Alumni Success Stories

Eros and Thanatos: New Work by Nomi Chi and Pandora Young

Posted: Tue, 2015-01-06 15:20

Eros and Thanatos, the life drive and the death drive. The impulses to eat, kiss, play, love, and live, or to sleep, surrender, die, and rest. They embody our curious attraction to both creation and destruction. In this show, artists Nomi Chi and Pandora Young turn inwards and meditate upon our own antipodal desires, and the morbidity and splendour of our humanity. 

Eros and Thanatos: New Work by Nomi Chi and Pandora Young
HOT ART Wet City
January 8 - 24, 2015
Opening Reception, Friday, January 9, 7 - 11pm

Krista Jahnke | 'Drive In' at the Main Street SkyTrain Station

Posted: Tue, 2015-01-06 15:15

'Drive In' is a series that was photographed during a 15,000km North American road trip in 2010. The series explores the dialogue between architecture and its environment from a social perspective; of literal and metaphorical structures and the spaces it can unavoidably create around itself. 'Drive In' will be installed at the Main Street SkyTrain Station until spring/summer 2015.

Krista Jahnke ('09) is an award winning photographer and multi-disciplinary designer. She weaves her interests in photography and architecture to explore the architectural landscape -- how we populate, circulate through and understand it. Along with her BFA, Photography, from Emily Carr, Jahnke holds a Bachelor of Architectural Studies from Carleton University.

Kim Kennedy Austin: Industry, Charity, Faith, Hope

The Bridge That Spans the Dominion (watercolour 13.8 x 10.6 inches), 2014
Posted: Tue, 2015-01-06 11:47

This exhibition presents a selection of work by Kim Kennedy Austin ('01) produced over the past two decades. The aim has been to highlight the broad aesthetic, intellectual and cultural territory that Austin weaves together into a unique and labour intensive practice. Austin looks at structural systems and emotive aesthetics in the ubiquitous sea of printed matter that is trying to sell us products, religion and lifestyle.

Katherine Soucie | Belle Amoire Magazine

Posted: Tue, 2015-01-06 10:12

Alumna Katherine Soucie's (MAA '13) gorgeous upcycled textile line, Sans Soucie, is featured on the cover of Belle Armoire Magazine, Winter 2015.

The issue includes two articles she penned, From the Studio and Eco Fashion: More than just a trend.  This issue is available at select Chapters locations, specialty magazine stores and online.

Watch for the opening of Katherine's Vancouver studio later this year. Join the mailing list, to receive updates and info on new work, sales and events. 

Students + Alumni Featured | In an unusual place

Posted: Sun, 2015-01-04 17:59

Dynamo Arts Association presents In an unusual place, a gathering of works of photography, print, installation, and collage by artists whose pieces engage with the relationship between identity, physical space, and the social tensions unleashed by the intersection of these two forces. 

Featuring work by current students Ray Chen, Luke Maddarod and Alina Senchenko and alumnus Hei Lam Ng ('14).

In an unusual place
Dynamo Arts Association

Opening Reception | January 24, 2015,  7 - 10pm

View the Facebook event page.

Caroline Mousseau | 100 Painters of Tomorrow

100 Painters of Tomorrow (2014, Thames and Hudson)
Posted: Tue, 2014-12-09 10:08

Caroline Mousseau ('12) has been selected as one of only two painters working in Canada to be featured in Thames and Hudson’s new publication, 100 Painters of Tomorrow.

The 288-page catalogue introduces the work of 100 emerging international painters chosen by an extensive jury from over 4,300 global submissions. The jury featured some of the most prominent names in contemporary art, including Cecily Brown, Tony Godfrey, Yuko Hasegawa, Suzanne Hudson, Jacky Klein, Gregor Muir, Valeria Napoleone, Barry Schwabsky, Philip Tinari and publication initiator Kurt Beers.

Trapp Editions: Love and Ornament | An exhibition of books, records and prints by Patrik Andersson's Trapp Projects

Tony Romano | Detail from Love and Ornament, edition of 7
Posted: Thu, 2014-12-04 17:57

Publication Studio Vancouver is pleased to present Trapp Editions: Love & Ornament, an exhibition by Trapp Projects featuring artwork and publications by Claire Greenshaw, Tony Romano ('01), Isabelle Pauwels (01), Kathy Slade (Head of Gallery Communications and Publications, Emily Carr) , T&T (Tony Romano & Tyler Brett '01), Jacques Villeglé and others.

Alumni Duo Basic Design Win People's Choice Award at L A M P 2014 | On display at Science World

We Will Learn | Jesi Carson & Theunis Snyman
Posted: Mon, 2014-12-01 12:56

Alumni duo Jesi Carson and Theunis Snyman - founders of Basic Design recently designed an installation, We Will Learn, as part of L A M P 2014, an international lighting design competition featuring a curated exhibition of 10 jury-selected finalists.

Alumni Duo Knauf and Brown Featured At NADA Miami Beach 2014

Posted: Mon, 2014-12-01 12:56

Knauf and Brown ('13) will be showing some new work at The Apartment gallery’s booth during this year’s NADA art fair, which is held in parallel with Art Basel Miami Beach.

Standard Lamp | Knauf and Brown (click to enlarge)


Students and Alumni Featured in POLYPHONICS

Posted: Fri, 2014-11-28 00:41

POLYPHONICS refers to the harmony of two or more textures in a melodious composition. This exhibit is to explore harmony between colours or chords. Unless working with light, artists work in a subtractive colour model to achieve these distinct ideas. Explorations are of colour harmonies such as cool, warm, complementary, analogous, monochromatic, or triadic, to create a whole concept. Works presented are largely involving multimedia imagery whether mimicking, projecting, or displaying.

This exhibition will show projects of emerging local artists in a variety of formats including media, installation, and painting.

Saturday, December 13 | 7pm
The James Black Gallery | 144 East 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC

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