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  • 2011-08-16 14:41

    97' alum Jason McLean is featured in the current edition of Canadian Art Magazine.

     Jason, who was recently featured in the Unreal exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery, was part of a joint joint exhibition, You Don't Need to Play Tennis, at LES Gallery this past spring.

     

     

  • 2011-08-16 10:01

    The Jewish Museum & Archives of British Columbia presents a Philosophers’ Café discussion Are Comics the Most Jewish Medium? with guest moderator Miriam Libicki (06).

    It is possible that the blueprints for the modern -autobiographical comic have been hidden in Jewish tradition for millennia. From Art Spiegelman to Will Eisner, Aline Kominsky to Harvey Pekar, Jewish artists have adopted the comic-book format as a medium of personal expression. Do Jewish comic books challenge the prohibition of graven images? Or do they advance the artistic tradition of the Jewish people? We will explore these questions and more.

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  • 2011-08-12 08:15

    New York artist Brian Kokoska (10) is currently featured in Brazil's FFW. The portuguese article speaks about Brian's work, process, and inspiration. Please visit FFW to read the article.

  • 2011-08-09 10:33

    Numerous Emily Carr alumni and students will be exhibiting at Nomad Gallery.

    Actualized by a group of Emily Carr grads in January 2011, with the imperative participation of some forty graduating artists, NOMAD Gallery is a self referential Art collective which currently runs for one month at a time. One of the prevailing characteristic of the project is its "nomadic" spontaneity spawning out of the participation and support of art communities not limited to city, country or continent.

    Opening night: August 12,  7-10pm
    August 12 – September 10, 2011
    Nomad Gallery
    196 Kingsway at 10th Avenue, Vancouver

  • 2011-08-05 13:07

    Brian Kokoska (10) has recently released his first book project titled Chiclet Teeth, which is currently featured in V Magazine.

    Limited to an edition of 150, the paperback book features 32 pages of abstract, digital, hypercolor mutations based upon his illusory, character-driven paintings. “The overall tone of the book could be described as ritualistic underground sex club meets cut and paste hard-edge abstraction,” notes Brian, recently visited in his studio by Marcel Castenmiller for VMAN Magazine.

    Individually signed and numbered by Kokoska, remaining books are available at http://www.briankokoska.com.

  • 2011-08-03 13:53

    Wendi Copeland (10) was recently awarded The Joseph Plaskett Scholarship to study with senior Canadian painter Harold Klunder and visual artist Libby Hague at the Toni Onley Project for professional and emerging artists in Wells, BC.

    First offered in 2000 with distinguished Canadian artist Norman Yates, the Artists’ Project for Professional and Emerging Artists has had a tremendous impact on the artistic development of those who have taken part in it.

  • 2011-07-28 15:07

    Blanket presents Expositions, a group exhibition featuring works by sessional faculty members Neil Campbell and Babak Golkar (03), as well as Jeremy Hof (07), Jeremy Shaw (99) Mark Soo (02), Corin Sworn (02) and Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptin (83). Also included in the exhibition are Audrey Capel Doray, Matthew Chambers and Matthias Dornfeld.

    Each artist will offer a curated selection of works iconic to his/her practices of the present and recent past. The exhibition aims to provide a context of the gallery's current development and future directions.

    Expositions | Blanket

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  • 2011-07-25 10:54

    Congratulations to '09 MAA alum Joanna Ambrosio Guerrero, who has just had her thesis Inlak'esh Alaken (I am you, you are me) - The Practice of Intercultural Engagement, published by LAP Lambert Academic Publishing.

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  • 2011-07-21 13:26

    Recognizing excellence in all areas of design enterprise, the Core77 Design Awards celebrate the richness of the design profession and its practitioners. For their inaugural year, they presented 15 categories of entry, providing designers a unique opportunity to communicate the intent, rigor and passion behind their efforts.

    Five Emily Carr alumni placed in the international inaugural Core77 Design Awards:

    Felix Chun Lam (11) and Joe Kenworthy (11) Alcove Project
    Honorable Mention | Furniture + Lighting Category

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  • 2011-07-21 09:07

    A collective of textile artists, including Patrick Blaeser (05), Hanahlie Beise (07), Alex Achtem (11), Satyan Gohil (08) and current fourth year student KT Kilgour, have come together to create the first Annual Craft Pride Procession.

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