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  • 2014-03-31 17:14

    Five new projects, ranging from banners and posters to videos and a mural, have joined Vancouver’s public art collection in an exhibition to honour and celebrate the City’s Year of Reconciliation.

    The City’s Public Art Program commissioned 10 new artist projects overall with the first five debuting in March 2014 and new projects being introduced monthly through August 2014.

  • 2014-03-28 09:47

    Settlement 2014 | oil on canvas, 36” x 168”

    Vancouver General Hospital, like all hospitals, is a place you might not consider visiting unless you are acutely ill and then it is the very place you want to be. Known for outstanding medicine, VGH also boasts a significant art collection that speaks to the strong link between art and healing. The collection of over 1000 pieces contains works by Gordon Smith (’46), Gathie Falk, Martha Sturdy (’78), Jack Shadbolt (former faculty member), Scott McFarland, Stephen Waddell, Christos Dikeakos, Jock Macdonald (founding faculty member) and many other established and emerging artists.

  • 2014-03-20 10:11

    Fourth year FVIM student, Lawrence Le Lam, whose first feature documentary Not Business As Usual will be screening at the Vancouver International Film Festival Forum on April 8, 2014, at 6:30pm in the Vancity Theatre.

    This documentary, directed by Lawrence Le Lam, written by Rik Kingle-Watt and produced by Institute B, tracks the changing landscape of business with the rising tide of conscious capitalism through the stories of local entrepreneurs who have found innovative ways to bring humanity back into business.

    This screening will be followed by a panel discussion including: Joel Bakan (writer of The Corporation), W. Brett Wilson (Dragon's Den), Mark Brand (Save-On Meats), and Sandra Odendahl (RBC Director of Sustainability).

  • 2014-03-18 16:01

    Congratulations to third year student Christian Huizenga whose piece, Bench Way, was selected as the winner of the First Capital Realty Sculpture Contest. Christian will work with representatives from First Capital Realty, Emily Carr, engineers and fabricators over the summer to complete the project (see maquette) which will be located at Harbour Front Centre in North Vancouver.

    The jury wishes to thank all of the students for their proposals, in particular the short-listed students whose maquettes reflected both their creativity and earnestness. 

  • 2014-03-13 18:07

    Fourth year students Mia Daniels and Ellen Russell are participating in The New Clothes, an experimental systems design based on activating collective creativity to negate passive consumerism.

    Coinciding with the global movement towards collaborative maker-spaces in which DIY initiatives are enhanced through community resources, The New Clothes maker-space engages the consumer in constructing new meaning, value, and potential from their worn clothing garments.

    Unit/Pitt Gallery
    March 13 - 15, noon -5pm
    Opening Reception | Thursday, March 13, 7pm
    Bring a few items of worn clothing to make them new.

  • 2014-01-23 17:07

    Emily Carr University of Art + Design, The David Suzuki Foundation and the Museum of Vancouver partner to reconnect residents with the city's "wild side" in Rewilding Vancouver.

    Rewilding Vancouver is a dynamic community mapping, storytelling and visioning project between Emily Carr’s Faculty of Culture + Community, Canada's leading environmental organization, the David Suzuki Foundation (DSF), and a leader in the reimagining of museums, the Museum of Vancouver (MOV).

  • 2014-01-22 17:03

    Artwork by twelve Emily Carr University of Art + Design students are showcased on the Richmond Art Columns, located at the Canada Line Aberdeen and Landsdowne stations.

    The Aberdeen Column consists of artwork by Bitu Chakma, Untitled 2023; Iris Yao, Imagine All the People; Sydney Warnes Welcome to One Eye Dog Farm; and, Stephanie Gagnon Burning House.

    The Lansdown Column I consists of artwork by Fiona Tang, Crow and Mr. Bam Bam; Sie Gal, The Raven; Anita Vu, The Cycle of Life and Activities of Time; Sarah Davidson, Natural Histories.

  • 2013-10-29 09:45

    Beayue Louie, a fourth year Industrial Design student, was awarded the 2013 Association of Canadian Ergonomists Undergraduate Student Award for her assistive design project, Play By Ear: Adaptive Earring Clips, which was presented at ACE’s 44th Annual Conference: "From Sea to Sky: Expanding the Reach of Ergonomics" in Whistler, BC (October 2013).

    Our sense of self is often shaped by how we believe others view us. Thus, the way we express ourselves through clothing and accessories plays an important role in the development of our identity. This serves true for both individuals with a disability and those without.

  • 2013-10-18 15:42

    ME+EM | Show us what you love!

    We're holding an Instagram contest and we want you to show us what you love about Emily Carr! Be creative and convey your Emily Carr! Check out the Emily Carr Library window display for some inspiration! Think about: 

    • Your favourite spot on campus
    • Your next masterpiece
    • Your favourite way to fuel up - be it books, films, research, people, clubs, food or just making. What keeps your engine going at Emily Carr?

    Contest Details
    The contest is open to all Emily Carr University students. Contest closes at midnight, October 20, 2013.

  • 2013-10-17 09:21

    LuChan's students of Drawing 308, Visual Arts Core, and Creative Processes  are involved in a mural project for the Crying Room, located at 157 East Cordova Street. Showing for the month of October, students will make changes to the mural each week.

    The Crying Room is an independent gallery space in Vancouver that has exhibited local emerging artists since 1999. Mural submissions are accepted on an ongoing basis.

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