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  • 2017-06-26 18:05

    “52°N 106°W - Measured and Marked” is an exhibition by faculty member Rodney Konopaki and his collaborative partner, Rhonda Neufeld at The Gallery/art placement in Saskatoon, SK.

    The site-specific work was inspired by the urban and natural landscapes in and around the city of Saskatoon and was completed during their residency there last summer. In the work, the artists bridge visual representation and physical experience to record time, space, and geography. Their diverse body of work, includes drawings, traditional prints, photography and unexpected fusions. Konopaki and Neufeld have been collaborating together for ten years. The show at Art Placement runs from June 17 through July 13.

  • 2017-06-14 10:34

    Third year ECU Visual Arts student Lacie Kanerahtahsóhon Burning will be co-curating Unsettling Colonial Gender Boundaries with June Scudeler for Queer Arts Festival in partnership with Vancouver Indigenous Media Arts Festival. Unsettling Colonial Gender Boundaries is the media art component of the festival that will feature commissioned works by ECU alumna Thirza Cuthand and Chandra Melting Tallow, as well as past work by Kent Monkman and Raven Davis. After the show, Lindsay Nixon, Indigenous Editor-at-large for Canadian Art will moderate a panel discussion.

    Unsettling Colonial Gender Boundaries

    June 23 | 7pm | Roundhouse

  • 2017-06-11 19:36

    Galerie Malle in Tokyo will be featuring "the journey"an exhibition of prints by CS Instructor, Print Media Tech and Alumnus, Shinsuke Minegishi ('98), along with poems by Ryoko Minegishi. The exhibit takes place from June 13 to 25, 2017, with an Opening Reception taking place on Saturday, June 17 from 5 to 7pm.

  • 2017-06-08 14:48

    Vancouver International Guitar Festival invites Emily Carr University students to attend Master Classes with one of the world’s most celebrated guitar inlay artists: William “Grit” Laskin.

    Saturday, June 24 | 2:30pm
    Welcome to Grit Laskin’s World! How does a Guitar Maker get Music out of a Wooden Box?

    Sunday, June 25 | 1:30pm
    The Stories Behind Groundbreaking Inlay Art: The 2017 Group of Seven Project

  • 2017-06-08 10:26

    In the fall of 1927, artist and author Emily Carr boarded a train in Vancouver, traveling eastward to Ottawa to see her first paintings on exhibit in the National Gallery. This is where her art was introduced to all of Canada and where she met the Group of Seven painters, and was inspired to continue painting the wild Canadian landscape in her own interpretation and style.

    On October 1, 2017, this historic trip will be commemorated on its 90th Anniversary, with a live actor performing as Emily Carr, from Vancouver to Ottawa. The purpose of this trip is to celebrate this historic Canadian icon, share her art and written works with new generations of Canadians.

  • 2017-05-29 15:24

    Nominations are once again open for the Carter Wosk Awards for Applied Art & Design!

    Each year, up to three recipients who demonstrate excellence in art with a practical or functional application receive a $2500 prize from The Carter Wosk Awards for Applied Art & Design. Emily Carr has a long history of recipients; here’s your chance to nominate the next winner!

  • 2017-05-09 12:27

    We need your drawings for this exciting and one of a kind collaborative art project! The project originated in North Vancouver but participation is open to anyone in the world. People can write the text in the language of their choice. We already have the website translated in French and are working on the Chinese and Spanish version.

    View a short video that explains the project.

  • 2017-05-03 17:48

    ECU Visiting Student Alicia Lawrence will have work displayed at the pop-up zine exhibition by students enrolled in the Type and Image Studio course through OCAD University's Continuing Studies program.

    Continuing Studies Gallery, OCADU

    May 11 - May 18, 2017
    Opening Reception | Thursday, May 11, 5-7pm

  • 2017-05-03 11:03

    The Omineca Arts Centre is a new art space in Prince George that will enhance regional capacity for arts and culture through events, exhibitions, residencies, workshops, educational programming, and research. This project was initiated by an emerging group of artists, curators, and community organizers based in Prince George in collaboration with Emily Carr University of Art + Design. The Omineca Arts Centre occupies a storefront on unceded Lheidli T’enneh Territory in Prince George. It is the former site of the Neighbourhood Time Exchange | Downtown Prince George, which hosted a series of 9 community-driven artist-in-residence projects developed by Emily Carr University in 2016-2017. 

  • 2017-04-19 18:51

    Scott Mallory (MFA '17) will show two video works for a large screen presentation at the Biennial Project's ArtVenice Biennale IV reception held in Venice, Italy during the Opening/Press Week of The Venice Biennale 57 in May 2017.

    His work was shown among their online audience of over 40,000, and the screening is juried by artists who have shown in recent Venice Biennales, including Nigol Bezjian, Agrelia Bravo, Binelde Hyrcan, George, Camille, Camille Zakharia and Togmidshiirev Enkhbold. The works selected are "Inverted Universe" (2015) and "REM" (2016). "REM" was originally created for the TED2016 "Dream" Conference, has shown internationally, and will be featured in an upcoming special edition of ACS Magazine which has an international readership of 220,000.

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