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  • 2014-06-18 12:16

    Sarah Clement ('10) lent her talents to the latest project by novelist Katherine Govier, a book of nursery rhymes with their stories and histories entitled Half for You and Half for Me.

    Clement rose to the challenge of making the old new again by bringing her nature-inspired, jewel-toned work to subjects like Little Miss Muffet; Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater; and,  Twinkle Twinkle, Little Star with striking results.

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  • 2014-06-18 09:35

    Assistant Professor Lucie Chan and Marigold Santos are exhibiting large scale narrative-based images that are drawn together by the theme of Attachments.

    Attachments opens at 7pm on June 26, 2014, at the Richmond Art Gallery and runs from June 27 - August 17, 2014.

    The exhibit is curated by Nan Capogna.

  • 2014-06-16 10:18

    Alum Tiziana La Melia ('08), Gavin Lynch ('09), and Laura Piasta ('06)  have been selected as finalists for the prestigious RBC Canadian Painting Competition.

    Established in 1999, the RBC Canadian Painting Competition, with the support of the Canadian Art Foundation, is a unique initiative to help nurture and support promising new artists in the early stages of their careers; a time when they need both recognition and financial support.

    The competition will award a total of $55,000 in prize money with the winner receiving $25,000, and the two honourable mentions receiving $15,000 each. Works by both the winners and runners-up will be added to RBC’s permanent collection.

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  • 2014-06-10 09:56

    Each year, our campus is transformed as the works of more than 300 Design, Media and Visual Arts graduates are unveiled to the public – and students with the highest creative and academic achievement are rewarded through The Show 2014 Awards. Many of these works will also be exhibited at a special Emily Carr Award Winners exhibition at Winsor Gallery later this summer.

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  • 2014-06-06 12:00

    Participate in a drawing intervention directly on the gallery walls and building architecture of Satellite Gallery with Francisco-Fernando Granados ('10).

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  • 2014-06-04 16:16

    Shaira (SD) Holman ('92) is the recipient of a 2014 YWCA Women of Distinction Award for her work as Co-founder/Artistic Director of Vancouver's Queer Arts Festival

    The festival, now one of the fastest growing cultural festivals in Canada, was started by Holman seven years ago. She initally started Pride in Art (the name of the initial exhibition) because she felt there was nowhere else at the time for her to pursue art on identity.

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  • 2014-06-04 15:07

    Emily Carr University is proud to congratulate retired faculty member and alumna Liz Magor today on being awarded the prestigious 2014 Gershon Iskowitz Prize. The Gershon Iskowitz Foundation, in partnership with the  Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), recognizes Magor for her outstanding contribution to the visual arts in Canada with this prestigious award, which includes a $50,000 cash prize and a solo exhibition at the AGO next year.

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  • 2014-06-04 12:51

    Emily Car University is proud to announce that Nadia Myre has been named to the Sobey Shortlist. A multi-disciplinary artist of Algonquin heritage, Nadia graduated from the University in 1997; she received her  MFA from Concordia in 2002.

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  • 2014-06-02 11:07

    Hovering – as our culture now seems to be – on the brink of abandoning so many paradigms of knowledge and, along with them, assumptions about what it means to succeed, the notion of failure itself is proving to be an increasingly evocative site of investigation for artists.

    Break the Legs Of What I Want To Happen is a collaborative curatorial project developed and realized at Access Gallery by the students of Emily Carr University’s AHIS 401 Topics in Curatorial Projects seminar under the instruction of Access Director/Curator Kimberly Phillips.

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  • 2014-06-02 10:58

    Shinsuke Minegishi ('98) exhibits his printwork Resurrection at Striped House Gallery in Tokyo, Japan, from June 18 to 29, 2014. An opening reception will take place on June 20 at 5pm. Shinsuke's mother, Ryoko Minegishi, will hold a poem reading performance in the gallery on June 21 and 28, 2014, at 6:30pm.

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