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.
"The Harmonograph Swingset, capturing the frequency of love and friendship"
- from the TED Blog
We are happy to celebrate the successful installation of a "Harmonograph Swingset" at this year's TED conference, hosted in Vancouver. A sculpture by Carly Stadelmann and Emily Carr University employee Jeremy Wong literally made waves inviting thousands of global visitors at TED to create interactive art pieces.
The Prism Prize recently announced the Top Ten Best Canadian Music Videos of 2014, including a nomination for Emily Carr alumnus Kheaven Lewandowski ('10), for directing "Same Temptation" by Fur Trade. Kheaven, who holds a Bachelor’s of Design degree from Emily Carr University, won the 2014 Prism Prize Audience Award for The Belle Game’s “River” last year.
The Burrard Arts Foundation welcomes Sean Mills ('10) as their new artist in residence. Sean's residency will culminate in a solo exhibition of his work at the Burrard Arts Foundation in May 2015.
Sean will work on a new body of work that explores his interest in light, transparency and especially pushing the boundaries of paint. Sean is interested in the ability of paint to both occupy and contain space, its interaction with light, and the effects of time, labour, and process.
For more information, please visit Burrard Arts Residency.
Volunteers are an invaluable commodity in the not-for-profit world. They have passion for the charity’s mission and selflessly share their experience, expertise and time to drive the mission forward. At Emily Carr, Connie Sabo ('03) is a leader and driver in Emily Carr’s expanding list of volunteers.
For her second solo exhibition at MKG127 in Toronto, Liza Eurich ('10) will be presenting work that: emphasizes negative space, is hollow, has a faceted surface, contains other work(s), is concealed, is layered, has multiple components, is not a multiple, is like a drawing, incorporates text, is stationary, has reticent characteristics, is monochromatic, uses straight lines only, references Agnes Martin, is fragile, consists of more than three materials, is made of ceramic, wa
Unity Gallery is pleased to present new work by Vancouver artists Scott Bowering and Deirdre McAdams ('08).
Topographics, curated by current student Dan Brown Hozjan and alumna Zandi Dandizette (’14), opens at James Black Gallery and features work by emerging local artists, Emily Carr students and alumni. This exhibition explores landscapes of the imagination. The artists involved reflect on the wild places that we travel to in dreams or the land that exists beyond the edge of the last horizon. Landscapes are expressed through a multiplicity of disciplines, from painting and photography to sculpture and performance.