Education

New Brunswick College of Craft and Design

Diploma in Graphic Design

Graduated with Honors; Valedictorian

University of New Brunswick

Bachelor of Applied Arts (Minor in Theatre)

Awards

2011

Featured Artist, Pentel of America

2002

Artist Representing Canada, PAHO Centennial Contest

Exhibitions

2018

Queen Street Billboard Project, Public Exhibition, Queen Street - Fredericton, Canada (featuring Birches, 2018)

2018

NBCCD Graduate Exhibition, Gallery Exhibition, Beaverbrook Art Gallery - Fredericton, Canada (featuring Ember, 2018)

2017

Queen Street Billboard Project, Public Exhibition, Barracks Courtyard - Fredericton, Canada (featuring Selfie, 2017)

2017

Out of the Barracks, Gallery Exhibition, George Fry Art Gallery - Fredericton, Canada (featuring Skyfish, 2016)

2017

Save As: Digital Art Show, Gallery Exhibition, Mazerolle Art Gallery - Fredericton, Canada (featuring several digital illustrations and one .gif)

Experience

Illustrator & Graphic Designer

Freelancer

Graphic Design Studio Technician

New Brunswick College of Craft & Design

Graphic Designer

The Details Design

Designer, Stage Manager, Technician

Bard in the Barracks & NBacts Theatre Festival

Graphic Designer

Canadian Improv Games NB & PEI

Design Team Member

Kuretake ZIG (UK & USA/Canada Teams)