Emily Carr recently conducted an alumni employment survey with Vancouver-based market research and consulting firm Vision Critical. According to findings, 92% of grads are employed, an increase of 6% since a 2006 survey. The survey received a high response rate, — with over 1/3 of invited graduates from 1996-2011 participating. And, of those working, 29% own their own business, are self-employed, or are themselves employers. The positive results affirm the importance of an art and design education to the creative … Continued
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You can now access a big part of Emily Carr’s history online. We were thrilled to receive a grant from the BC History Digitization Program to digitize 83 years of school calendars. By digitizing this collection we’re able to broaden access and preserve the physical materials in our archive. This unique collection will be useful to people who are interested in the history of art, design and media education, as well as the administrators, faculty and staff who have made … Continued
Congratulations to Taralee Guild (’10) who won this year’s IDEA Art Award competition. Her piece, Galiano Forest, will become part of the VGH and UBC Healing Arts permanent collection. Taralee’s work will be installed in the Detwiller Pavilion at UBC Hospital, Psychiatry Unit early this summer. Her hope is that the piece will convey warmth and provide visual stimulation for a successful experience while giving the viewer a feeling of calm.
Science and art are often thought of as being at the opposite ends of the spectrum. A new exhibition that showcases work created by Emily Carr students and alumni who have been working with researchers at TRIUMF , Canada’s national lab for particle and nuclear physics, disproves just that. Read more…….
Growing student demand for the internationally recognized programs offered at Emily Carr University of Art + Design has initiated an exciting plan for a new home at Great Northern Way in Vancouver. The Honourable Minister Naomi Yamamoto announced today, March 20, 2012, that with the support of the Province, the University will develop a comprehensive business case for the Emily Carr Campus Redevelopment Project. The business case will include: Read more….. Dr. Ron Burnett (President + Vice-Chancellor), The Honourable Naomi Yamamoto, Minister … Continued
Made possible through the generous support of the Audain Foundation for the Visual Arts. The University is grateful to Michael Audain for his passionate leadership in support of creativity and art education. For more information…
Thursday, January 26, 2012 – 7:00pm As part of the Emily Carr University Rennie Collection Speaker Series, Damian Moppett (92) will provide an artist talk in conjunction with his exhibition at the Wing Sang gallery. The Rennie Collection presents this first comprehensive survey of Damian’s work on now and ending April 21, 2012. Read more.
Thursday, January 5, 2012 (All day) – Friday, January 13, 2012 (All day) The purpose of the exhibition, I see / think / desire / do … is to explore the application of phenomenological thinking in the production of sculpture and installation. Phenomenological paradigm highlights the necessity to see past our ideas about things so that we can experience the things themselves as they appear in the everyday world. Read more…
The Social + Interactive Media Centre at Emily Carr University of Art + Design invites you to a public presentation of our students’ latest ebook designs. Communications designers from our third year ebook design class will be sharing their visions for five interactive ebook titles, including projects developed in partnership with MOV, Presentation House Gallery and the Aboriginal Healing Foundation. Read more…