Faculty news

James Lindfield Memorial

Posted: Mon, 2014-07-07 13:10

It is with great sorrow that we announce the death of James Lindfield on June 21st, from pneumonia. James will be remembered as a devoted father, passionate teacher, committed artist, and as a perceptive and loving husband, brother, uncle and friend.

We are stunned to have lost such a valuable member of our community, and our thoughts and best wishes are with his wife Sheila and son Jacob during this tragic time.

Hélène Day Fraser + Keith Doyle Awarded $185K SSHRC Grant

Posted: Fri, 2014-06-27 12:45

cloTHING(s) as conversation is an interdisciplinary research initiative founded by Associate Professor Hélène Day Fraser (MAA '08) and co-investigator Keith Doyle, Adjunct Research Associate.

Associate Professor Paul Mathieu's Latest Show at the Gardiner

Bowl by Paul Mathieu
Posted: Wed, 2014-06-25 15:55

See Ceramic Artist and Associate Professor Paul Mathieu's latest show at the Gardiner, on this summer in Toronto through September 1, 2014.

"Camp Fires reveals the concept of "Camp" in the work of three important Francophone Canadian ceramic artists: Léopold L. Foulem, Paul Mathieu and Richard Milette. Camp Fires is an often sensual encounter of these artists' powerful body of work, one that addresses subversive ideas about queer identity through clay."

Lucie Chan | Attachments at Richmond Art Gallery

Lucie Chan, LoFoSto, 2010 detail
Posted: Wed, 2014-06-18 09:35

Assistant Professor Lucie Chan and Marigold Santos are exhibiting large scale narrative-based images that are drawn together by the theme of Attachments.

Attachments opens at 7pm on June 26, 2014, at the Richmond Art Gallery and runs from June 27 - August 17, 2014.

The exhibit is curated by Nan Capogna.

Alumna Liz Magor Wins Gershon Iskowitz Prize

Liz Magor, Associate Professor, Faculty of Visual Art + Material Practice
Posted: Wed, 2014-06-04 15:07

Emily Carr University is proud to congratulate retired faculty member and alumna Liz Magor today on being awarded the prestigious 2014 Gershon Iskowitz Prize. The Gershon Iskowitz Foundation, in partnership with the  Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), recognizes Magor for her outstanding contribution to the visual arts in Canada with this prestigious award, which includes a $50,000 cash prize and a solo exhibition at the AGO next year.

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

Manga Ormolu Ver. 4.0-p
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.

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.

Barb Choit | Originals, Copies, and Fades

Fade (49°15'2" N 123°4'35" W), 2014, archival pigment print, 16" x 20", 40.64cm x 50.80cm
Posted: Thu, 2014-04-10 08:39

Sessional Faculty member, Barb Choit's ('00) first solo exhibition in Toronto, with Cooper Cole Gallery, takes place from April 10 to May 10, 2014.

Originals, Copies, and Fades is a continuation of the artist's series, Fade Diary, in which Choit photographs fading advertising images repeated within an urban context.

Lucie Chan + Barry Doupé | All That Glows

Posted: Tue, 2014-04-08 09:13

Assistant Professor Lucie Chan, Barry Doupé ('04) and Libby Hague are featured in group exhibit at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia from April 25 to June 22, 2014. The exhibit, All That Glows, is co-presented by the Centre for Art Tapes and the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and is curated by Mireille Bourgeois.

Suggestions from Kamloops: Rodney Konopaki and Rhonda Neufeld

Posted: Thu, 2014-04-03 09:22

Rodney Konopaki is a Vancouver-based artist and Associate Professor in the Faculty of Visual Art and Material Practice at Emily Carr University of Art + Design. His practice is grounded in print media, drawing and painting.

 

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