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  • 2011-04-18 15:16

    With works created over the past two years, Jennifer Chernecki's (08) Good Old Boys examines the (female) artist's perception of the male ideal. An ideal that, as the series unfolds, evolves from a more sexual viewpoint to something closer to a fraternal sort of love. The paintings question the modern man as well as documenting the experiences that took the artist through her thought process in understanding Him. The idea of "ideal" begins to be understood as a source of inspiration. It is also, once understood, something to question.

  • 2011-04-18 11:27

    Sessional faculty member Howard Ursuliak's work will be included in the group exhibition; Space Beyond the Boxes: the Choice of Destiny, at the Shang Dong Contemporary Art Center in Nanjung, China.

    This collaborative project was developed through a series of conversations with Xia Wei, Weide Xu and a group of artists in China. This selection of Ursuliak's small color photographs further looks at his interest in the spacing of lived experience within the pictorial frame and a corresponding displaced agency of the photographic image.

    Howard Ursuliak | Space Beyond the Boxes: the Choice of Destiny
    Shang Dong Comtemporary Art Centre, Nanjung, China
    April 26 - May 16, 2011

  • 2011-04-11 16:22

    A selection of 2011 Emily Carr students have donated work for Goat Money – Vancouver Art in Action Silent and Live Auction. Every $20 raised at this event can buy one goat for the Masaai Women’s Groups of Olkoroi, Kenya.

    For more information, please visit Baron Gallery.

  • 2011-04-11 15:12

    Emily Carr industrial design students take part in Solutions, the assistive device and health technologies design exposition sponsored by BC Rehab and the GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre.

    Students work with persons with disabilities across the life-span in order to research and design effective assistive devices. In the past, many of these interesting and innovative projects have entered into the market-place as solutions for a greater audience.

    GF Strong Rehabilitiation Centre
    April 14, 2011 | 12:30-3pm

    For additional information please visit Vancouver Coastal Health.

  • 2011-04-08 12:55

    The PNE Container Art Show provides an exhibition opportunity for artists. This unique, multi-disciplinary show is housed in 12- to 20-foot shipping containers, which will be set up in the Spirit Plaza area on the PNE grounds. The 17 day show will be open-themed. The jury will select work that reflects the diversity of Vancouver artists. It will be up during the PNE Fair and we are anticipating drawing almost 1 million people over the 17 day fair.

  • 2011-04-08 10:13

    Jason McLean (97) is featured in a joint exhibition, You Don't Need to Play Tennis, at LES Gallery.

    Loosely based on sporting themes, the exhibition includes painting, drawing, ceramics and sculpture. A miscellany of altered memorabilia, the works explores the relationship collectables and ephemera.

    LES Gallery
    April 15 – May 14, 2011
    Opening Reception | April 15, 7-11pm, artists will be in attendance

    Jason is currently exhibiting in the from the collection : Unreal exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery  and at the Carousel de Louvre, Paris. He has an upcoming solo show at Allegra La Viola Gallery in New York.

  • 2011-04-07 14:15

    Emily Carr's co-operative education program integrates classroom learning with periods of paid work experience to enable students to apply their knowledge and skills. Students receive credits toward their degree for successfully completed work terms.

  • 2011-04-06 14:09

    Associate Professors Diyan Achjadi, Glen Lowry and Sandra Semchuk will be speaking at The Land We Are, Arts, Culture, and the Politics of Reconciliation at the Colloquium and Book Launch on Friday, April 8, 2011.

    The Land We Are asks how might the development of collaborative practices between Indigenous, racial minority, diasporic, and other cultural communities convey a sense of shared historical accountability in establishing a meaningful politics of reconciliation in Canada?

  • 2011-04-05 15:48

    The Eat St. iPhone app debuts today, April 4, in conjunction with the Food Network's launch of the television series, Eat St. later this week.

    The idea for the mobile app emerged from a brainstorming session between Emily Carr's SIM Centre and Paperny Films on how social media could be used to enhance viewer experience. The app was then developed by Invoke Media.

    Users will be able to access information on vendor locations, menu, hours of operation, photo's, reviews and a Twitter feed (@EatStTweet) in Vancouver, and major cities throughout North America  – from your TV to your phone and into your belly. Get it while it’s hot!

  • 2011-04-04 13:08

    The social model of disability challenges the idea that it is a medical problem requiring “treatment”, and asserts that it is a problem of overcoming barriers to ordinary life. Design seeks to serve this by providing solutions that are rooted in deep contextual understanding and integrate multiple criteria.

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