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  • 2011-07-06 09:15

    Emily Carr University offers robust and innovative Master of Applied Arts (MAA) programs in Visual Arts, Media Arts and Design. This professional, terminal degree prepares students to engage in a range of diverse and expanding sectors of culture and creative industry. Graduates from our program will be able to demonstrate signifcant expertise in the application of creative knowledge in their field.

  • 2011-07-05 09:21

    The impetus for this exhibition was an undergraduate seminar held at Emily Carr in the spring of 2011. The aim of the class was to explore histories of cartography and theories of mapping in order to consider the diverse ways contemporary artists draw from these visual and spatial languages to imagine, inform, or incite. During the semester, it became strikingly clear that many of the issues discussed in class resonated with the students’ established artistic practices. To culminate the seminar, and in response to the ideas debated and shared, each participant undertook his or her own mapping project, which are exhibited together here.

  • 2011-07-04 13:02

    Deanna Fogstrom's (07) solo exhibition, Looking Back which examined her Nordic roots took place at the Burnaby Arts Council Gallery - Deer Lake from May 28 to June 19, 2011.

  • 2011-06-28 08:32

    In anticipation of Device Design Day 2011, Core 77 Magazine partnered with Kicker Studio to put together a series where speakers from this year’s conference reflect on six questions about design and their practice.  In their third installment, they share some thoughts from Emily Carr Alum and Microsoft Designer, Mike Kruzeniski.  Read the interview here!

  • 2011-06-22 14:59

    The Canada Council Art Bank announced on June 20, 2011, that they have acquired 52 new works by Canadian artists worth a total value of more than $303,025. Included in the acquisitions were Mary Longman (89), Marianne Nicolson (96), Associate Professor Liz Magor and Honorary Degree recipient, Robert Davidson.

    The selection committee chose the works from 1,875 submissions. The works were selected on the basis of artistic excellence, significance to current art practice and suitability for rental. The committee also took into consideration regional representation and cultural diversity and paid particular attention to works by young and emerging artists.

  • 2011-06-22 10:39

    We are pleased to publish President + Vice Chancellor Ron Burnett's 2011 Convocation Speech.

    As well, we have also published Mark Lewis' Honorary Doctorate Degree speech and Elizabeth Zvonar's 2011 Emily Award speech.

    Congratulations to the Class of 2011!

  • 2011-06-21 12:32

    4th year student Bracken Hanuse Corlett, co-founder of the Vancouver Indigenous Media Arts Festival invites you to the VIMAF Kickstarter Party in celebration of National Aboriginal Day, (today, June 21) and in honour of Aboriginal History Month. Featuring:

  • 2011-06-21 10:49

    Congratulations to '11 grad Kevan Funk, who received three Leo's for his short dramatic film, A Fine Young Man at the gala awards ceremony held Saturday, June 11.

    Funk received awards for Best Short Drama (producer), Best Direction in a Short Drama, and Best Screenwriting in a Short Drama. A Fine Young Man debuted at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival, and has screened at international film festivals in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, River Run, Whistler, Dawson City, as well as the Tokyo Short Shorts Film Festival and the Sydney Underground Film Festival. 

    The film's protagonist, Paul McGillion, received a Leo for Best Performance by a Male in a Short Drama.

  • 2011-06-21 09:34

    The Quirky Elephant concept was born out of the joint partnership between Pacific Centre/Cadillac Fairview and Emily Carr University of Art + Design.

  • 2011-06-21 07:49

    Janice Toulouse (79) is currently exhibiting paintings in Pushing Boundaries, a group exhibition at CityScape which runs to July 2. Janice is also exhibiting at Salon d'été in Paris at Galerie Art Present where she will be attending the opening. Janice's work is also in the exhibit In the Spirit at the Washington State History Museum in Tacoma, Washington on to August 28, 2011.

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