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  • 2015-03-26 14:43

    Join the Grunt Gallery for an exhibition of work by longtime sessional faculty member Henri Robideau.

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  • 2015-03-26 13:04

    This summer, Emily Carr University of Art + Design will run 10-day creative intensives in Whistler and Prince George offering teens across the province the oppportunity to explore the arts in immersive and vibrant environments. Not only will local teens aged 15-18 in these cities be able to work with university faculty, but an accommodation option for Whistler will open the program up to students from Vancouver to Dawson Creek.

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  • 2015-03-24 12:49

    As part of Capture Photography Festival, FIELD Contemporary is presenting Patryk Stasieczek’s ('14 MAA) solo exhibition Asking for It, curated by Avalon Mott ('13).

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  • 2015-03-24 11:54

    Stephanie Jonsson (MAA '12) is an artist working in ceramic and fabric sculpture who is currently doing a year-long residency at Canada's leading contemporary ceramics residency: Medalta in Medicine Hat, Alberta.

    Since graduating from the University of Alberta in 2005 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a major in sculpture, Stephanie’s practice has grown to include glazes and fabrics. In 2007/2008, Stephanie did a year-long residency at Harcourt House Gallery in Edmonton, Alberta, and was nominated for the Emerging Artist of the Year for the Mayor’s Evening of the Arts Awards in Edmonton.

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  • 2015-03-20 09:22

    To mark the final week of her exhibition, Professor Landon Mackenzie hosts a  public tour of Emily Carr and Landon Mackenzie: Wood Chopper and the Monkey. Come and hear Mackenzie speak to the works of Emily Carr 80 years later, as well as to her own journey as a Canadian painter.

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  • 2015-03-16 10:12

    TED, car2go and Emily Carr University of Art + Design’s Faculty of Culture + Community have partnered together to showcase the next league of rising art and design stars with a collaborative vehicle wrap project.

    Inspired by TED2015’s theme of Truth and Dare, students have created stunning visuals that will make you rethink traditional means of exhibition. Look for the featured works on seven special car2go vehicles around Vancouver ─ you'll find six vehicles available for member use through April 6, 2015, and one vehicle that will be on display at the Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre for the duration of the TED2015 conference, March 16 – 20, 2015.

    View the time-lapse video of the installation process.

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  • 2015-03-16 10:08

    The University is pleased to welcome Tene Barber as Executive Director, Continuing Studies.

    As part of the University's academic leadership team, Ms. Barber takes on the strategic development of Emily Carr University's lifelong learning programs, and delivery of the broad range of offerings we currently provide to our many communities. From teen programs and professional certificates, to The Leeway's drop-in studio space and corporate creativity programs, Emily Carr University's Department of Continuing Studies has opportunities for study in the creative disciplines for students of all ages and interests.

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  • 2015-03-11 09:30

    The Prism Prize recently announced the Top Ten Best Canadian Music Videos of 2014, including a nomination for Emily Carr alumnus Kheaven Lewandowski ('10), for directing "Same Temptation" by Fur Trade. Kheaven, who holds a Bachelor’s of Design degree from Emily Carr University, won the 2014 Prism Prize Audience Award for The Belle Game’s “River” last year.

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  • 2015-03-06 12:27

    “Unlike windows, birds are disappearing in North America.” Department of Bird Safety, 2014.

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  • 2015-03-06 11:36

    Emily Carr Design Studio Technician Kathleen Jacques has been named a finalist for a Lambda Literary award in the category of LGBT Graphic Novels for her book Band Vs. Band Comix Volume 1. The book, published in 2014 on her own independent Paper Heart Comix imprint, collects the first three years of her quirky, stylized comics series about rock bands (which is still ongoing and also published online at bvbcomix.com)

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