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  • 2015-07-10 11:55

    Alumnus Richard Heikkilä-Sawan ('15) is the British Columbia Regional Winner for the 2015 BMO 1st Art! Invitational Student Art Competition.  

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  • 2015-07-08 14:43

    Emily Carr recently partnered with Ampri Group, the City of Richmond and Stantec to develop new ways of creating public spaces.

    This innovative partnership resulted in a new course, The Social Practice of Public Art + Community Design, aimed at helping emerging artists transition from studio work to the field of public art, while providing them with the skills to interact with stakeholders from business, community and government. With thanks to Khare Communications​, the course has been fully documented, establishing a benchmark for public art/collaborative education that can be widely shared. Watch the trailer and stay tuned for announcements this Fall about screenings.

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  • 2015-07-02 19:16

    Call for Applications
    THE LEEWAY STUDIO RESIDENCY

    Emily Carr Continuing Studies invites visual artists and designers* to submit applications for a 4-month Studio Residency in the Leeway from September - December 2015.

    The Leeway is a multi-disciplinary resourced studio space for artists and designers.  It is a shared, open studio space suitable for those who are seeking to forge a sense of community while cultivating their creative practice and exploring new techniques and processes.  Artists and designers in The Leeway work alongside other makers and learn from experienced technicians and instructors through demonstrations and workshops.

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  • 2015-07-02 13:21

    Alexander Farah's ('14) award-winning short film Sahar, which premiered at the 39th Toronto International Film Festival in 2014, is now online and available to the public. Farah's film has been selected for the reputable ShortoftheWeek.com and has since then, become an exclusive Vimeo Staff Pick

    Watch the film here: Sahar.

  • 2015-06-30 13:46

    Sessional faculty member Erdem Taşdelen (MAA '10) is interviewed in Canadian Art about his recent collaborative project with Turkish-Swedish artist Meriç Algün Ringborg, titled Investigations on Artistic Subjectivity.

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  • 2015-06-25 14:02

    Emily Carr alumna Seeun Kim ('10) won a Gold Lion at Cannes Lions 2015 for her recent project Look at Me for Samsung.

    As a creative art director she worked on the campaign at Cheil Worldwide and developed an app which helps children with autism make eye contact. The campaign which already has won both Silver and Bronze in Mobile this week at Cannes Lions, as well as a Silver Lion in PR.

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  • 2015-06-24 10:17

    In July 2014, history was made at Emily Carr when three generations of Leech women enrolled in the Urban Access to Aboriginal Art program. Violet (grandmother), Pam (mother) and Crystal (daughter) completed a four-week intensive program at Emily Carr’s Aboriginal Gathering Place, for a once in a lifetime cultural experience.

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  • 2015-06-23 17:02

    When a jury selected third-year painting student Klaudia Niwa to receive the 2015 IDEA Art Award for her piece Adaptivity, she became the sixth artist to receive the honour (see gallery below). Klaudia also joined a prestigious list of artists, including Gordon Smith, Jack Shadbolt, Scott McFarland and Gathie Falk, with works in the VGH and UBC Hospital art collection of 1,500+ pieces.

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  • 2015-06-22 12:12

    Kelowna-based artist Jolene Mackie ('09) will be participating in her first solo exhibition in Vancouver at Omega Gallery from June 26 to July 31, 2015.

    The exhibit, Beyond the Scenery asks...

    Have you ever dreamed about lying on soft clouds slowly swaying cross dim moonlight? Emptying your turbid mind, you are drifting aimlessly like snatches of melody rippling in the breeze. Sailing in our galaxy, we all wish to be taking an adventure alone from shimmering morning to starring night. The crystal-clear lake brings you back to the very beginning of life, linking your mind, body and spirit with peaceful nature.

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  • 2015-06-22 10:48

    The Canadian Society for Asian Arts has partnered with Nikkei National Museum in Burnaby, British Columbia for the presentation of Mingei: Japan’s Enduring Folk Arts. Mingei, or people’s art, will be presented in an exhibit from the collection by Amaury Saint-Gilles, published in his book Mingei: Japan’s Enduring Folk Art

    The exhibit is curated by Professor Emeritus, Sam Carter, along with Margo Palmer and Sherri Kajiwara.

    Amaury Saint Gilles collected Mingei (min=people, gei=art) from across Japan during the 1980s. Amaury’s passion and understanding of Mingei was inspired by the writings of legendary revered scholar Soetsu Yanagi. 

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