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  • 2012-01-31 14:19

    Congratulations to Farhez Rayani (10) who was a Lighting Technical Director for the Oscar nominated La Luna. Nominated in the Short Film (Animated) Category, La Luna is about a young boy who accompanies his father and grandfather to their unusual nighttime job.

    The film was directed by Enrico Casarosa.

    Visit La Luna to watch a clip of the film.

  • 2012-01-24 15:24

    Jeremy Herndl (MAA 2011) was recently awarded a second grant from the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation in the amount of $18,000.00.

    The Elizabeth Greensheilds Foundation is an international foundation based in Montreal that awards grants to artists working in traditional media. Jeremy will use the funds to create a new body of plein air paintings in the Victoria area as well as Surrey, BC.

  • 2012-01-20 12:28

    Chris Dahl (91) has founded EGallery Shop, a unique marketplace for all artists, galleries and craftspeople wanting to showcase their work in a less traditional outlet. The gallery is an innovative venue for artists to share and sell their work online to prospective buyers and provides buyers and visitors the advantage of browsing art, comparing prices and learning about the artists.

    Visit EGallery Shop to find out more and how you can participate.

  • 2012-01-19 16:11

    And all watched over by machines of loving grace is an interactive video installation using a computer, software, large monitors and a sensor created by Ricarda McDonald (97) and Donna Szoke.

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  • 2012-01-19 13:59

    Health & Wellness, (The Power of One), created by alumni partners (and newlyweds!) Jay Grandin (04) and Leah Nelson (06) has been nominated for TED's Ads Worth Spreading.

    Ads Worth Spreading is TED's initiative to recognize and reward innovation, ingenuity and intelligence in advertising - the ads that people want to see, and share with their friends. 

    Check out the great work Jay and Leah do at Giant Ant Media, and don't forget to click on the link above and vote. 

     

     

  • 2012-01-13 12:17

    Blanket Gallery presents Beige Infinity, a solo exhibition of new paintings by Brian Kokoska (10).

    A palette all together garish, gloomy and vivid elaborates a simultaneity of figurative and pictorial elements in which figures seem tied down, trapped or forced to pose, but are mystifyingly true to life. Kokoska's modestly scaled oil paintings explore the surreal, the fantastical, but are at the same time an uncanny reflection of youth culture; its underlying tension and its chaotic, distracted language.

    Upcoming solo shows are to be held at Preteen Gallery, Mexico City, Styx Projects, Hamburg/Berlin, a two-person show at Vox Populi, Philadelphia, and a group installation at Art Amsterdam 2012.

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  • 2011-12-08 10:29

    Nothingness and Being Skinny is a group exhibition that includes works by Brian Kokoska (10) and Terence Koh (02). The exhibit opens in Mexico City on Saturday, December 10th at Black Cubicle Toilet Gallery, Celeste House.

  • 2011-12-06 10:55

    Part of InTransit BC’s Public Art Program, By Any Other Name is a collection of graphic prints that considers Vancouver by its alternate names. The seven posters featured at the Waterfront Station of the Canada Line, were designed by alumni who were each assigned one of Vancouver’s monikors.

    Artists include Chris Allen, Carolina Becerra (90), David Coates (88), Kat Cortes (04), Jeff Hamada (06), Alex Nelson (08), Grace Partridge (07), Talent Pun (04), Rod Roodenburg (88) and Isabelle Swiderski (00).

  • 2011-11-29 16:29

    Equinox Gallery presents an exhibition of new work by Sonny Assu (02). This exhibition has two major installation works featuring 67 drums in each that refer to the history of the potlach in British Columbia.

    Silenced | Equinox Gallery
    December 2 - 24, 2011
    Opening reception | Friday, December 2, 6 - 8pm

  • 2011-11-29 15:13

    Showcasing a large installation of new paintings by Brian Kokoska (10) and photographic works by Jeremy Shaw (99), Blanket Contemporary Art Inc. has announed their participation at New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) Art Fair in Miami Beach. The fair runs from December 1 - 4, 2011.

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