The Human Resources (HR) department at Emily Carr University wishes to purchase an existing artwork for a permanent collection and display in the HR Office at ECU. The selected artwork will also be reproduced as a limited-edition print and gifted to long-service employees who have achieved milestones in years of service as part of ECU’s Long-Service Recognition Program.
$1,500 will be awarded for the selected art piece.
ECU students who are interested in participating are invited to submit new or existing work for a juried review. Feel free to submit multiple works that you believe meet the selection criteria.
The jury will be seeking work that reflects and interprets, in a celebratory way, the rich and diverse nature of our university. The content/theme should reflect a relationship with space and time, and should align with ECU’s vision and values.
As you reflect on, and seek to express, the journey we’re all on together to make ECU a more respectful and inclusive place of learning, here is a snapshot of some key university milestones:
1978 - Designated a provincial institute
1980 - Moved to Granville Island
1994 - A second building on Granville Island opened
2006 - Emily Carr launches a Master of Applied Arts degree
2008 - The school is granted university status
2010 - The Aboriginal Gathering Place is established
2013 - The Master of Design degree is launched
2014/15 - Canadian Research Chairs approved
2015 - The university officially breaks ground for a new campus
2017 - The university campus moves to Great Northern Way
Submissions can include photography, illustration, painting, drawing, sculpture, design works, digital prints, professionally rendered photographs of sculptures or ceramic works, or professionally rendered stills of 2D or 3D animation or film
Images should be formatted as a jpg, jpeg, gif, png or pdf.
How to apply
All submissions should include:
- A short description of the work
- A brief artist
- A digital copy of the work via email with the
Please send your submission via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject line: “Artist Call – ECU Long Service Recognition.”
The selected artist will be announced as part of the Long Service
Deadline for submissions is 12pm on May 19,