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  • 2011-08-17 11:43

    '02 alum Sonny Assu is our Featured Alumni. Find out what he's been up to since graduation. And, plan to see one of his eight (!) upcoming exhibitions.

    If you'd like to be considered for an Featured Alumni profile, please contact Ehren Seeland.

  • 2011-08-17 08:47

    A selection of works by sessional faculty members Howard Ursuliak and Stephen Waddell are included in the group exhibition Spaces of the City at the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa, running through September 5, 2011.

    This exhibition was organized by the Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography from works in their collection and presents photographers who have approached the urban landscape through the colour photograph.

    Ursuliak and Waddell are represented by the Monte Clark Gallery in Toronto and Vancouver.

  • 2011-08-16 14:43

    The Melbourne Internatioal Film Festival has awarded '11 alum Kevan Funk the City of Melbourne Grand Prix for Best Short Film for A Fine Young Man. The honour comes with a $10,000 cash prize.

    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.

    Kevan has received numerous awards for the film, including three Leo's.

  • 2011-08-16 14:41

    97' alum Jason McLean is featured in the current edition of Canadian Art Magazine.

     Jason, who was recently featured in the Unreal exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery, was part of a joint joint exhibition, You Don't Need to Play Tennis, at LES Gallery this past spring.



  • 2011-08-16 10:01

    The Jewish Museum & Archives of British Columbia presents a Philosophers’ Café discussion Are Comics the Most Jewish Medium? with guest moderator Miriam Libicki (06).

    It is possible that the blueprints for the modern -autobiographical comic have been hidden in Jewish tradition for millennia. From Art Spiegelman to Will Eisner, Aline Kominsky to Harvey Pekar, Jewish artists have adopted the comic-book format as a medium of personal expression. Do Jewish comic books challenge the prohibition of graven images? Or do they advance the artistic tradition of the Jewish people? We will explore these questions and more.

  • 2011-08-12 08:15

    New York artist Brian Kokoska (10) is currently featured in Brazil's FFW. The portuguese article speaks about Brian's work, process, and inspiration. Please visit FFW to read the article.

  • 2011-08-09 10:33

    Numerous Emily Carr alumni and students will be exhibiting at Nomad Gallery.

    Actualized by a group of Emily Carr grads in January 2011, with the imperative participation of some forty graduating artists, NOMAD Gallery is a self referential Art collective which currently runs for one month at a time. One of the prevailing characteristic of the project is its "nomadic" spontaneity spawning out of the participation and support of art communities not limited to city, country or continent.

    Opening night: August 12,  7-10pm
    August 12 – September 10, 2011
    Nomad Gallery
    196 Kingsway at 10th Avenue, Vancouver

  • 2011-08-05 13:07

    Brian Kokoska (10) has recently released his first book project titled Chiclet Teeth, which is currently featured in V Magazine.

    Limited to an edition of 150, the paperback book features 32 pages of abstract, digital, hypercolor mutations based upon his illusory, character-driven paintings. “The overall tone of the book could be described as ritualistic underground sex club meets cut and paste hard-edge abstraction,” notes Brian, recently visited in his studio by Marcel Castenmiller for VMAN Magazine.

    Individually signed and numbered by Kokoska, remaining books are available at

  • 2011-08-03 13:53

    Wendi Copeland (10) was recently awarded The Joseph Plaskett Scholarship to study with senior Canadian painter Harold Klunder and visual artist Libby Hague at the Toni Onley Project for professional and emerging artists in Wells, BC.

    First offered in 2000 with distinguished Canadian artist Norman Yates, the Artists’ Project for Professional and Emerging Artists has had a tremendous impact on the artistic development of those who have taken part in it.

  • 2011-07-28 15:07

    Blanket presents Expositions, a group exhibition featuring works by sessional faculty members Neil Campbell and Babak Golkar (03), as well as Jeremy Hof (07), Jeremy Shaw (99) Mark Soo (02), Corin Sworn (02) and Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptin (83). Also included in the exhibition are Audrey Capel Doray, Matthew Chambers and Matthias Dornfeld.

    Each artist will offer a curated selection of works iconic to his/her practices of the present and recent past. The exhibition aims to provide a context of the gallery's current development and future directions.

    Expositions | Blanket

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