Emily Carr University of Art and Design Alumni are Growing BC and Canada's Economy

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

Emily Carr University of Art & Design is making History…Online

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

Emily Carr student wins this year's IDEA Art Award competition

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.

Funding News for Emily Carr

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

I See / Think / Desire / Do…

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…

see the future of ebook design | sim centre

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…