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  • 2014-03-28 09:47

    Settlement 2014 | oil on canvas, 36” x 168”

    Vancouver General Hospital, like all hospitals, is a place you might not consider visiting unless you are acutely ill and then it is the very place you want to be. Known for outstanding medicine, VGH also boasts a significant art collection that speaks to the strong link between art and healing. The collection of over 1000 pieces contains works by Gordon Smith (’46), Gathie Falk, Martha Sturdy (’78), Jack Shadbolt (former faculty member), Scott McFarland, Stephen Waddell, Christos Dikeakos, Jock Macdonald (founding faculty member) and many other established and emerging artists.

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  • 2014-03-20 12:48

    Presentation House Gallery is proud to launch Stan Douglas: Synthetic Pictures, an exhibition of new photographs by world-renowned Vancouver artist and Emily Carr alumnus Stan Douglas ('82).

    His complex artworks interpret the social impact of optical technologies. Frequently borrowing from popular culture and literary sources, Douglas examines the legacies of modernity and historical narratives of socio-cultural events through photographs, film and installation.

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  • 2014-03-20 11:17

    Rebecca Brewer ('07) exhibits The Written Face at Catriona Jeffries from March 29 - May 3, 2014. An opening reception takes place on Friday, March 28 from 7 - 9pm.

    For more information, please visit Catriona Jeffries.

  • 2014-03-20 10:11

    Fourth year FVIM student, Lawrence Le Lam, whose first feature documentary Not Business As Usual will be screening at the Vancouver International Film Festival Forum on April 8, 2014, at 6:30pm in the Vancity Theatre.

    This documentary, directed by Lawrence Le Lam, written by Rik Kingle-Watt and produced by Institute B, tracks the changing landscape of business with the rising tide of conscious capitalism through the stories of local entrepreneurs who have found innovative ways to bring humanity back into business.

    This screening will be followed by a panel discussion including: Joel Bakan (writer of The Corporation), W. Brett Wilson (Dragon's Den), Mark Brand (Save-On Meats), and Sandra Odendahl (RBC Director of Sustainability).

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  • 2014-03-20 10:03

    Heidi Nagtegaal ('05) and Erin Sidall ('11) are featured in a group exhibition, Teaching Material.

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  • 2014-03-19 13:25

    The Charles H. Scott Gallery and READ Books will be closed Saturday, March 22 and Sunday, March 23, 2014, in order to take stock of our inventory. 

    We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.
  • 2014-03-18 16:01

    Congratulations to third year student Christian Huizenga whose piece, Bench Way, was selected as the winner of the First Capital Realty Sculpture Contest. Christian will work with representatives from First Capital Realty, Emily Carr, engineers and fabricators over the summer to complete the project (see maquette) which will be located at Harbour Front Centre in North Vancouver.

    The jury wishes to thank all of the students for their proposals, in particular the short-listed students whose maquettes reflected both their creativity and earnestness. 

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  • 2014-03-18 13:22

    A much-beloved 1941 graduate of the Vancouver School of Art (now Emily Carr), Molly Lamb Boback went on to serve as Canada's first and only female war artist during the Second World War.

    Molly went on to pursue a peace-time career in painting and drawing. She and her husband moved to Fredericton to teach at the University of New Brunswick in 1960.

    She passed away March 1, 2014 at the age of 94 at the Veterans Health Unit in Fredericton, New Brunswick.

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  • 2014-03-14 14:14

    Una Abertura ... / An Opening ... is a solo exhibition of work by sessional faculty member Howard Ursuliak, which runs from March 22 to May 30, 2014, at galeria FUCARES in Madrid.

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  • 2014-03-13 18:07

    Fourth year students Mia Daniels and Ellen Russell are participating in The New Clothes, an experimental systems design based on activating collective creativity to negate passive consumerism.

    Coinciding with the global movement towards collaborative maker-spaces in which DIY initiatives are enhanced through community resources, The New Clothes maker-space engages the consumer in constructing new meaning, value, and potential from their worn clothing garments.

    Unit/Pitt Gallery
    March 13 - 15, noon -5pm
    Opening Reception | Thursday, March 13, 7pm
    Bring a few items of worn clothing to make them new.

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