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  • 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.

  • 2016-10-24 16:52

    SiteFactory and the Crista Dahl Media Library and Archive are presenting The Renegade Library
 mail art project and an artist talk by Emily Carr University Research Ethics Board Coordinator, Lois Klassen (MAA ’11).

  • 2016-10-20 10:48

    Information Session:

    Wednesday, October 26, 2016
    Emily Carr Boardroom (210 NB)

    Eligible Emily Carr students and alumni are invited to attend an information session to learn about the 2016 First Capital Realty Sculpture Contest, now in its fourth year. The contest is open to:

    • Graduate students
    • Fourth year undergraduate students
    • Emerging alumni (2014-16 credit program graduates) 

    At the session you will learn about the project’s scope, submission requirements, budget, venue, timeline, etc. The team from First Capital Realty, the faculty advisor and the project coordinator will present information and answer questions about this exciting opportunity exclusive to Emily Carr students and emerging alumni.

  • 2016-10-18 19:26

    Other Sights for Artists' Projects is presenting a new public art commission, Big Rock Candy Mountain, by Sessional Faculty members Hannah Jickling and Helen Reed (’06).

    Taking place over the course of a multi-year engagement at Queen Alexandra Elementary School (located at Clark and Broadway in East Vancouver), Big Rock Candy Mountain expands traditional notions of public art. The work is comprised of a multi-faceted program of workshops, printed matter, artist editions and installations addressing multiple audiences and venues.

  • 2016-10-14 08:53

    Mobilizing the Arts for Community Connection and Change will explore art as a catalyst for sparking community imagination around belonging, trust, and social resiliency in urban centres.

    The one day summit will be moderated by Emily Carr Assistant Professor, Justin Langlois, and features presentations from Emily Carr faculty, Zoe Kreye and Holly Schmidt, along with talks and workshops by artists from the wider Vancouver community including: Corey Bulpitt, Alex Grünenfelder, Carmen Papalia and Ayotzi 68. 

  • 2016-10-08 13:14

    Reference images from stills of the 1896 film showing Loïe Fuller’s Serpentine Dance are pushed though various strategies and filters in Continuing Studies instructor, Andrea Taylor’s process, which includes a variety of media and an interest in visceral responses to visual art.

    For more information on Andrea's solo exhibition, please visit the Back Gallery Project.

    The exhibit runs until October 22, 2016.

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