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  • 2011-01-25 16:00

    January 26, 2011

    Emily Carr University of Art + Design is pleased to announce that RBC has committed $20,000 ($10,000 each year for the next two years) to provide urgently needed support for Aboriginal students at Emily Carr. 

    A portion of the donation has been earmarked to establish the RBC Emerging Aboriginal Artist Award; the balance is allocated to the RBC Aboriginal Awards to help reduce the financial barriers that can prevent students from achieving their educational goals.

    View the Media Release.

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  • 2011-01-24 14:12

    Science helps to define our universe, yet so much remains unknown. The unexplainable becomes poetic through our efforts to understand. Current fourth year student Stephanie Frame's practice is driven by a desire to render the 'supernatural' visible, and search for a reaction beyond our everyday expectations. Much of Stephanie’s work is formed through a physical process, primarily printmaking, but also includes other forms such as sculpture and bookmaking. She finds "the manual process of printmaking allowing for an intimacy and visceral connection with this intangible subject matter.” As her artistic practice evolves, her investigation into the ephemeral unknown grows.

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  • 2011-01-20 11:57

    Corrinne Wolcoski (03) is featured in a two-person exhibition, Fire and Water (with Paul C. Nickless) that focuses on the vibrancy and calm of our landscape. Wolcoski and Nickless present this perfect dichotomy with their wildly varying approaches and techniques to represent the earth’s landscape.

    Art Works Gallery
    January 10 - February 18, 2011

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  • 2011-01-17 15:36

    Etienne Zack (00) is involved in three exhibitions in early 2011, including an exhibit of his first large bronze sculpture. He will also be participating in a four month residency and group exhibition at the The Model in Sligo, Ireland, in summer 2011.

    Etienne’s work is collected in the United States, Europe and extensively throughout Canada. His work is in the collections of public institutions including the National Gallery of Canada, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Musée National des beaux-arts du Québec and Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal as well as in numerous private and corporate collections. He is represented by Equinox Gallery in Vancouver and Art45 in Montréal.

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  • 2011-01-14 11:23

    Sonny Assu (02) and Mo Salemy (95) are speakers for Sound of Conversation, an eclectic evening of conversation with cultural workers from a variety of backgrounds sharing intriguing stories from their careers, and exploring encounters they have experienced within institutions and their systems, processes and frameworks.

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  • 2011-01-11 09:22

    Lucky’s Gallery is pleased to present a solo exhibition, Forecast Situation, by Vancouver artist Patrick Cruz ('10).

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  • 2011-01-07 11:22

    The Master of Applied Arts (MAA) professional degree prepares students to engage in the expanding fields of design, media and visual arts within the cultural and creative economies. These programs are designed to facilitate interaction between students and faculty in a supportive atmosphere of collaboration that encourages investigation of critical thinking in both traditional approaches and innovative, hybrid forms of production. While there are three streams of study, interdisciplinary practice is something that is both supported and encouraged within all areas of the program.

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  • 2011-01-06 10:16

    Emily Carr's Master of Applied Arts (MAA) program offers concentrated study in Design, Media and Visual Arts. Students can choose to study full-time or through our Low Residency Program, which consists of online courses and Summer Intensive residencies.

    Applications are being accepted until January 15, 2011. Find more about the MAA program and how to apply.

  • 2011-01-05 09:34

    Emily Carr University of Art + Design and the Emily Carr Students' Union are pleased to announce that the U Pass BC Program will be introduced to Emily Carr students beginning in January 2011.

    The U Pass BC program is an integrated comprehensive transportation package that provides students in Metro Vancouver with universal, accessible and affordable access to public transit and other sustainable transportation programs. It is a mandatory program for all members of the Emily Carr Student Union and costs $30 per month ($120 per semester). The program was approved via student referendum in October 2010.

    The January 2011 U Pass BC will be distributed as follows:

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  • 2011-01-05 09:32

    Centre A is pleased to present i can see your underwear; a new site-specific installation by Vancouver based artists Natalie Purschwitz (01) and Kelly Lycan. Focusing on a ubiquitous but ideologically charged material—plastic—the artists will examine the relationship between material culture and mythology. During a three-month production residency, the artists have accumulated and arranged a vast array of plastic materials that are being re-activated as installations.

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