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  • 2015-06-23 17:02

    When a jury selected third-year painting student Klaudia Niwa to receive the 2015 IDEA Art Award for her piece Adaptivity, she became the sixth artist to receive the honour (see gallery below). Klaudia also joined a prestigious list of artists, including Gordon Smith, Jack Shadbolt, Scott McFarland and Gathie Falk, with works in the VGH and UBC Hospital art collection of 1,500+ pieces.

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  • 2015-06-22 12:12

    Kelowna-based artist Jolene Mackie ('09) will be participating in her first solo exhibition in Vancouver at Omega Gallery from June 26 to July 31, 2015.

    The exhibit, Beyond the Scenery asks...

    Have you ever dreamed about lying on soft clouds slowly swaying cross dim moonlight? Emptying your turbid mind, you are drifting aimlessly like snatches of melody rippling in the breeze. Sailing in our galaxy, we all wish to be taking an adventure alone from shimmering morning to starring night. The crystal-clear lake brings you back to the very beginning of life, linking your mind, body and spirit with peaceful nature.

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  • 2015-06-22 10:48

    The Canadian Society for Asian Arts has partnered with Nikkei National Museum in Burnaby, British Columbia for the presentation of Mingei: Japan’s Enduring Folk Arts. Mingei, or people’s art, will be presented in an exhibit from the collection by Amaury Saint-Gilles, published in his book Mingei: Japan’s Enduring Folk Art

    The exhibit is curated by Professor Emeritus, Sam Carter, along with Margo Palmer and Sherri Kajiwara.

    Amaury Saint Gilles collected Mingei (min=people, gei=art) from across Japan during the 1980s. Amaury’s passion and understanding of Mingei was inspired by the writings of legendary revered scholar Soetsu Yanagi. 

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  • 2015-06-19 12:02

    We're incredibly fortunate to have the opportunity to work with a diverse group of  generous private and corporate sponsors. In this edition of emix, we feature Savoury City Catering & Events, our Silver Sponsor for The Show, Emily Carr's annual graduation exhibition.

     

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  • 2015-06-18 16:46

    As part of a retrospective of films edited by the renowned editor, Haida Paul, Associate Professor Peg Campbell's dramatized documentary Street Kids, on juvenile prostitution in Vancouver in the early 1980's, will be screened on Saturday, June 27. Shot entirely in still photographs, innovative animation techniques and a layered soundtrack draw attention to the lives of young people working the streets.  

    Haida Paul: Four Films | 4pm

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  • 2015-06-18 12:41

    Equinox Gallery presents Day School, a new exhibition of work by Sonny Assu ('02). Sonny Assu is currently a Masters Candidate in Fine Arts at Concordia University in Montreal. This exhibition marks his return to Vancouver and is his fourth solo exhibition with Equinox Gallery.

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  • 2015-06-16 14:17

    Emily Carr University of Art + Design is pleased to announce the launch of our first Kadenze program. 

    Launching June 20, Kadenze brings to life an online learning platform purpose-built for the arts and creative technologies. Kadenze pairs world-class instructors with a digital platform specifically created to support an online arts-based curriculum.

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  • 2015-06-04 16:35

    The Public Art Pollinator Project is a collaborative revitalization initiative to raise awareness of the plight of wild pollinators, empower communities to actively engage in solutions for habitat loss, and transform under-utilized urban sites into aesthetically pleasing and environmentally sustainable spaces that serve as pollinator pastures as well as public spaces. The project is sited in the cities of Richmond and Kelowna and managed through Emily Carr University and the City of Richmond; and UBC Okanagan and the City of Kelowna.

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  • 2015-06-04 14:22

    Gabrielle Strong ('15) is the 2015 CERAM-AiR Artist-in-Residence at the Ceatani Centre in Vernon, BC. The Caetani Centre and the Arts Council of North Okanagan partner to present this residency. The residency invites ceramic and interdisciplinary artists to explore, develop and express thier creative voices by providing time and space for artists to pursue their work. Artists are encouraged to expand their understanding of ceramics and other mediums throughout the residency.

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  • 2015-06-04 14:01

    Created in 2002 by the Sobey Art Foundation, the Sobey Art Award is Canada’s preeminent award for contemporary Canadian art. The annual $50,000 prize is given to an artist under 40 who has exhibited in a public or commercial art gallery within 18 months of being nominated.

    The 2015 Shortlist, announced June 3, 2015, includes alumnus Raymond Boisjoly ('06), representing the West Coast and the Yukon. Raymond is an Indigenous artist of Haida and Quebecois descent from Chilliwack, BC. He has previously taught at Emily Carr as sessional faculty and we're pleased to announce he will join us August 1 as Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Visual Art and Material Practice, Audain School of Visual Arts.

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