Continuing Studies

Holiday Hours

This year Continuing Studies will be observing the following closure hours:
December 22 - January 1

Explore, Create + Enjoy!

Emily Carr's Continuing Studies offers you a broad range of flexible courses, programs and workshops. From teen programs to professional certificates, and drop-in studio space to corporate creativity programs, we're committed to providing lifelong learning opportunities that support communities of all kinds to explore, develop and apply creativity. Classes are small, hands-on and taught by professional instructors with active practices in their respective fields of art, design and media.

We continue to expand through community, educational and corporate partnerships. Would you like to develop and deliver innovative education programs with us? Let's connect.

P: 604-844-3810   |  F: 604-630-4535  |  csinfo@ecuad.ca
In person: 1399 Johnston Street, Granville Island, Vancouver
Hours: M - Th 8:30 am to 4:00 pmF 8:30 am to 12:30 pm

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Choose from the 125 classes, programs + certificates in our Fall 2014 Catalogue

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Select and secure your space by enrolling through our web-portal,InsideEC

Fall Highlights

This Fall we're especially proud to present the following free demonstrations, 3-hour workshops, and marquis programs!

 

Imagining Our Future
IMAGINING OUR FUTURE

Join us and explore the context of our move to a new campus at Great Northern Way. This series of events and activities that explore the geographical, historical, pedagogical and cultural context of our relocation to the False Creek Flats (Senákw) in 2016. Imagining Our Future brings together practitioners from a range of practices and fields of inquiry, evoking both radical and practical propositions for how we inhabit our new campus, and how we imagine the art, media and design university of the 21st century.

 

News

  • 2014-11-13 20:00

    Continuing Studies instructor and studio technician, Shinsuke Minegishi, is holding a solo exhibition, Resurrection, from November 21, 2014 to January 16, 2015 at Art Beatus (Vancouver). An opening reception will take place on Friday, November 21 from 3 - 6pm.

  • 2014-10-15 17:27

    Continuing Studies instructor and studio technician, Shinsuke Minegishi's ('98) print work will be presented at Art Toronto, the Open Studio Print Sales Gallery. Curated by Astrid Ho, Print Sales Manager and Archivist, this exhibition features original prints by Canadian artists, reflecting the national scope of this contemporary printmaking centre.

  • 2014-07-21 09:38

    Sessional faculty member Vjeko Sager is the featured artist for this year's Your Kontinent: Film and Media Arts Festival.

    In exploration of the connections between human, art and technology, Sager will build a diviNation Tower in Minoru Plaza as the centrepiece of the festival.

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  • 2014-07-07 12:10

    It is with great sorrow that we announce the death of James Lindfield on June 21st, from pneumonia. James will be remembered as a devoted father, passionate teacher, committed artist, and as a perceptive and loving husband, brother, uncle and friend.

    We are stunned to have lost such a valuable member of our community, and our thoughts and best wishes are with his wife Sheila and son Jacob during this tragic time.

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  • 2014-04-08 06:53

    This summer, Continuing Studies is busting out of the city and exploring programming in Penticton, Prince George and the Resort Community of Whistler. And as with each new semester, we are continuing to offer new courses, workshops and special events including:

    Drawing From Almost Life is a new course held at the Beatty Biodiversity Museum of UBC that takes advantage of the natural history collection found there.

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  • 2014-01-23 08:53

    Locate, curated by Avalon Mott This exhibition features emerging photographers Andrew Jenkins, Avalon Mott, Bahar Habibi, David Peters, Jeff Downer, Shannon McCubbin, and Tess Sereda. Gallery 295 presents it’s first annual emerging curators exhibition. Avalon Mott has been selected to curate an exhibition of emerging artists. Mott is a recent graduate from Emily Carr University of Art and Design. Recent curated exhibitions include: City of Richmond Public Art Commission, You Came Here By Chance – 221A, Capture Photography Festival – Olympic Village Canada Line Skytrain. Conceived around the binary notions of transience and permanence, Locate aims to explore ideas of place. Through physical or social spaces, one aims to find a setting that they can inhabit and define.

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  • 2014-01-22 14:56

    The No. 3 Road Art Columns are a unique outdoor public art space for showcasing artwork in a two-dimensional format. This is an excellent opportunity for emerging artists to work alongside curators, ecologists and city officials, creating new work for public viewing. Each of the three Art Columns consist of four “backlit” panels surrounding a support column of the Canada Line. The columns pertaining to this call for submissions exist at both the Aberdeen and Lansdowne stations. Three artists will be commissioned to produce artwork for one column each, with two-dimensional work, consisting of four panels per column. Each of the selected artists will have their artwork on view for a minimum period of six months.

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  • 2013-12-13 11:04

    Emily Carr University of Art + Design is pleased to announce that graduates of the joint Emily Carr Continuing Studies/BCIT Design Essentials Program have the opportunity to receive a block transfer of 33 credits to complete a Bachelor of Design degree in Communication Design at Emily Carr.

    Design Essentials graduates will need to formally apply to Emily Carr University with an application by January 15, 2014, and portfolio by February 1, 2014.

    Design Essentials graduates accepted into Emily Carr University will receive: 33 credits = 18 credits for Foundation Year + 15 credits for second year design>

    Find out more at Design Essentials.

  • 2013-10-22 17:20


    Peggy Anderson Memorial Fund

    A new fund has been established in honour of Peggy Anderson who passed away October 20th, 2013. The Peggy Anderson "Continue Painting" Opportunity was created by her family to celebrate Peggy's love of art and sadly unfulfilled desire to spend more time painting. This fund will provide an annual "opportunity" to a Continuing Studies painting student to receive funding for tuition and supplies for an upcoming painting course.

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  • 2013-07-29 13:18

    Join us and see all the different ways you can be part of what’s happening at Emily Carr this fall!

    The Fall 2013 Course Calendar is now online!

    EMILY CON! Saturday, September 28, 2013
    Now in its’ third year! This one-day celebration of the local comic culture presents artists, writers and comic book creators showcasing their comics, zines and artwork. Live panel discussions, artist demos and a participatory Comix Jam invite all comic enthusiasts to take part! Admission is free.

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