Bateman to receive honorary doctorate from Vancouver Island University

Bateman, whose artwork has raised money for countless conservation and environmental causes, will accept an Honorary Doctorate of Laws during VIU’s afternoon Convocation ceremony on January 27th, 2017. Heather Pastro, a VIU Art Education Professor in the Faculty of Education, calls Bateman “a voice of reason and hope, with a clear and articulate vision to make our world a better place.”  Read the full article…..

Globe and Mail | Emily Carr University and students will be catalysts for new creative district in Vancouver

Ron Burnett likes to say how Emily Carr “kicks above its weight.” It may sound like uncommon talk from a president of an art school. Yet, Emily Carr University of Art + Design in Vancouver is a key focal point for one of British Columbia’s strongest and fastest growing sectors, its creative industries. And now, with Emily Carr’s move in 2017 from Granville Island to a new campus a few kilometres away in the False Creek Flats neighbourhood, lying just south by … Continued

Emily Carr launches new Kadenze program

Emily Carr University of Art + Design is pleased to announce the launch of our first Kadenze program. Launching today,  Kadenze  brings to life an online learning platform purpose-built for the arts and creative technologies. Kadenze pairs world-class instructors with a digital platform specifically created to support an online arts-based curriculum.  Read more…..

During the past six years, Arthur Vickers has created a suite of two chairs and a box to be used in convocation ceremonies at Vancouver Island University in Nanaimo

This project was commissioned by Coast Capital Savings. Last month, the suite was officially presented, with Lt.-Gov. Judith Guichon in attendance, and at that time Vickers was made an honorary doctor of letters. The artist recently spoke with Robert Amos at his gallery in Cowichan Bay. Arthur Vickers has created many high-profile art works, including the desk for the premier’s office and Intangible Heritage, an image in 23-carat gold that is on show at the Royal B.C. Museum. These days, … Continued

Emily Carr University unveils design for Great Northern Way campus

MARSHA LEDERMAN | VANCOUVER — The Globe and Mail | Published Wednesday, Apr. 08 2015, 9:29 PM EDT The plan is to create a flexible, futuristic and collaborative experience for Emily Carr’s students, and a space that will serve as a crossroads between East Vancouver and the rest of the city, as well as the university and the public – and become a catalyst in reshaping the area known as The Flats.  Read more…..  

Emily Carr University and Applied Arts Partners complete financial close

Emily Carr University and Applied Arts Partners complete financial close and move toward the final stages before groundbreaking and the building of a new campus for Emily Carr University. VANCOUVER – The construction of a new home for Emily Carr University of Art + Design took another step forward yesterday, with the signing of a contract between Emily Carr University and Applied Arts Partners.  Read more…

Emily Carr and CME Announce New Partnership

Emily Carr University of Art + Design and the Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters British Columbia and Canada Makes are pleased to announce a new partnership agreement on additive manufacturing. The announcement was made at the Material Matters 3D Printing Forum, held Thursday January 29, 2015. “CME BC welcomes these partnerships between public and private institutions as a way of helping BC manufacturing,” said Marcus Ewert-Johns, CME BC Vice-President. “Additive manufacturing is quickly becoming key to innovation for manufacturers and CME … Continued