Congratulations to alumnus Stan Douglas who was named the recipient of the Scotiabank Photography Award, which is given annually to Canadian contemporary photographer. In addition to a cash prize of $50,000, Douglas will have a solo exhibition at the CONTACT Photography Festival in Toronto next year, and a collection of Douglas’ work will be published internationally.
Read more at CBC.ca.
Health Design looks at complicated social problems and comes at them from a unique perspective. Through participatory research with end-users and professionals, it suggests outcomes and solutions that are innovative and highly creative.
For the first time in British Columbia, a Master of Design Degree will be offered by Emily Carr University. This new degree will address an important need for advanced design education regionally and will contribute to a strong professional design community provincially.
The full-time research-oriented degree, offered through the Faculty of Graduate Studies, will begin in September of 2013. Building on Emily Carr’s successful Bachelor of Design degree, it will expand upon curricular values and goals in areas of collaboration, sustainability interdisciplinary, technological intervention, new research methods/approaches to design, and creating creative work within cultural frames of reference.
South Africa Design for Development is a self-initiated, volunteer design and research building project by Bachelor of Design candidates Jesi Carson and Theunis Snyman.
Situated in the Faculty of Culture and Community, the Foundation program provides studies in academic, studio practice and skill based curriculum that emphasize and develop visual literacy and critical thinking.
Students are prepared for further learning through exposure to experimentation with new ideas, processes and materials as they are challenged to develop a creative practice, while supporting one another through collaboration and critical dialogue.
Tanabe has been an important figure in Canadian art for over 60 years, contributing immensely to landscape traditions in contemporary Canadian painting. And at 86, he claims he has no plans to retire anytime soon - watch for his next solo exhibition in April 2014.
The prize is sponsored by BC arts philanthropist Michael Audain and his family foundation, the Audain Foundation for Visual Arts, and is awarded annualy to a BC artist for lifetime achievement.
Tucked behind Emily Carr’s North Building and hovering over the waters of False Creek, the Aboriginal Gathering Place creates a welcoming environment that enhances and nourishes the educational, cultural and physical needs of our Aboriginal learners.
Ladies this way, Gentlemen the other way
March 26th - April 20th, 2013
Reception Thursday March 28th 5pm - 7pm
It is with great pleasure that we announce a transformational gift of $5-million from BC arts philanthropist Michael Audain and his family foundation, the Audain Foundation for Visual Arts. This is the single largest individual donation the University has received and will be a cornerstone for the new Emily Carr Great Northern Way Campus.
The donation will create the Audain School of Visual Arts - an enhanced visual arts learning environment offering a studio-based education reflective of the diversity and complexity of contemporary art. The School will encompass the existing Faculty of Visual Art + Material Practice which houses Painting, Ceramics, Print Media, Illustration, Photography, Sculpture and Drawing.