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Val Nelson | My Divided Attention

Val Nelson | Pushme Pullyou
Posted: Mon, 2010-10-25 10:30

Outdoor recreation sites collide with European interiors in Val Nelson’s (88)  forthcoming solo exhibition, My Divided Attention. Using the notion of the travel destination as a metaphor for the anxieties, yearnings, and contradictions of contemporary life, her new paintings address the dissonance between a general unease for the future and an apparent optimism as evidenced by the continued global drive toward material excess.

Bau-Xi Gallery
November 20-December 2, 2010
Opening Reception | Nov 20, 2-4pm  Artists' talk| Nov 20, 1:30pm

Hook-ness | 221A Artist Run Centre

Posted: Wed, 2010-05-19 13:11

221A Artist Run Centre presents Hook-ness, a collaborative exhibition featuring the work of seven Vancouver-based designers who explore the complexities of ‘hook’. Each designer questions the conventions and assumptions of hooks—offering an array of new findings, interpretations and narratives. 

Queen Elizabeth Theatre Mezzanine Gallery | Call for Submissions

Posted: Mon, 2010-03-22 09:18

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.

Jen Gellis designs "Sensory Wall"

Michael from North Vancouver tests out the RMOW’s new sensory wall.  Photo by Scott Brammer, coastphoto.com
Posted: Mon, 2010-03-15 11:50

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.

Greg Swales | Baron Gallery

Posted: Fri, 2010-03-05 15:39

Baron Gallery presents Letters to Cuba , paintings and photographs by Greg Swales (03).  Swales is a Canadian Artist of Cuban/British background. As far back as he can remember Swales knew he was destined for a career in the arts. He studied Photography at the Emily Carr Institute, now Emily Carr University of Art + Design. In his last year before completing his BFA, he began to rediscover his passion for painting and upon graduating moved to Cuba to study painting at the Superior Institute of Art in Havana.

Myungsook Lee Launches DIVERSE Magazine

Posted: Mon, 2009-11-30 16:30

Myungsook Lee (08) has recently lauched a new Canadian multicultural awareness photo magazine. DIVERSE has a strong focus on art, culture and heritage with each quarterly issue offering stories on artists and art reviews, cultural complexity and identity. Various ethnic groups are highlighted to show their distinct cultural heritages, both historical and social.

Katherine Soucie: Sans Soucie Launches Vanitas Collection

Edress 3
Posted: Fri, 2009-11-27 17:05

Vancouver-based clothing and textile designer, Katherine Soucie (09), recently launched her new collection, Vanitas.

Bob Prittie Library: Watercolour and Greeting Cards by Maud Sherman 1900 - 1976

Maud Sherman: Watercolour
Posted: Fri, 2009-11-20 15:37

Burnaby Art Gallery (BAG) Community Exhibitions Art in the Libraries presents Watercolours and Greeting Cards by Maud Sherman 1900 - 1976. Artist and book illustrator Maud Sherman was born in Mission City, BC in 1900. In 1920 she started exhibiting work with B.C. Society of Fine Arts and was an active member of the B.C. Art League.

Studio Space Available

Posted: Fri, 2009-11-20 10:24

Be part of a new studio at 150 McLean (on Powell, near Clark Drive, close to ARC and 1000 Parker).  Available Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Shared space, painters preferred, sizes vary from 140 to 250 sq. ft. @ $1.35 per sq. ft.
Lots of windows, within Crawl boundaries, on bus route, freight elevator, fridge, microwave etc, and friendly creative people.

Queen Elizabeth Mezzanine Theatre Gallery: inVisions

Leslie Kennah: Hachiko Crossing (C-print pinhole photograph
Posted: Fri, 2009-11-20 09:49

To envision is to picture oneself. Gathered in this exhibition are fourteen emerging artists who tackle various aspects of identity and environments.

From the corporeal to the ethereal, from self-sustained behaviors to subcultures, these artists analyze conscious and sub conscious behaviors of people within environments and landscapes.

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