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  • 2011-03-29 12:51

    Summer Institute for Teens

    July 4 – July 29, 2011

    Spend July in Emily Carr’s studios and labs on Granville Island! The Summer Institute for Teens is an intensive art and design program for teens aged 15 – 18. Enjoy four weeks of hands-on studio practice, access to the most cutting-edge equipment and instructors, plenty of experimentation, in-class critique, visits to local galleries and a public exhibition of your work!

    Students will develop both a portfolio and a set of core skills in preparation for post-secondary training in art or design. Choose from one of these nine studio options:

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  • 2011-03-24 13:01

    Earth Hour began in 2007 in Sydney, Australia when 2.2 million individuals and more than 2,000 businesses turned their lights off for one hour to take a stand against climate change.

    In 2010, a record 128 countries and territories joined the global display of climate action. Iconic buildings and landmarks from Asia Pacific to Europe and Africa to the Americas switched off. People across the world from all walks of life turned off their lights and came together in celebration and contemplation of the one thing we all have in common – our planet.

    Earth Hour 2011 will take place on Saturday March 26 at 8:30pm. Emily Carr is committed to Earth Hour - please join us and show your support.

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  • 2011-03-23 11:37

    Natalie Purschwitz (01) sure keeps us on our toes! After picking up a BC Creative Achievement Award, and hosting a joint exhibition at Centre A, she's off designing costumes for Decidedly Jazz Danceworks' (DJD) latest production, Wilds, in Calgary AB. This is her sixth collaboration with DJD.

    Read the Calgary Herald article.

  • 2011-03-23 09:58

    Congratulations to Andrew Dadson (03) and sessional faculty member, Allison Hrabluik, on their shortlist nominations for The Brink Award.

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  • 2011-03-22 13:18

    Featured in the current edition of Canadian Art Magazine are alumni Geoffrey Farmer (92) and Brian Jungen (92) along with 2007 Honorary Doctorate recipient, Wanda Koop.

    An article entitled Geoffrey Farmer: Playing Stateside reviews his first solo exhibition in the United States.

    Brian Jungen: Work in Progress is a feature written by Sarah Milroy that provides the reader with an inside look at Brian’s past and current art practise.

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  • 2011-03-18 11:22

    Catriona Jeffries Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of new work by Arabella Campbell (02). Working across painting, sculpture and photography, the work in the exhibition is directed by Campbell’s persistent curiosity in the material conditions of abstraction and the paradoxes created by the slightest shifts in context and surrounding details of time and place.

    Campell received the distinguished $25,000 RBC Canadian Painting Competition award in 2007.

    Catriona Jeffries Gallery
    March 25 - April 30, 2011
    Opening Reception | March 24, 7-9pm

  • 2011-03-18 10:58

    Emily Carr University of Art + Design's ILL'N (Illustration) Club presents the Deck Show. A silent auction and exhibit exploring the skateboard deck as canvas.

    The Deck Show
    April 1-13, 2011
    Opening Reception + Silent Auction | Friday, April 1, 7pm
    Third Skateshop + Gallery
    434 Homer Street, Vancouver, BC

  • 2011-03-18 09:15

    Babak Golkar (03), sessional faculty, has been nominated for the Victoria and Albert Museum's Jameel Prize.

    The Jameel Prize is a £25,000 international art prize for contemporary artists and designers inspired by Islamic traditions of craft and design. Its aim is to explore the relationship between Islamic traditions of art, craft and design and contemporary work as part of a wider debate about Islamic culture and its role today.

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  • 2011-03-16 14:02

    More than 350 distinguished design and building professionals, including architects, engineers, project teams, industry sponsors and guests gathered March 15th to honour the nominees and winners of the 2011 Wood WORKS! BC Wood Design Awards.

    The 7th annual awards, which took place in Vancouver, recognized leadership and innovation in wood use while providing an opportunity to publicly salute and encourage continued excellence in the building and design community.

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  • 2011-03-14 10:44

    Eyes will definitely be raised this year, at least on buses and Sky Trains!

    Emily Carr's Faculty of Culture + Community and TransLink present Art On Transit, a rolling showcase of artwork. The project features 31 works by Emily Carr students, displayed on over 700 advertising panels on buses and Sky Trains around the lower mainland.

    The selection panel included judges from both Emily Carr and TransLink, who based their choices on artistic excellence and suitability for the transit environment. Students received an honorarium from TransLink, and will have their work displayed over a two-year period.

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