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  • 2015-05-11 17:33

    Camrose Ducote, recently retired Sculpture Studio Technician, will be having a solo exhibition of her new mixed-media works on panel at the Elissa Cristall Gallery from May 21 to June 13, 2015.

    Camrose Ducote grew up in Colorado and the light and space of Colorado continue to influence her work. She works in layers, creating then obscuring, revealing then hiding. Using thin layers of tinted acrylic medium she builds up the surface. “Sanding, squeegeeing, scraping is my idea of drawing. Creating ‘gel skins’, dripping, spraying, spreading medium with the palette knife is my way of painting.”

  • 2015-05-01 09:52

    Emily Carr University of Art + Design is pleased to announce the appointment of Geoff Plant, QC, as the institution's second Chancellor, effective today.

    "We are honoured that Mr.

  • 2015-04-30 12:19


    Emily Carr was one of 26 Canadian universities which made it into the QS World University Rankings by Subject.  

  • 2015-04-30 09:37

    On Friday, April 24, 2015, Emily Carr University special guests broke ground at a ceremony to marking the launch of construction for our new campus.

    As part of the celebration, four Emily Carr undergraduate communication design students created and designed the seven shovels to mark this historic event.  

    The seven shovels were created to represent seven distinct areas within Emily Carr’s community.

    1. Foundation Year – triangle motif symbolizes a pyramid, upward movement and focus, the journey students travel while pursuing their undergraduate degrees

    2. Faculty of Culture + Community – the circles represent the group, and the connection we all share with one another, which forms the fabric of culture

  • 2015-04-28 15:07

    Courses from our Continuing Studies department will be a little different over the summer, with art + design courses that can fit into a one-week vacation or run over a few short weeks to allow for time out of town.

    The new course calendar, released this month, has over 100 courses and 3-hour workshops in an array of subject areas. From communication design to sculpture, there are a host of courses to keep our city creative until September.

  • 2015-04-27 22:49

    The James Black Gallery presents current students and alumni in an exhibition, ANTICS, taking place on May 2, 2015, at 8pm.

    The gallery is artist-run, which allows artists-in-residence the opportunity to show their work, curate and run the space. ANTICS will feature projects of emerging local artists in a variety of formats including media, installation, and painting. This show is the last of a set of three opening shows for the gallery.

    ANTICS | noun: A grotesque, fantastic, or ridiculous presentation.

  • 2015-04-24 10:41

    Associate Professor, Kyla Mallett, has been researching, collecting and archiving second-hand self-help materials as a way to delve into the context and historical status of a popular, academically ‘unsanctioned’ discourse. The work uses this particular form of literary pop psychology to highlight a well-constructed promise of enlightenment and well being, while focusing on a cultural interest in the genre as a gesture of hope. Tempered by a healthy dose of skepticism about its transformative power, the work conflates and repositions this wobbly sphere of self-improvement and its role as a social convention.

  • 2015-04-23 17:10

    Heather Caldwell ('12) will be exhibiting her paintings at Duthie Gallery on Salt Spring Island. These works are inspired by her five years of living in France, where she painted and exhibited as well as taught. Her paintings of Provence perfectly capture her deep appreciation of the abiding beauty of the French countryside.

    The exhibit runs from May 2 to June 4, 2015, with an opening reception taking place with the artist on Saturday, May 2, 2015, from 5 to 7pm.

  • 2015-04-23 11:17

    On Friday, April 24, 2015, Advanced Education Minister Andrew Wilkinson and Dr. Ron Burnett, President + Vice Chancellor, were joined by students, faculty, staff and alumni to mark the start of design and construction of a new campus for the only specialized post-secondary institution in BC offering programs in design, media arts and visual arts.

  • 2015-04-23 09:45

    A selection of sustainability-themed information design projects by third year Communication Design students is on display at Science World to coincide with Green Month. The work was undertaken as part of the Critical Design studio course taught by Katherine Gillieson, Associate Professor of Communication Design. 

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