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  • 2014-11-26 14:37

    Canada’s largest learn to code initiative: The HTML500 Tour returns! Alumnus Andrew Tsang ('14), HTML 500's graphic designer shares this this amazing opportunity:

    Lighthouse Labs & national partner TELUS are teaming up with 250 amazing tech companies to inspire Canadians to get their code on. In early 2015, more than 2000 Canadians in 4 cities will have the chance to learn basic HTML and CSS, FOR FREE! Over 500 awesome developers will help you create your very own landing pages.You will also have the opportunity to network with amazing employers at the career fair presented by Vancouver Economic Commission and get to unleash the creative coder hidden in you!

  • 2014-11-26 11:18

    Emily Carr University of Art + Design is honoured to announce the appointment of Associate Professors Amber Frid-Jimenez and Dr. Garnet Hertz to Canada Research Chairs recently published by the Government of Canada.  

  • 2014-11-26 09:38

    This autumn, Emily Carr Alumni Jessica Wong and  Andrew Zo collaborated as The Leeway’s Studio Artists in Residence to create a children’s pop-up book.

  • 2014-11-26 09:33

    For more than 40 years, Michael O’Brian has matched his extraordinary career in investment banking with a distinguished reputation as one of Canada’s leading arts philanthropists.

  • 2014-11-26 09:20

    This year marks the 41st annual Emily Carr Student Art Sale. Hundreds of student artists will have a variety of artworks and creations for sale from this Friday through Sunday. We had an opportunity to sit down with this year’s event organizer (and Emily Carr alum!) Marlene Madison to find out more about the sale and what visitors can expect in store for this year. 

  • 2014-11-25 12:05

    TOQUE is back! Join the Western Front for their annual fundraiser and craft fair on Dec 5 - 6, 2014.

    The event showcases a carefully curated selection of 24 artists, designers and artisans with everything from books, ceramics and jewelry, to artisanal treats, skincare and fashion. Also available is the annual limited-edition tea towel designed this year by artist Casey Wei. Proceeds support Western Front’s year-round art and new music programs.

  • 2014-11-24 15:27

    The University is proud to announce that Nadia Myre has been named winner of the 2014 Sobey Art Award.

    A multi-disciplinary artist of Algonquin heritage, Nadia graduated from the University in 1997; she received her  MFA from Concordia in 2002.

  • 2014-11-24 14:52

    A member of the Wuikinuxv Nation, Bracken Hanuse Corlett is a graduate of the Enowkin Centre of Indigenous Art in Penticton and Emily Carr University of Art & Design ('11). He is a multi-disciplinary artist who began first working in theatre and performance prior to transitioning to digital-media and visual arts.

  • 2014-11-21 20:06


    A dynamic public education project in partnership with the David Suzuki Foundation and the Roundhouse Community Centre.


    This truly collaborative project includes 17 art students, 3 musicians, and 3 city planners all sharing 1 goal: to promote the value of connected green spaces across Metro Vancouver.

  • 2014-11-21 16:01


    For a limited time, as a thank you for your support, we are pleased to offer $25 to spend at the Legendary Emily Carr Student Art Sale running Friday, November 28 to Sunday, November 30, 2015 for every $50 you donate!

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