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  • 2015-05-27 11:37

    The Emily Carr University Alumni Association Board is a group of passionate volunteer leaders and advocates committed to supporting and creating opportunities for alumni. At the 2014 strategic planning meeting, Board members agreed to allocate the funds needed to create the Emily Carr Alumni Association Award in support of lifelong learning for alumni and their children.

    Launched in May 2015, the Emily Carr Alumni Association Award is available to alumni wishing to return to Emily Carr and children of Emily Carr and Vancouver School of Art graduates. The successful candidate will receive a one-time award of $500! 

  • 2015-05-26 10:40
    “It is with heartfelt gratitude that I accept and thank you for the 2015 Circle Craft Graduation Award for Ceramics. I am not only honoured to have been selected, but also to have been included with the caliber of talent of the previous recipients.”    
    Haide-Anne James


  • 2015-05-20 09:32

    The Vancouver Art Gallery presents a public symposium, Building for Change, featuring a keynote lecture Who is the Public? The History of Inclusion and Exclusion in the Design of Urban Public Space by Dr. Ocean Howell.

  • 2015-05-15 16:27

    We're incredibly proud to announce that Dr. Ron Burnett, President + Vice-Chancellor, has been appointed to the Order of British Columbia. 

    The Order of British Columbia was established by statute on April 21, 1989, to recognize those persons who have served with the greatest distinction and excelled in any field of endeavour benefiting the people of the Province or elsewhere.  

    Dr. Burnett is made a Member of the Order of British Columbia in recognition of his distinguished academic career in media, arts and communications.

  • 2015-05-15 10:44

    Current, Emily Carr’s design research journal is an annual multi-platform publication that seeks to showcase the richness and texture of creative practice and research within our institution.

  • 2015-05-15 10:43

    Alumna Janice Kerbel ('94) has been nominated for the 2015 Turner Prize for her nine part operatic performance work, DOUG, originally commissioned by the Common Guild.

    The Turner Prize is awarded to a British artist under 50 for an outstanding exhibition or other presentation of their work in the preceding year. The 2015 Turner Prize exhibition preview will take place September 30, 2015 at Tramway, Glasgow with a final Award Ceremony held on December 7, 2015.

  • 2015-05-15 09:55

    Created in 2002 by the Sobey Art Foundation, the Sobey Art Award is Canada’s preeminent award for contemporary Canadian art. The annual $50,000 prize is given to an artist under 40 who has exhibited in a public or commercial art gallery within 18 months of being nominated.

    The 2015 Longlist includes the following Emily Carr alumni:

    West Coast
    Fiona Ackerman ('02)
    Sonny Assu ('02)
    Raymond Boisjoly ('06)
    Tiziana La Melia ('08)
    Jeremy Shaw ('99)

    Prairies and the North
    Cedric Bomford ('03)
    Kara Uzelman ('04)

  • 2015-05-11 18:33

    Camrose Ducote, recently retired Sculpture Studio Technician, will be having a solo exhibition of her new mixed-media works on panel at the Elissa Cristall Gallery from May 21 to June 13, 2015.

    Camrose Ducote grew up in Colorado and the light and space of Colorado continue to influence her work. She works in layers, creating then obscuring, revealing then hiding. Using thin layers of tinted acrylic medium she builds up the surface. “Sanding, squeegeeing, scraping is my idea of drawing. Creating ‘gel skins’, dripping, spraying, spreading medium with the palette knife is my way of painting.”

  • 2015-05-01 10:52

    Emily Carr University of Art + Design is pleased to announce the appointment of Geoff Plant, QC, as the institution's second Chancellor, effective today.

    "We are honoured that Mr.

  • 2015-04-30 13:19


    Emily Carr was one of 26 Canadian universities which made it into the QS World University Rankings by Subject.  

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