We're pleased to announce that Honorary Doctorates will be bestowed upon multidisciplinary artist Rebecca Belmore; multidisciplinary artist and musician, Kim Gordon; artist, designer and educator, Angela Grauerholz and animator, artist and filmmaker, Pierre Hébert.
This year's Emily Award will be presented to interdisciplinary artist Tsēmā Igharas, a 2011 alumna. Recipients will receive their honours at the 2018 Convocation
Ceremony to be held May 5, 2018 at the Chan Centre for Performing Arts.
"Emily Carr University of Art + Design is delighted to recognize these exceptional members of our community, who have contributed to arts and culture through their leadership, creativity and philanthropic endeavours."
Each year the Honorary Doctorate Degree Program celebrates and recognizes the commitment, dedication, and service of individuals who are distinguished by their significant contributions and sustained creative and philanthropic achievements in their areas of expertise. The annual Emily Award Program recognizes the outstanding achievements by members of the alumni community whose creative pursuits in the arts, media and design have brought honour to the University.