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  • 2015-07-24 10:15

    Emily Carr alumni Polly Gibbons ('97), Connie Sabo ('03), and Debbie Tuepah ('11) along with Rhys Edwards have formed a new curatorial collective, AgentC Projects. As part of the Newton PopUp project, The City of Surrey has sponsored AgentC Project's first space, AgentC Gallery. Newton Popup is a cultural initiative working to bring business and communitiy closer though improved safety, quailty of life and engagment in the Newton Town Centre. AgentC's first show, Gross Density Parcel, runs in conjunction with the Day of Drawing Collective and Newton POP UP, July 23rd to October 1st 2015.

  • 2015-07-14 10:23

    Trading Routes: Grease Trails, Oil Futures is a publicly-engaged, trans-disciplinary art and research project undertaken in the midst of a liminal moment in Canadian history. In the pursuit of the nation’s place among world energy superpowers, debates have emerged about the benefits and social and environmental risks associated with rapid changes brought about from investment in fossil fuel industries.

  • 2015-07-10 11:55

    Alumnus Richard Heikkilä-Sawan ('15) is the British Columbia Regional Winner for the 2015 BMO 1st Art! Invitational Student Art Competition.  

  • 2015-07-08 14:43

    Emily Carr recently partnered with Ampri Group, the City of Richmond and Stantec to develop new ways of creating public spaces.

    This innovative partnership resulted in a new course, The Social Practice of Public Art + Community Design, aimed at helping emerging artists transition from studio work to the field of public art, while providing them with the skills to interact with stakeholders from business, community and government. With thanks to Khare Communications​, the course has been fully documented, establishing a benchmark for public art/collaborative education that can be widely shared. Watch the trailer and stay tuned for announcements this Fall about screenings.

  • 2015-07-02 19:16

    Call for Applications

    Emily Carr Continuing Studies invites visual artists and designers* to submit applications for a 4-month Studio Residency in the Leeway from September - December 2015.

    The Leeway is a multi-disciplinary resourced studio space for artists and designers.  It is a shared, open studio space suitable for those who are seeking to forge a sense of community while cultivating their creative practice and exploring new techniques and processes.  Artists and designers in The Leeway work alongside other makers and learn from experienced technicians and instructors through demonstrations and workshops.

  • 2015-07-02 13:21

    Alexander Farah's ('14) award-winning short film Sahar, which premiered at the 39th Toronto International Film Festival in 2014, is now online and available to the public. Farah's film has been selected for the reputable and has since then, become an exclusive Vimeo Staff Pick

    Watch the film here: Sahar.

  • 2015-06-30 13:46

    Sessional faculty member Erdem Taşdelen (MAA '10) is interviewed in Canadian Art about his recent collaborative project with Turkish-Swedish artist Meriç Algün Ringborg, titled Investigations on Artistic Subjectivity.

  • 2015-06-25 14:02

    Emily Carr alumna Seeun Kim ('10) won a Gold Lion at Cannes Lions 2015 for her recent project Look at Me for Samsung.

    As a creative art director she worked on the campaign at Cheil Worldwide and developed an app which helps children with autism make eye contact. The campaign which already has won both Silver and Bronze in Mobile this week at Cannes Lions, as well as a Silver Lion in PR.

  • 2015-06-24 10:17

    In July 2014, history was made at Emily Carr when three generations of Leech women enrolled in the Urban Access to Aboriginal Art program. Violet (grandmother), Pam (mother) and Crystal (daughter) completed a four-week intensive program at Emily Carr’s Aboriginal Gathering Place, for a once in a lifetime cultural experience.

  • 2015-06-23 17:02

    When a jury selected third-year painting student Klaudia Niwa to receive the 2015 IDEA Art Award for her piece Adaptivity, she became the sixth artist to receive the honour (see gallery below). Klaudia also joined a prestigious list of artists, including Gordon Smith, Jack Shadbolt, Scott McFarland and Gathie Falk, with works in the VGH and UBC Hospital art collection of 1,500+ pieces.

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