News for Alumni
Congratulations to Adad Hannah (98) and Aaron Pollard (93), for their recent Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Award wins. The annual awards, worth $15,000 each, recognize outstanding mid-career artists in the seven disciplines funded by the Canada Council. Disciplines include: dance, integrated arts, media arts, music, theatre, visual arts and writing and publishing.
Revolving Doors, directed by Kirsten Korns (09), Trolls, directed by Brianne Nord-Stewart (09), Dear John Lee, directed by Amanda Thomson (09) and Nature on Its Course, directed by Su-An Ng (09) have been officially selected to screen at 36th Annual Northwest Film + Video Festival in Portland, Oregon.
The Northwest Film + Video Festival is the most prominent forum for independent work by artists living in the Northwest.
The Rotary Centre for the Arts, Kelowna invites you to celebrate the holiday season New Orleans style, Saturday, November 21, 2009! Evergreen jazz'd is an annual fundraiser event held to raise funds for Youth Arts Education Programs at the Rotary Centre for the Arts. To celebrate its 10th year, Evergreen has expanded to include 326 guests and a colourful New Orleans twist.
Atsui Gallery presents Evolution of Inspiration an exploration of artists inspired by science, featuring new and original works by Sonja Hébert (03), Suzanne Kay, Helen Eady, Verena Kaminiarz, Mark Mushet, Jesse Gray and Patrick Blaeser.
Opening night: Friday, November 6, 2009 at 8pm
Bau-Xi Gallery presents art work by Emily Carr University of Art & Design alumna Val Nelson (88)
Exhibition: November 7 - 19, 2009
Artist Reception: November 7, 2-4 pm. Artist Talk 3pm
Bau-Xi Gallery, 340 Dundas St, Toronto, ON
Emily Carr University of Art + Design alumnus Anselmo Swan (92) work is featured in the November issue of Air Canada's enRoute magazine. Swan's photo realistic images of food was selected for Air Canada's in-flight magazine article Food Trends 2009 - The scoop on restaurant trends across Canada, because it "...brings food to still life".
Hornby Island Arts Council presents 4 evenings of videos about art and artists plus high definition colour slide screenings.
A retrospective of visual arts in Vancouver 1981 - 2002 - see the weird, the beautiful, the famous, the obscure, the conceptual, the wonderful, the wild style, and the ...what the frell was that?
Suggested donation $5/night proceeds to go the HIAC bursary fund.
Wednesday evenings @ 7.30pm November 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th, 2009
Monday, December 7, 2009 at 4:00pm
Barb Choit (00) presents her first solo gallery show at the Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York.
Adrian Livesley (96) presents his first solo gallery show at the Petley Jones Gallery, Vancouver.
Since graduating, Livesley has travelled to diverse settings around the world including Finland, Ireland, Cyprus, Mexico and rural British Columbia, to paint directly from the surrounding visual environment.
"My approach to working from landscape has been the same, regardless of where I find myself. I am interested in finding vividly expressive forms and working them into a cohesive image," he says.