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  • Adrian Livesley | Langara Park II
    2009-10-26 12:13

    Adrian Livesley (96) presents his first solo gallery show at the Petley Jones Gallery, Vancouver.

    Since graduating, Livesley has travelled to diverse settings around the world including Finland, Ireland, Cyprus, Mexico and rural British Columbia, to paint directly from the surrounding visual environment.

    "My approach to working from landscape has been the same, regardless of where I find myself. I am interested in finding vividly expressive forms and working them into a cohesive image," he says.

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  • Art for Life Preview Show | October 23 - 24
    2009-10-23 00:42

    Emily Carr University of Art + Design faculty Renee Van Halm and Ken Wallace, and alumnus Stephen Middleton feature in the annual Art for Life Preview Show.

    The Preview Show is an integral part of Art for Life, launching the season's collection to the public and providing patrons with an opportunity to extend their appreciation to all the contributing artists in person.

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  • 2009-10-21 11:44

    Nick Lepard (08) presents his second solo show, Chronophobic, at the Diane Farris Gallery.

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  • Adam Lupton's winning t-shirt design | Image courtesy of Vancouver Sun
    2009-10-21 10:30

    Emily Carr University of Art + Design fourth year student Adam Lupton has created a winning t-shirt design for LA based clothing brand, Modern Amusement, to be sold at Holt Renfrew.

    The creation, described by the Vancouver Sun as "an artfully scrawled poem wrapped around a profile sketch of a crow" helped him beat more than 475 entries from across Canada in a contest held by Modern Amusement and Holt Renfrew.

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  • 2009-10-21 09:28

    Emily Carr University of Art + Design alumnus Gareth Moore (04) has enjoyed great success at London's Frieze Art Fair.

    Moore's installation, Neither Here Nor There was purchased by the Tate Modern, where it will be displayed along with other recently-acquired works. Moore was represented at the Fair by Berlin gallery, Lüttgenmeijer.

    Congratulations Gareth!

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  • 2009-10-20 15:31

    Emily Carr University of Art + Design alumna Kelly Deck (00) will present at Creative Mix, Vancouver's Ideation Conference on Thursday October 22, 2009.

    Other speakers include Terry McBride, Noel Fox, Steve Rechtschaffner, Sarah Bancroft, Don Chisholm, David duChemin, Jay Dodge, Steve Merkely, David Aiken, Steven Cox and David Robertson.

    Emily Carr is an educational partner of the event, which will be held at the Roundhouse Community Arts Centre.

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  • Applied Arts 2009 Student Awards
    2009-10-20 11:58

    Emily Carr University of Art + Design students Maggie Chok, Jane Koo, Chloe Lan, Ginger Ngo, Heather Pringle and Connie Sze have each been awarded an Applied Arts 2009 Student Award and feature in the current Student Awards issue.

    Chok was recognized for two of her projects.

    Also appearing in the October edition is Emily Carr alumnus Stefan Belavy (99), in a three-page feature story focusing on designers with hybrid talents.

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  • Synergy | Seymour Art Gallery
    2009-10-20 09:31

    Seymour Art Gallery presents Synergy next month.

    Synergy is a collection of recent work by former Emily Carr University of Art + Design faculty member (Visual Arts), Sally Michener.

    November 3 -29, 2009

    Contact the Seymour Art Gallery for more information.

    Opening reception:

    7pm |Tuesday, November 10, 2009

  • 2009-10-19 09:51

    Cast your vote for the People's Design Award.

    Design for Development Society founder, Niki Dun (03), along with the Bambulance Project Team, Chris Ryan (08), Phillippa Mennell (08) and Phillippe Schlesser, have been nominated for the 2009 People's Design Award.

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  • Abraham Rogatnick cutting his birthday cake, November 27, 2007
    2009-10-16 16:37

    Abraham Jedidiah Rogatnick, B.A., M. Arch., (Harvard), M.A.I.B.C., F.R.A.I.C.

    November 27, 1923 – August 28, 2009

    Abraham Rogatnick’s involvement with the Emily Carr University of Art and Design (formerly, the Vancouver School of Art) spanned over five decades.

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