News for Alumni
Les Territoires is pleased to present Lignes imaginaires, a solo exhibition by artist Karen Zalamea (04). Lignes Imaginaires draws connections between physical gestures and mechanical modes of production. Through photographs and a video and sculpture-based installation, Zalamea shows evidence of repeated actions, revealing processes driven by both object-making and performance.
Pierre Leichner (07) presents From Transcendence to ‘Altercendence’ at the MediaModes conference at the New York School of Visual Arts.
Leichner will explore the biological, psychological, cultural and spiritual facets of transcendence. Especially the renewed symbiotic relationship between the sciences and the art, the convergence of digital media and the emergence of global communication networks, we are at the verge of art that will create a change, an altercendent state.
Emily Carr University of Art + Design alumna Elizabeth Zvonar (01) exhibits at the Contemporary Art Gallery (CAG), Vancouver.
On Time includes an array of sculptures and collage that act as possible portals into implausible places. The inspiration of the exhibition stems from Zvonar's current interest in the connections between Cubism, representations of the 4th Dimension and rubber bands as metaphors for time.
Congratulations to alumnus Eric Karjaluoto (95) who has just published his first book, Speak Human.
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".