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  • 2010-10-15 13:42

    Flakey: The Early Works of Glenn Lewis marks the first in-depth investigation of the early works of this artist, whose socially engaged spirit helped incite the cross disciplinary and interactive practices informing west coast art in the late 1960s and 1970s.

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  • 2010-10-15 11:51

    Jasmine Reimer (09) exhibits an installation of new sculpture that examines the relationship between the public and private sectors of life. Her work explores contrasts between form and function while investigating notions of obsessive excess in both physical and intellectual patterns and the devices we employ to make life easier.

    304 Days Artist Run Project Space
    October 16 - November 6, 2010
    Opening Reception | Saturday, October  16,  7-11pm

  • 2010-10-14 11:51

    Judson Beaumont, born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in 1960, came to Vancouver, BC to study art at Capilano College, completing his studies at the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design.  He graduated from their 3-D department in 1985 and that same year founded Straight Line Designs Inc., creating one-of-a-kind furniture pieces and commissions. Judson has always striven to push the limits and to try different things. He questions everything and takes it to the next level through functionality or by bending the rules.

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  • 2010-10-14 11:51

    Born in Hendon North London, Nick immigrated to Canada at the age of eight and studied fine art and film production at the Emily Carr College of Art and Design. Graduating with honours in 1994, he began his career directing music videos for PolyGram in Hong Kong.

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  • 2010-10-13 15:20

    A pivotal moment in 20th century Anglo-Franco Canadian history is the October Crisis of 1970. The kidnappings of James Cross and Pierre Laporte by the Front de Libération du Québec were swiftly met by Pierre Trudeau’s invoking of the War Measures Act – nation wide, civil liberties were suspended while Canadian Forces patrolled the streets of Montréal. The events of 1970 helped fuel the already-swelling Quebec sovereignty movement for years to come.

    Forty years later, how do we look back? How do we read these events? What has changed? What has stayed the same?

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  • 2010-10-13 11:16

    Of Chinese descent, Simon Chang was raised in Vancouver before moving to Montreal.  He attended the prestigious Emily Carr Institute of Art + Design on a full scholarship awarded by The Hudson’s Bay Company. Renowned as one of Canada’s most commercially successful designers, Simon continues to explore new creative horizons. An early career in graphic arts and photography is reflected in his eternal love of details, use of colour and striking graphics. His imagination is also sparked by Broadway musicals, art exhibits and street fashion, then re-interpreted through his work.  Simon Chang is a man on the move, as he oversees his Canadian fashion empire from the heart of Montreal’s historic garment district.

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  • 2010-10-13 11:12

    Jeff Chiba Stearns is an independent filmmaker born in Kelowna, BC, of Japanese and European heritage.  After graduating from Emily Carr University with a Degree in Film Animation in 2001, he founded Meditating Bunny Studio Inc. specializing in creating animation, documentaries, and experimental films aimed at children and adults that combine different philosophical and social elements together to create humorous inspiring stories.

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  • 2010-10-13 11:05

    Originally from New Delhi, India, Kapur’s 2008 graduation film, Amma, won the Best Emerging Canadian Filmmaker Award at Canadian Worldwide Film Festival (Toronto), Honourable Mention at Montreal World Film Festival, a Legacy Award from Women in Film and Television (Vancouver), Most Innovative Film at Reel to Reel Film Festival (Vancouver) and Best Animation at San Francisco Frozen Film Festival. Kapur describes Amma as a “poetic narration of a young girl’s life and her deeply rooted relationship with her grandmother.” She says the film was inspired by her aging grandmother and the hope for her to carry on living. Upon realizing her death was inevitable, the film became a coping mechanism for Kapur, in dealing with her own potential grief.

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  • 2010-10-13 11:04

    Since graduating from Emily Carr in 1994, and moving to Los Angeles, CA, Lindsey has worked on a variety of animated primetime and children’s programs. For eight seasons, she was a timer for the television show, The Simpsons and also worked on the feature film, The Simpsons Movie as an assistant director. Her work as a director on the children’s television series Camp Lazlo for the Cartoon Network, garnered three Pulcinella awards and two Emmy nominations.

    In 2008, a second nomination for Lazlo, netted her first Emmy win. Lindsey currently works as the Retakes Director on the television show Family Guy and received an Emily Carr “Emily” Alumni Award in 2008.

  • 2010-10-13 11:03

    Kathleen Ritter is an artist and a writer based in Vancouver and a graduate of Emily Carr University Art + Design. As an artist, she has exhibited audio, video and print projects across Canada. Her writing has been published in exhibition catalogues, anthologies and journals. Kathleen is the Associate Curator at the Vancouver Art Gallery.  She has curated several exhibitions, including /How Soon Is Now/ (2009), a selection of recent art from British Columbia at the VAG, and /Expect Delays/ (2003), a series of artist's interventions in the streets of Vancouver.

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