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  • 2014-04-22 14:47

    Chun Hua Catherine Dong (’11) will present her solo exhibition, Between Reality and Transcendence, at Articule in Montreal from April 25 to June 1, 2014.

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  • 2014-04-22 14:09

    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 2014 Curatorial Panel has announced the 25 artists vying for this year's prize, and they include the following Emily Carr alumni and faculty:

    Westcoast/Yukon

    • Allison Hrabluik (sessional faculty member)
    • Peter Morin ('01)
    • Dan Starling ('05)

    Prairies/North

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  • 2014-04-14 15:56

    SOLUTIONS is the annual assistive device and health technologies design exposition for British Columbia post-secondary students. The primary objective is to encourage students to be aware of, and involved in, this vibrant industry by designing practical solutions to health technology problems.

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  • 2014-04-14 14:58

    With her new work, The Anonymous Project, Emily Carr alumna, Krista Bailie ('10) is hoping to answer the question "Could we create more meaningful connections if we were stripped of the ability to hide behind the identities we’ve constructed for ourselves?"

    By asking participants to sign up anonymously and then communicate via email with their artist-chosen partners, Bailie hopes to see if deeper communication can take place. The project has already been well received globally, with participants from Peru, Japan, Europe, the UK, Australia and all over North America.

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  • 2014-04-14 09:06

    Brendan Tang, Visiting Artist, Ceramics, is taking part in a two-person show, Fan Fiction with Alex McCleod at Gallery Jones.

    Fan Fiction
    Gallery Jones
    April 3 - 26, 2014

    Read the Vancouver Sun review.

  • 2014-04-11 13:31

    When faced with a question about the nature of our Universe, would you grab an engineering notebook or an artist’s sketchpad to collect your ideas?  Science and art are often confused as being polar-opposite disciplines though they both exercise one’s ability for creative and innovative thinking. With the launch of a new exhibit at Science World, Emily Carr University and TRIUMF continue to develop common ground from the inspirations of art and science.

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  • 2014-04-10 16:16

    Noted photographer and Emily Carr Honourary Doctorate recipient Fred Herzog has been honoured with the Audain Prize for the Visual Arts for lifetime achievement. Awarded annually by the Audain Foundation, the award is worth $30,000.

    Fred Herzog has been active in Vancouver's art scene for more than forty years. Born in Germany, he came to Vancouver in 1953. Since that time, he has produced a substantial body of photographs, taking urban life in Vancouver -second-hand shops, vacant lots, neon signage and the crowds of people who have populated the city's streets over the past fifty years-as his primary subject.

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  • 2014-04-10 09:33

    What do internationally acclaimed artists Douglas Coupland ('84), Geoffrey Farmer ('92), Graham Gillmore ('85) and former professor Ian Wallace (1972-1998) all have in common? They are all past students from West Vancouver public schools - School District 45. An exhibition featuring their work, as well as nine other SD45 "alumni", alongside current kindergarten to grade 12 students, opens April 8th at the West Vancouver Museum.

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  • 2014-04-10 08:39

    Sessional Faculty member, Barb Choit's ('00) first solo exhibition in Toronto, with Cooper Cole Gallery, takes place from April 10 to May 10, 2014.

    Originals, Copies, and Fades is a continuation of the artist's series, Fade Diary, in which Choit photographs fading advertising images repeated within an urban context.

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  • 2014-04-09 14:28

    Emily Carr University is looking for volunteers to fill a variety of positions to help with set-up, registration and greeting for The Show 2014 (Graduation Exhibition). This is the biggest event of the year and we are looking for individuals who are friendly, reliable and knowledgeable about Emily Carr University. There are a number of positions available for students, staff, faculty and alumni.

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