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

Satellite Studios for Teens in Whistler and Prince George

The first Satellite Studios for Teens to run outside the Lower Mainland is now officially a reality. Emily Carr University will offer the program in both the Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) and the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC). The studios will offer the student a challenging and creative curriculum that emphasizes collaboration, creative communication, critical analysis and design thinking.  Read more…

Emily Carr Researchers Design Data Visualizations for Mozilla's New Lightbeam Firefox Add-On

Emily Carr University’s Research Centre in Social + Interactive Media announces the launch of Lightbeam, a new Add-on for the Firefox browser that enables users to visualize online data tracking in real time.  Mozilla, the developer of Firefox, partnered with the University on a year-long research project to improve Lightbeam’s interactive visualization.    Read more….

Emily Carr alumna Colleen Heslin ('03) received the distinguished $25,000 RBC Canadian Painting Competition

Emily Carr alumna Colleen Heslin (’03) received the distinguished $25,000 RBC Canadian Painting Competition award Wednesday, October 2, 2013, for her work, Almost Young, Wild and Free. 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. Read more here

BCIT announces new Bachelor of Interior Design degree

Aspiring interior designers now have a uniqu e way to acquire the skills and knowledge needed to practice their craft. A long-time provider of interior design education, the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) has added a Bachelor of Interior Design to its well-respected certificate and diploma offerings. The program provides graduates a direct path to becoming a Registered Interior Designer. This is an important step, because in 2015 the Interior Designers Institute of BC (IDIBC), along with all other … Continued

Emily Carr UA+D Announces Master of Design Degree | A First for BC

For the first time in British Columbia, a Master of Design Degree will be offered by Emily Carr University. This new degree will address an important need for advanced design education regionally and will contribute to a strong professional design community provincially. The full-time research-oriented degree, offered through the Faculty of Graduate Studies, will begin in September of 2013. Building on Emily Carr’s successful Bachelor of Design degree, it will expand upon curricular values and goals in areas of collaboration, … Continued

Reinventing Emily Carr University of Art + Design

The president of Vancouver’s oldest art school has grand plans to create a 21st-century university campus on False Creek Flats by Charlie Smith on Apr 25, 2013 A large crowd has shown up to view a diverse and impressive array of paintings, objects, clothing, and artifacts, all created by first-year students. At times, it’s difficult to see certain pieces because of the number of people, including students’ parents and family members, jammed into the main floor of Emily Carr University’s North Building. … Continued