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Brendan Tang | The Collision of High and Low Art in Manga Ormolu

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Posted: Mon, 2014-04-14 09:06

Brendan Tang, Visiting Artist, Ceramics, is taking part in a two-person show, Fan Fiction with Alex McCleod at Gallery Jones.

Fan Fiction
Gallery Jones
April 3 - 26, 2014

Read the Vancouver Sun review.

Art and Science Collide at Spring Exhibit | Collaboration between TRIUMF and Emily Carr exhibit at Science World

Posted: Fri, 2014-04-11 13:31

When faced with a question about the nature of our Universe, would you grab an engineering notebook or an artist’s sketchpad to collect your ideas?  Science and art are often confused as being polar-opposite disciplines though they both exercise one’s ability for creative and innovative thinking. With the launch of a new exhibit at Science World, Emily Carr University and TRIUMF continue to develop common ground from the inspirations of art and science.

Herzog, Reece + Totino | Audain Prize + VIVA Awards

Posted: Thu, 2014-04-10 16:16

Noted photographer and Emily Carr Honourary Doctorate recipient Fred Herzog has been honoured with the Audain Prize for the Visual Arts for lifetime achievement. Awarded annually by the Audain Foundation, the award is worth $30,000.

Fred Herzog has been active in Vancouver's art scene for more than forty years. Born in Germany, he came to Vancouver in 1953. Since that time, he has produced a substantial body of photographs, taking urban life in Vancouver -second-hand shops, vacant lots, neon signage and the crowds of people who have populated the city's streets over the past fifty years-as his primary subject.

Volunteer at The Show 2014

Posted: Wed, 2014-04-09 14:28

Emily Carr University is looking for volunteers to fill a variety of positions to help with set-up, registration and greeting for The Show 2014 (Graduation Exhibition). This is the biggest event of the year and we are looking for individuals who are friendly, reliable and knowledgeable about Emily Carr University. There are a number of positions available for students, staff, faculty and alumni.

Elizabeth Zvonar | I Really do Believe the Best Thing a Person can do with Themselves is to Expand Their Mind

Root Chakra | Elizabeth Zvonar
Posted: Mon, 2014-04-07 09:40

Gallery 295 is pleased to present new work by Elizabeth Zvonar ('01) .

Elizabeth Zvonar combines new collage work with photographs she has been taking that resemble constructed collage yet are genuine images taken with a camera. The collage images layer contemporary fashion spreads with nebulae implying the body is one in a vast sea of stars. The photographs interspersed throughout the exhibition ground and confuse the constructed images through the improbable reflections and refractions of colour, light and nature within our built world, abstracting how we understand what we’re seeing.

Continuing Studies | Spring 2014 Registration Now Open!

Spring 2014 cover design | Alison Woodward, 4th year Visual Arts major
Posted: Wed, 2014-04-02 15:05

The Spring semester serves up a variety of exciting new courses, workshops and special events. We’re currently expanding our Cultural Studies, Sculpture and Professional Development areas with the following new programs:

Cultural Studies offers a new addition of Topics in Aboriginal Art, which explores a range of themes and issues affecting contemporary Aboriginal Art from the late 1950s onward.

Rain City Illustration | The Blue Show

Poster art by Michele Miguel
Posted: Tue, 2014-04-01 13:32

Rain City Illustration's new exhibition, The Blue Show features the work of Emily Carr students and alumni. This one-night affair will take place on Tuesday, April 1, 2014, from 5 - 11pm at the Ayden Gallery.

This event is free and open to the public. There will be a raffle and anyone wearing blue receives a free tickets! For more information, check out Rain City Illustration on Facebook.

Alumni + Students Featured in YVR's Year of Reconciliation Public Art Commissions

Her Story | Krista Bell Stewart
Posted: Mon, 2014-03-31 17:14

Five new projects, ranging from banners and posters to videos and a mural, have joined Vancouver’s public art collection in an exhibition to honour and celebrate the City’s Year of Reconciliation.

The City’s Public Art Program commissioned 10 new artist projects overall with the first five debuting in March 2014 and new projects being introduced monthly through August 2014.

Alumna Sasha Krieger Awarded Leeway Studio Residency

Sasha Krieger
Posted: Mon, 2014-03-31 12:03

Sasha Krieger has been awarded the inaugural Alumni Residency in The Leeway, Emily Carr’s on-campus, multi-disciplinary resourced studio space.

Moire | Issue 2

Posted: Mon, 2014-03-31 11:27

Moire, an artist publication established by Ella Dawn McGeough, Colin Miner and Liza Eurich ('10), launches Issue 2, "Crusty Crunchy Roundy Smoothy".

Each issue focuses on a specific artistic practice through the production of texts, interviews, photographs and collaborative projects. The content exists and is made available in pdf format for download.

Issue 2 introduces the practice of New York based artist Amy Brener, as interviewed by artist and educator Kelly Jazvac.

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