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  • 2016-12-05 13:57

    With colder weather in the forecast, we'd like to take this opportunity to remind everyone that any class cancellations or building closures due to snow or other inclement weather will be posted on the main website and on the University's Facebook and Twitter pages by 6:30am the day of.

    Alerts will only be posted for cancellations and closures. 

    On days when there may be snow and the University remains open, please be prepared by:

  • 2016-11-29 18:11

    Scott Mallory's (MAA '17 candidate) video work will show at the Museum of Israeli Cinema in Jerusalem at Cinema City complex for AVI 2016 (Art Video International) as part of Hamshushalayim, an annual four-week culture festival taking place throughout the city during December.

  • 2016-11-14 13:56

    The intricate work of British artist Simon Starling is the subject of the latest exhibition held at Rennie Museum. This marks the first time the Turner Prize recipient has held a solo exhibition in the West Coast since 2002.

  • 2016-11-08 19:59

    Scott Mallory (MAA '17 candidate) created a custom soundscape for the Mothership (Capsule) sculpture, a collaboration with Jefferson Pinder acquired by the newly opened Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington DC. It is the only national museum devoted to African American life. Now showing for the grand opening, where Barack Obama was a guest of honor, the piece is an abstracted replica of the NASA Mercury space capsule made of wood salvaged from Obama's first inauguration platform.

  • 2016-11-06 01:56

    Originally created for the TED2016 Conference, MAA candidate Scott Mallory's video work REM will show at the Zhou Brothers Art Center in Chicago, which is dedicated to "facilitating cultural dialogue by organizing contemporary art exhibitions and programs of international scope."

  • 2016-11-02 11:29

    Jeremy Shaw (BFA '00) was announced as the winner of the 2016 Sobey Art Award at a gala event on November 1, 2016, at the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa. 

    The Sobey Art Award is the pre-eminent prize for Canadian artists 40 and under. Presented annually, the award celebrates some of our country's most exciting young artists and provides significant financial recognition. The winner receives $50,000 and each of the four finalists receive $10,000.

  • 2016-11-01 14:37

    Most people associate art galleries with looking, but this is by far not the only experience. Artists also create exhibitions with sound to make for museum and gallery visits that shift our experiences of what we are viewing. The Surrey Art Gallery will explore the sound of art and objects on Saturday, November 19, 2016, with Jay Bundy Johnson ('93), Lee Hutzulak, , Brady Marks, and DB Boyko for Resonant Things: Sound and Objecthood on Canada’s West Coast.

    For more information, please visit the Surrey Art Gallery.

  • 2016-11-01 14:29

    Congratulations to Continuing Studies painting instructor, Jeanne Krabbendam, who was recently named the 2016 recipient of the Post-Secondary Award for Excellence in the teaching of Visual Arts by the British Columbia Art Teachers’ Association (BCATA).

    The BCATA awards outstanding visual arts educators at the following levels: Primary, Intermediate, Graduation, Post-Secondary, and Other (e.g. Museum Educator, Lifetime Achievement, District Resource, Emerging Educator…)

    Jeanne has taught for Continuing Studies for eleven years and is highly regarded by her students, stating that she is "...a joy to learn from."

    We congratulate her on this wonderful accomplishment.
  • 2016-10-28 11:48
    Almost Seen is an exciting celebration of individuality through portraiture, capturing subject knowledge contained within subtle expressions, sudden gestures, and an ambient uncertainty in negotiations for agency.
    Alicia Marie Lawrence is a Visiting Student at Emily Carr University of Art + Design. Her style is intuitive and urban, working in watercolour and ink.
  • 2016-10-28 10:57

    Emily Carr University has partnered with Ten Thousand Coffees to create an exclusive ECU mentorship hub for our students and alumni. With so many talented alumni working in a diverse range of roles all across the globe, building relationships with them is a great way for students to get the most out of your education here at Emily Carr University. A mentor can help you explore your aspirations, gain clarity on your career path, and provide you with a support system as you navigate a career in the creative industries. Whether you are seeking an ongoing mentorship partner or want to keep it casual, the ECU hub lets you connect and network with industry-leading alumni from across the globe.

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