Alumni news

Black + White Bash

Black + White Bash - a party for the Emily Carr Community
Posted: Wed, 2008-10-08 11:29


Thank you to our sponsors who helped to make the Black & White Bash was a great success. Check out the Photo Booth Pics on Flickr.

Jeremy Hof Named National Winner of the 10th Annual RBC Canadian Painting Competition

Posted: Tue, 2008-09-30 08:09

Emily Carr alumnus Jeremy Hof (07) received the distinguished $25,000 RBC Canadian Painting Competition award Thursday, September 25, 2008 for his work, Layer Painting Red. The award for emerging artists, is one of the largest in Canada. The national public touring exhibition showcasing the works of all 15 finalists is currently in Ottawa and will travel across the country.

Chun Hua Catherine Dong | Solo Exhibition Montreal

Between Reality and Transcendence
Posted: Tue, 2014-04-22 14:47

Chun Hua Catherine Dong (’11) will present her solo exhibition, Between Reality and Transcendence, at Articule in Montreal from April 25 to June 1, 2014.

Alumni + Faculty Named to Sobey Art Award Longlist

Nadia Myre | Meditations on Red
Posted: Tue, 2014-04-22 14:09

Created in 2002 by the Sobey Art Foundation, the Sobey Art Award is Canada's preeminent award for contemporary Canadian art. The annual $50,000 prize is given to an artist under 40 who has exhibited in a public or commercial art gallery within 18 months of being nominated. 

The 2014 Curatorial Panel has announced the 25 artists vying for this year's prize, and they include the following Emily Carr alumni and faculty:


  • Allison Hrabluik (sessional faculty member)
  • Peter Morin ('01)
  • Dan Starling ('05)


The Anonymous Project

The Anonymous Project
Posted: Mon, 2014-04-14 14:58

With her new work, The Anonymous Project, Emily Carr alumna, Krista Bailie ('10) is hoping to answer the question "Could we create more meaningful connections if we were stripped of the ability to hide behind the identities we’ve constructed for ourselves?"

By asking participants to sign up anonymously and then communicate via email with their artist-chosen partners, Bailie hopes to see if deeper communication can take place. The project has already been well received globally, with participants from Peru, Japan, Europe, the UK, Australia and all over North America.

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.

SD45 One: An Exhibition of West Vancouver Students Past and Present

Ian Wallace, Portrait of Gaye, 1959 32 x 25 cm
Posted: Thu, 2014-04-10 09:33

What do internationally acclaimed artists Douglas Coupland ('84), Geoffrey Farmer ('92), Graham Gillmore ('85) and former professor Ian Wallace (1972-1998) all have in common? They are all past students from West Vancouver public schools - School District 45. An exhibition featuring their work, as well as nine other SD45 "alumni", alongside current kindergarten to grade 12 students, opens April 8th at the West Vancouver Museum.

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.

Luke Detheridge | EMBRACE Vancouver

Embrace | interior conceptual view
Posted: Tue, 2014-04-08 15:18

Embrace Vancouver is a collective of artists, designers and community members who have come together to create an epic art piece for Burning Man.

Alumni Albert Law featured in Applied Arts for work with Canadian Army

Shot out
Posted: Tue, 2014-04-08 09:01

Albert Law ('10) will have his work published in the Applied Arts Photography Annual again this year. His winning entry for 2014 features his continued photography work with the Canadian Army.

See the winning entries displayed in the May/June 2014 issue of Applied Arts Magazine, in the Winners Gallery on their website and in our Awards Archive.


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