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  • 2017-11-24 13:18

    Documentary AMPLIFY HER Coming to the Rio Theatre with Two Back-to-Back Screenings Official Trailer 

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    Local filmmakers are bringing the documentary AMPLIFY HER to Vancouver with two back-to-back screenings at the Rio Theatre on November 28th - featuring work from 3 Emily Carr alumini; Kristen Turcotte (animation), Krista Gibbard and Molly AppleJohn (illustration).

    Expect to meet many amazing members of various studios from around town at the screening!

  • 2017-06-11 19:36

    Galerie Malle in Tokyo will be featuring "the journey"an exhibition of prints by CS Instructor, Print Media Tech and Alumnus, Shinsuke Minegishi ('98), along with poems by Ryoko Minegishi. The exhibit takes place from June 13 to 25, 2017, with an Opening Reception taking place on Saturday, June 17 from 5 to 7pm.

  • 2017-02-20 16:21

    Shinsuke Minegishi, is holding a solo exhibition entitled recurring cycles at Vernon Public Art Gallery. The exhibit runs from March 16 to May 17, 2017, with an opening reception and artist talk on Thursday, March 16 from 6 to 8PM.

    Minegishi’s exhibition Recurring Cycles is a contemplative and philosophical engagement with the universal cycles of the ‘beginning’ and the ‘end’ transposed to human lives, births and deaths of people, namely Minegishi’s close family members and friends. As he points out, the exhibition Recurring Cycles is based on his life experiences and reflection on the cyclical nature of a universal phenomenon. 

  • 2017-02-16 14:03

    Frank Lewis (posthumous) was one of four inductees into the Oak Bay Fine Arts Hall of Fame in February 2017.

    Mr. Lewis was born in Winnipeg in 1932, but moved to Victoria at the age of 14. He attended the Vancouver School of Art, during which time he learned from artists such as Jack Shadbolt, Gordon Smith, Arthur Erickson and Donald Jarvis.

    He earned acclaim for his professional illustration work and was featured in the prestigious New York Society of Illustrators Show in 1963. In the late sixties his painting began to change and evolve on a larger scale, as witnessed on the construction fence of the Vancouver Court House.

  • 2017-01-24 12:50

    Vancouver's Back Gallery Project is presenting "Paracosmic Sun", a solo exhibition by alumna (MAA 2013) and sessional instructor Annie Briard. Combining printed and expanded photography, moving image and installation, the exhibition focuses on work created during a residency on the southern coast of Spain undertaken last summer.


  • 2016-12-09 22:27

    As Licensee/Lead Organizer and Founder of TEDxECUAD, Scott Mallory (MAA ‘17) was selected to attend TEDFest 2017, an exclusive week long event for TEDx’ers from around the world to gather at TED headquarters and throughout New York City during the live-hosted TED2017 “The Future You” program. This will also qualify TEDxECUAD to expand its audience and sponsorship for future events.

  • 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.

  • 2016-08-31 16:59

    Malaspina Printmakers is pleased to announce a solo exhibition of new work by Fabiola Carranza, opening on Thursday, September 8, from 6 to 9pm.

  • 2016-06-03 19:04

    Alumnus + Print Media Studio Tech Shinsuke Minegishi ('98) is holding a solo exhibition at Striped House Gallery in Tokyo from June 18 to 29, 2016. An opening reception will take place on June 18 from 4:30 to 6:30pm.

    A poem reading performance by Ryoko Minegishi will take place on June 25 from 7 to 8pm. 

    Visit Striped House Gallery to learn more! 


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