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Emily Carr University unveils new Vancouver campus

VANCOUVER – It’s like giant white canvass waiting for students to leave their mark.

Emily Carr University of Art and Design unveiled its pristine $122.6 million campus in Vancouver’s east side Tuesday that leaves behind a gaping hole at one of city’s top tourist destinations, Granville Island, where it had leased space since 1980. 648 more words


Unsettled at Nevada Museum of Art, through January 21, 2018

“Unsettled amasses 200 artworks by 80 artists spanning 2,000 years to explore the geography of frontiers characterized by vast expanses of open land, rich natural resources, diverse indigenous peoples, colonialism, and the ongoing conflicts that inevitably arise when these factors coexist. 504 more words


Island Artists - Real and Wanna-Be

Art. You can find it everywhere, but nowhere more than on Vancouver Island. Nature makes its own art. You can find it in the rhythm of the incoming surf, the petal patterns of vegetation or in a slice of tree trunk. 524 more words

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Some Like It Hot

I must say that the waterfront city of Victoria –  the capital of British Columbia – is the most beautiful harbor city I’ve ever seen. Overlooked by impressive stone parliament buildings, the harbor basin is chocked with float-planes, yachts, kayaks, and whale watching boats. 518 more words

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A Year of Creating Dangerously, Day 223: Canada's Painted Grandeur, Part 10

“Art is an aspect of God and there is only one God, but different people see Him in different ways. Though He is always the same He doesn’t always look the same…” – Emily Carr (1871-1945) was never an official member of the Group of Seven, but as a contemporary of the Group and a painter of considerable vision and skill, she was enfolded by her fellow artists. 39 more words

Back in BC: Entry #3

I had a pretty great day today, though my health isn’t entirely stellar yet.  (Here’s hoping a good rest tonight and the continued course of antibiotics will keep things on the up and up.) Robyn and I started the day by taking advantage of the complimentary breakfast included in our room rate, before I navigated us to the Skytrain to get to the Vancouver Art Gallery. 956 more words