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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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  • 2015-03-06 01:00

    For Immediate Release
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    Design for Startups: National Partnership Between Highline and Emily Carr University Pairs Startup Founders with Top Design Students

     

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  • 2015-03-03 15:36

    Professor Landon MacKenzie will speak in connection to her current exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery, Emily Carr and Landon Mackenzie: Wood Chopper and the Monkey at the Art & Spirit Speaker Series.

     

    Wednesday, March 4, 2015 | 7:30pm
    St. Anselm’s Anglican Church
    Free/donations welcome

    Hear from major figures in the arts about their creative experience -- of being human and being spirited.

  • 2015-03-02 18:30

    The Burrard Arts Foundation welcomes Sean Mills ('10) as their new artist in residence. Sean's residency will culminate in a solo exhibition of his work at the Burrard Arts Foundation in May 2015.

    Sean will work on a new body of work that explores his interest in light, transparency and especially pushing the boundaries of paint. Sean is interested in the ability of paint to both occupy and contain space, its interaction with light, and the effects of time, labour, and process.

    For more information, please visit Burrard Arts Residency.

  • 2015-02-27 21:38

    Deanna Fogstrom ('07) exhibits paintings of both Vancouver and Paris from her ongoing series entitled, Urban Reflections. The paintings are being shown in three venues: In Vancouver, her work is located at Cambie Village Massage Therapy and the Evergreen Community Centre. Exhibiting in Burnaby, for this weekend only, her work is being shown at the Scandinavian Cultural Centre

  • 2015-02-27 14:45

    Over 65 high school students have already decided to spend the first month of their summer vacation in class at Emily Carr University. The Summer Institute for Teens had 112 students (out of 120 spots) last July, so being half-full at the end of early bird registration was an unexpected surprise.

    “It’s fantastic to see this phenomenal growth, because it represents a belief and investment in the next generation of artists and designers,” says Claire Schagerl ('04), who runs the Emily Carr University teen programs. “Our summer students show that creatives of all ages can be invested in their practice.”

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  • 2015-02-27 14:20

    Emily Carr welcomes An-My Lê 

     

    2015 Spring Distinguished Audain-Artist-in-Residence

    The residency program, generously funded by Michael Audain, has a mandate to bring internationally renowned contemporary artists to Vancouver, create curriculum specific to each individual visiting artist and support the creation of new works. Lê brings a diverse personal history and a breadth of professional experience to the residency.

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  • 2015-02-26 22:05

    Emily Carr University's Motion Capture Studio is blowing our minds with a new twist on augmented reality experiences. This new phenomenon is called VROAMING, and it's our S3D Research Centre's latest adventure in Virtual Reality innovation.

    Connect with S3D: updates | Twitter 

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  • 2015-02-26 20:13

    HELD OVER!

    Emily Carr and Landon Mackenzie: Wood Chopper and the Monkey

     

    Emily Carr and Landon Mackenzie: Wood Chopper and the Monkey, is the fourth in a series of Dialogue with Carr exhibitions organized by the Vancouver Art Gallery, in which the art of iconic West Coast modernist, Emily Carr, is situated in relation to work by contemporary artists from this region.

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  • 2015-02-25 18:04

    Volunteers are an invaluable commodity in the not-for-profit world. They have passion for the charity’s mission and selflessly share their experience, expertise and time to drive the mission forward. At Emily Carr, Connie Sabo ('03) is a leader and driver in Emily Carr’s expanding list of volunteers.

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