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  • 2014-11-21 20:06

    EcoMUSICology

    A dynamic public education project in partnership with the David Suzuki Foundation and the Roundhouse Community Centre.

     

    This truly collaborative project includes 17 art students, 3 musicians, and 3 city planners all sharing 1 goal: to promote the value of connected green spaces across Metro Vancouver.

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  • 2014-11-21 16:01

    SPECIAL OFFER!

    For a limited time, as a thank you for your support, we are pleased to offer $5 to spend at the Legendary Emily Carr Student Art Sale running Friday, November 28 to Sunday, November 30, 2015 for every $25 you donate!

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  • 2014-11-21 11:03

    CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS - $5,000!

    Full-time credit students and recent graduates are invited to create a piece of original 2-D artwork for submission for the 2015 IDEA Art Award.

    The IDEA Art Award allows for the purchase of an artwork by an emerging artist that will be displayed within the Vancouver General Hospital or UBC Hospital, and will become part of its permanent collection of prominent artists. The 2015 IDEA Art Award will focus on helping to transform and humanize the spine unit located in the Centennial Pavilion at VGH Hospital.

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  • 2014-11-17 08:40

    We have put together some information for you to better understand student responsibilities and attendance requirements for the end of the Fall 2014 semester. 

    The final weeks of the Fall 2014 semester will take place as follows:

    November 26 | Last day of regularly scheduled classes
    November 27 | Classes rescheduled from October
    November 28 | Classes rescheduled from November 11. Tuesday schedule in effect. Last day of rescheduled classes

    December 1 – 12 | Critiques, Exams and Assessment Period: Student attendance is required.

    Frequently Asked Questions:

    Are workshops and studios open for students in December?

    •    Shops and studios will remain open through December 7 (local scheduled times).

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  • 2014-11-13 20:00

    Continuing Studies instructor and studio technician, Shinsuke Minegishi, is holding a solo exhibition, Resurrection, from November 21, 2014 to January 16, 2015 at Art Beatus (Vancouver). An opening reception will take place on Friday, November 21 from 3 - 6pm.

  • 2014-11-05 16:09

    Call for Applications THE LEEWAY STUDIO RESIDENCY Spring Term: January - April 2015

    Emily Carr Continuing Studies invites Emily Carr alumni (see Important Note below) to submit applications for a four (4) month Studio Residency in the Leeway.

    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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  • 2014-11-03 17:18

    To bring you this article, Emily Carr Communications reached out to Ehren Seeland, Coordinator of Student Recruitment.

    Ehren answers questions and shares striking pictures of her travels around the world, as she meets with international students who are interested in studying at Emily Carr University. 

     

    Researching Mexican delicacies in Mexico City ECC: What is your most memorable international recruiting experience?

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  • 2014-10-31 10:50

    Emily Carr University is pleased to welcome David Zink Yi, who will join us in early 2015 as the Audain Distinguished Artist-in-Residence. The Audain Distinguished Artist-in-Residence Program, funded by Michael Audain and the Audain Foundation for the Visual Arts, enables the University to bring the world’s leading contemporary artists to live and work in Vancouver for a one to three month period. Guest artists and visiting lecturers are an integral part of the Emily Carr community – artists complement students’ education, work with existing faculty and bringing new opportunities for collaboration and engagement.

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  • 2014-10-31 08:43

    Professor Landon Mackenzie has had a long relationship with Emily Carr University – she began teaching visual arts at the institution in 1986, and has seen it grow through several official designations. But it could be argued that Mackenzie has had an even longer relationship with Emily Carr (1871 – 1945), the woman, painter, writer and overlooked pioneer of modernism. Although born in very different historical periods, they each faced cultural influences that shaped their work and, at times, forced them to work outside of conventional practices to interpret the environment in which they lived and created.

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  • 2014-10-30 20:01

    Soldiers’ Stories is being recognized simultaneously as the world’s oldest 3-D film and one of its newest! We are proud of the fact that Oscar-winning producer Nicholas Reed and producer/director Jonathan Kitzen brought their powerful story to the modern screen with expertise from Emily Carr’s own S3D Centre.

    The film recently debuted in Beverly Hills, has been shown in LA, New York and London, and now runs regularly at the National Infantry Museum (IMAX theatre) outside Fort Benning, Georgia. With the compelling voices of recent American vets, and narration by Mickey Rooney, never-before-seen, soldier-taken, century-old 3-D photographs were converted for the modern screen with the stereoscopic expertise of Dr. Maria Lantin and her research team at Emily Carr University. 

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