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Kevan Funk | Alberta Spirit Award for Best Short Film

Still from A Fine Young Man
Posted: Thu, 2010-10-07 15:00

A Fine Young Man has just been awarded the Alberta Spirit Award for Best Short Film at the Calgary International Film Festival. Congratulations, Kevan!

A Fine Young Man, a short film written and directed by 4th year student Kevan Funk, has been selected to make its world premiere at 2010 Toronto International Film Festival. The film will be screening as a part of the Short Cuts Canada program. The film has also been selected to screen at this year's Vancouver International Film Festival.

1612 Gallery - Call for Proposals

Artist | Suzanne Bruynzeel; photo | Karen Garrett de Luna
Posted: Tue, 2010-10-05 09:31

1612 Gallery is a graduate student-run exhibition space at Emily Carr University of Art + Design.

1612 Gallery exhibits art projects that are initiated by current graduate students of visual art, media, design or related fields like curatorial practices, writing and more. The exhibition space presents works and projects that are current, relevant and offer an open dialogue for advanced students of art. 1612 is a non-commercial opportunity for graduate students to meet and experiment with ideas, situations and practices that test the resilience of the gallery space.

Six Pact: New Print Art | Malaspina Printmakers

Six Pact: New Print Art
Posted: Mon, 2010-09-13 13:03

Malaspina Printmakers is pleased to present Six Pact: New Print Art a juried exhibition of new work from students of Capilano University, Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Kwantlen Polytechnical University, Langara College , University of British Columbia and University of the Fraser Valley.

The Games are Open | Emily Carr Students Assist Köebberling & Kaltwasser

Posted: Thu, 2010-09-09 09:32
**A special, one night only, rain or shine event takes place Friday, September 10, for an up-close view of the completed sculpture. The gate off the seawall path will be open from 4:00 - 7:00 pm. Artist talk at 6:00 pm. Located just west of the Olympic Village on the edge of the old Cambie works yard (opposite Habitat Island).


The Games are Open, a project by Berlin-based artists Folke Köebberling and Martin Kaltwasser, is a massive project in both scale and ambition.

Container Art at the Pacific National Exhibition

Karen Garrett de Luna | Ning Ning
Posted: Wed, 2010-09-01 11:47
Emily Carr students and alumni will be showing at this year's Container Art Show at the PNE (Pacific National Exhibition). Located at Spirit Plaza within the PNE in Vancouver, Container Art will provide fair-goers with the opportunity to see how 13 BC artists transform metal containers into colourful, dynamic and thought-provoking works of art.

Welcome to our New Students!

Posted: Mon, 2010-08-09 12:21

Congratulations on your acceptance to Emily Carr University of Art + Design!  You are now a member of a vibrant and creative community of 1810 undergraduate and 47 graduate students.  This includes a diverse mix of international and exchange students from over 50 countries, Aboriginal students from across Canada and transfer students from other colleges and universities.

Orientation Schedule

Credit Card Payment Policy Change

Posted: Wed, 2010-07-14 14:40

Message from Michael Clifford
Vice President, Finance + Administration

Dear Emily Carr Students,

Effective September 1, 2010, Emily Carr University of Art + Design will no longer accept credit card payments for domestic tuition

Sanghyun Samuel Kim | Green Revolution

Newly Born | Sanghyun Samuel Kim
Posted: Mon, 2010-07-05 10:19

Third year design student, Sanghyun Samuel Kim, exhibits his work, Newly Born, in Green Revolution: Impact of Greening and Sustainability. Newly Born is Kim's lastest interpretation of the natural beauty of a tree by piling multiple layers of colourful scrubbing pads.

The exhibition examines the growing movement of greening and sustainability in architecture, design and community practices, with works by artists, designers, architects, students and others who have used alternative and recycled media.

Emily Carr Students Receive Applied Arts Awards

Posted: Mon, 2010-06-21 13:59

Emily Carr University of Art + Design is pleased to annouce that four students have been selected as winners in the student category of the 2010 Applied Arts Awards.

Fourth year students Jennifer Griffiths, Se Eun Kim, Pinar Undeger and Iris Wu were selected from record level entries and now have an invaluable opportunity to promote their work to an audience of the best and brightest of the design industry, as well as potential clients.

Fall 2010 Registration Rescheduled

Posted: Mon, 2010-06-21 09:39

Due to the crash of an IBM data controller on our external server, we must re-schedule ALL registrations. Students register according to their year level and program. For more information, please visit Fall Registration.

Revised dates are as follows:

  • Fourth Year Students: June 14 and 15
  • Third Year Students: June 17 and 18
  • Second Year Students: June 21 and 22
  • Foundation Students: June 23 and 24
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