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  • 2011-05-20 09:18

    Brian Kokoska ('10) is featured in the summer issue of VMAN Magazine. View more of Brian's work at www.briankokoska.com.

  • 2011-05-18 17:17

    Congratulations to 2011 Emily Carr graduates Ippiksaut Friesen, Carrie-Anne Mombourquette and Waleed Nesyif, who have had their work selected to screen at the TIFF's Student Film Showcase.

    Established in 2004 and organized by the Toronto International Film Festival, the Student Film Showcase spotlights the finest in student films from universities and colleges from across Canada.

    This year’s Showcase will expand their national presence with an inaugural visit to Vancouver on Thursday, May 26 at Pacific Cinémathéque.

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  • 2011-05-16 15:37

    Molly (Lamb) Bobak's (41) work will be featured, along with other Canadian artists from coast to coast, on 2011 Confederation Boulevard Banners in Ottawa.

    Thirteen works of art depicting each province and territory have been reproduced from the collection of the Canada Council Art Bank and each banner evokes the scenary and sense of place of a featured region. Molly's work was selected to represent New Brunswick.

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  • 2011-05-16 11:45

    A Light Touch is an exhibition of new works by Lawrence Lowe (76) and Merrell Gerber (83).

    Opening reception | May 18, 2011 from 7 - 9pm
    May 18 - June 19, 2011
    Firehall Arts Centre Lobby Gallery

  • 2011-05-09 11:10

    Gallery Fukai presents Present Imperfect, Future Tense, an exhibition by Catherine Lavelle (11), Sarah Stein (11) and Kelly Gough (10).

    The dialogue created by the three artists in Present Imperfect, Future Tense questions the choices we make. Attempting to mediate the uncertainties of a complex present, they allegorically reference environmental, social, and economic considerations. There are no answers here, but an unsettling openness—the unknown space ahead is where choice is leading us.

    Fukai Gallery
    May 6 – 28, 2011
    602 E Hastings Street, Vancouver

  • 2011-05-05 20:11

    What do Bhangra, a centuries-old form of dance and music that originated in the Punjab region, and design have to do with one another?

    You'll find out when you visit the Museum of Vancouver's (MOV) exhibition, Bhangra.me: Vancouver's Bhangra Story. The interactive exhibit was designed by Emily Carr alumni Toby Barratt (96), Pamela Goddard (98), and Nik Rust (96), of Propellor Design, and links Bhangra music and dance with issues of identity, politics, diaspora and life in Vancouver.

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  • 2011-04-27 09:28

    Patrick Blaeser (05) and current third year student Emilio Rojas exhibit new collaborative works, On Matters of Sensitivity and/or How The Dripping Turned into a Flood at The STAG.

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  • 2011-04-21 12:26

    The Henry Art Gallery at the University of Washington has announced that Andrew Dadson (03) is the recipient of The Brink Award for 2011.

    The Brink is a biennial award granted to an early-career artist working in Washington, Oregon, or British Columbia whose work shows artistic promise and who appears to be on “the brink” of a promising career. Andrew will receive a prize of $12,500 and be given a solo exhibition at the Henry. A work of his art will be acquired for the museum’s permanent collection.

    Andrew will take part in a public program at the Henry on Sunday, June 26, 2011.

    Congratulations, Andrew!

  • 2011-04-21 10:46

    Alex Henderson (06) is featured in this month's Canadian House and Home magazine in a feature entitled Henderson Dry Goods Turns Heads with Housewares for the Modern Homestead.

    To view the feature, please visit Henderson Dry Goods.

  • 2011-04-18 15:16

    With works created over the past two years, Jennifer Chernecki's (08) Good Old Boys examines the (female) artist's perception of the male ideal. An ideal that, as the series unfolds, evolves from a more sexual viewpoint to something closer to a fraternal sort of love. The paintings question the modern man as well as documenting the experiences that took the artist through her thought process in understanding Him. The idea of "ideal" begins to be understood as a source of inspiration. It is also, once understood, something to question.

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