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  • 2014-09-22 13:12

    *UPDATE* Tor Aunet has won Best Film (Animation) for his short, TEAMwork!

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  • 2014-09-22 13:11

    '13 grads Calen Knauf + Conrad Brown, otherwise known as Knauf + Brown, have received the Student Notable award from  Core77's Design Awards for their super-sleek Profile chair.

    Congratulations!

  • 2014-09-22 13:10

    BMO Financial Group has announced one national and 12 regional winners of the BMO 1st Art! Invitational Student Competition. This is Canada's only national graduating artist competition and represents the best of the country's newest generation of artists.

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  • 2014-09-22 13:09

    Suzy Taekyung Kim (’03) has been awarded a commission by Percent for Art (Percent), the New York City Permanent Public Art Installation program funded by the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs. Suzy’s work will grace an entrance wall in a building, with an expected installation date of 2016.

    Suzy shares, “It is an honor for me to be a part of NYC public art collection among highly established NYC artists. It will hopefully to encourage painting graduates to appreciate our fine art program at Emily Carr.”

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  • 2014-09-22 13:08

    Alumnus Tim Barber's ('03) photography has been selected as the cover for Elton John's upcoming album, The Diving Board, by none other than the man himself.

    Barber's work was introduced by a mutual photographer friend; John is an avid art collector, and is believed to have one of the largest private photography collections in the world.

    Says Barber, "Elton John phoned me himself, which was really a surreal moment. He introduced himself and asked me about the image and talked about the idea of using it for the cover."

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  • 2014-09-22 12:52

    UPDATE: 
    His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will preside over an Order of Canada investiture ceremony at Rideau Hall, on Friday, February 13, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. The Governor General, who is chancellor and Principal Companion of the Order, will bestow the honour on 2 Companions, 8 Officers and 36 Members.

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  • 2014-09-22 12:51

    Douglas Coupland: everywhere is anywhere is anything is everything is the first major museum exhibition of the artist’s work and will be presented at the Vancouver Art Gallery from May 31 – September 1, 2014. Deftly capturing the spirit of the age—or, as the artist refers to it, “the 21st century condition”—Douglas Coupland’s ideas are often encountered on the written page. But the themes he explores in his writing have appeared in his artwork as early as the 1980s when he was a student at the Emily Carr College of Art & Design, (Class of '84).

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  • 2014-09-22 12:51

    Douglas Coupland is made an Officer of the Order of Canada for his contributions to our examination of the contemporary human condition as a novelist, cultural commentator and artist

    Emily Carr Alumnus Douglas Coupland's fiction and recognized works in design and visual art include the international best seller Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture, which popularized terms such as McJob and Generation X.

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  • 2014-09-22 12:50

    Emily Carr University of Art + Design is pleased to announce that three students have been selected as winners in the student category of the 2013 Applied Arts Awards.

    Congratulations to current students  Elena Syrovatkina and Daniel Gleiberman for their joint project, A Colorful Guide to Colorblindness , and recent grad Sam Jiang ('13) for Paper Engine, his personal website..

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  • 2014-09-22 12:49

    The Emily Carr University of Art + Design Campus Redevelopment Project reached a critical milestone today with the announcement of the three proponents shortlisted following the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to design, build, finance and maintain the new state-of-the-art campus at Great Northern Way.
     

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