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  • 2010-03-22 10:18

    The Emily Carr University of Art + Design Alumni Association Exhibition Committee is currently seeking submissions from Alumni Association members for our newly renovated gallery at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. The Mezzanine Gallery is located on the mezzanine level and 3rd floor of the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. The new gallery offers two exhibition spaces; 85 linear feet of exhibition wall space for 2-D work on the mezzanine and 4 exhibition plinths for 3-D work on the 3rd floor.

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  • 2010-03-22 09:55

    The Queen Elizabeth Theatre Mezzanine Gallery and the Emily Carr University of Art + Design Alumni Association is pleased to present Meeting Suitcases by Lindsey Bond (08). This body of work explores vintage suitcases and the narratives that surround them through medium format, colour photographs and text.

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  • 2010-03-19 15:20

    Vanessa Kwan (04) and Erica Stocking (04) were selected to create a concept for a new permanent public artwork at the Vancouver Olympic/Paralympic Centre at Hillcrest Park. The work, which is the final commission to be awarded as part of the City's Olympic and Paralympic Public Art Program, will be developed during the facility's transition from a 2010 Olympic/Paralympic curling venue to its ultimate use as a civic recreation and community centre.

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  • 2010-03-19 14:32

    Noise not Noise is series of panels and performances as well as an online exhibition exploring the changing role of noise in culture, presented by Western Front New Music, Performance Art and Exhibitions.

    Critic and writer Clint Burnham will moderate a panel discussion featuring Dr. Laura Marks, visual artist Isabelle Pauwels (01), and forensic psychologist Dr. Michael Woodworth.

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  • 2010-03-19 13:01

    The Emily Carr community lost its first and oldest ambassador when Ada (Currie) Robertson passed away peacefully on February 24th at the age of 102.  Mrs. Robertson graduated from the Vancouver School of Decorative and Applied Arts (now Emily Carr) in 1929, and was the last of the original surviving students.  As one of the first students, she played an important part in the school’s history and helped pave the way for current female students attending Emily Carr.

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  • 2010-03-18 09:20

    Alumni Vora and Nosh (09) are featured in this group exhibition highlighting the Circle Craft Gallery's scholarship recipients.

    March 5 - 31, 2010

    Read the Vancouver Sun article.

  • 2010-03-17 10:22

    The Water Beneath Our Feet: Mapping the Spirit of False Creek Watershed is a series of talks and workshops organized by the False Creek Watershed Society with the support of the Roundhouse Community Centre and the Downstream Research Project at Emily Carr University of Art and Design. Associate Professor, Rita Wong, is on the team organizing the talks, workshops and mapmaking sessions.

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  • 2010-03-15 12:50

    Jen Gellis (09 MAA) designed a Sensory Wall Component for the Whistler Inclusive Playground, which officially opened Thursday, March 11th, prior to the opening ceremonies for the Paralympic Games.

    Read more about Jen and the Sensory Wall in the Pique Newsmagazine article.

  • 2010-03-11 11:19

    The winners of the 2010 Governor General's Awards in Visual and Media Arts were annouced by the Canada Council for Arts.

    Robert Davidson, renowned for his totems, masks, paintings, print and jewellery, studied at the Vancouver School of Art in late 60's, where he credits the school for developing his drawing and design skills.

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  • 2010-03-09 13:41

    Renamed in recognition of Associate Professor Sam Carter’s exceptional contribution to design and education, and the financial generosity of longtime Emily Carr friend and supporter, Dr. Yosef Wosk in 2009, the awards celebrate British Columbians who through their creativity contribute to the cultural and economic fabric of the Province.

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