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Encyclopedia > Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design
Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design

Established 1925
President: Dr. Ron Burnett
Faculty: 151
Staff: 83
Students: 1588
Location Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
(49°16′14″N, 123°8′0″WCoordinates: 49°16′14″N, 123°8′0″W)
Website: www.eciad.ca

Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design is a university in Vancouver, BC, Canada. It is named for Canadian artist Emily Carr. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... A faculty is a division within a university. ... This article is about work. ... For other uses, see Student (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Vancouver (disambiguation). ... Motto: Splendor sine occasu (Latin: Splendour without diminishment) Capital Victoria Largest city Vancouver Official languages English (de facto) Government Lieutenant-Governor Steven Point Premier Gordon Campbell (BC Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament House seats 36 Senate seats 6 Confederation July 20, 1871 (6th province) Area  Ranked 5th Total 944... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos or other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... For other uses, see Vancouver (disambiguation). ... Motto: Splendor sine occasu (Latin: Splendour without diminishment) Capital Victoria Largest city Vancouver Official languages English (de facto) Government Lieutenant-Governor Steven Point Premier Gordon Campbell (BC Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament House seats 36 Senate seats 6 Confederation July 20, 1871 (6th province) Area  Ranked 5th Total 944... Emily Carr Emily Carr (December 13, 1871 – March 2, 1945) was a Canadian artist and writer. ...


The school was founded by the Vancouver School of Decorative and Applied Arts in 1925, and later known as Vancouver School of Art: Decorative and Applied (1933), Vancouver School of Art (1937), Emily Carr College of Art (1978), and Emily Carr College of Art and Design (1981). In 1995, the school was renamed Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design.


Emily Carr Institute is one of Canada's best known Art and Design universities and specializes in sustainable design, visual arts, media, interactive media, animation, industrial design, communication design and general fine arts.


The current president of the institute is Dr. Ron Burnett. Ron Burnett is the author of Cultures of Vision: Images, Media and the Imaginary, and How Images Think. ...


Emily Carr Institute is located on the Vancouver tourist attraction Granville Island. It is composed of two buildings, the South building and the North building, the latter of which was once a fish canning factory. A second campus at Great Northern Way is operated in conjunction with BCIT, the University of British Columbia, and Simon Fraser University. Granville Island in 2005. ... The Great Northern Way Campus (GNWC) is a small, graduate-level educational institution situated east of downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. ... The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) is a polytechnic institute in Burnaby, British Columbia that provides full- and part-time education leading to certificates, diplomas, applied bachelors degrees and applied masters degrees in technologies and trades. ... The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a Canadian public research university with campuses in Vancouver and Kelowna. ... Simon Fraser University (SFU) is located on Burnaby Mountain in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, part of the metropolitan area of Vancouver, British Columbia. ...


Current degree programs include:

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Arts, General Fine Arts, or Photography
  • Bachelor of Design in Communication Design or Industrial Design
  • Bachelor of Media Arts degrees in Animation or Integrated Media
  • Masters of Applied Arts in Visual Arts, Design and Media Arts (2006)

Notable alumni

Prototype for New Understanding #8, 1999 Nike athletic footwear, human hair Shapeshifter, 2002 Plastic chairs Isolated Depiction of the Passage of Time, 2001 Plastic trays Variant I, 2001 Nike athletic footwear // Biography Brian Jungen is a Canadian artist from British Columbia with Swiss and Dunne-za First Nations roots; he... Terence Koh (born in Beijing, China, 1977) was raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, and lives in New York City. ... Douglas Coupland (born December 30, 1961) is a major Canadian fiction writer as well as a playwright and visual artist. ... Neko Case (IPA pronunciation: )[1] (born September 8, 1970 in Alexandria, Virginia) is an American singer-songwriter, best known for her solo career and as a member of The New Pornographers. ... Ronald James Thom OC (May 15, 1923 – October 29, 1986) was a Canadian architect. ... Joseph Plaskett (born 12 July 1918 in New Westminster, British Columbia), mainly known as Joe Plaskett, is a Canadian painter. ... Born in Vicotoria in 1923, Don Jarvis loved to draw from an early age. ...

External links

  • Official website

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Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (297 words)
Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, a university in Vancouver, BC, Canada, is named for Canadian artist Emily Carr.
The school was founded as the Vancouver School of Decorative and Applied Arts in 1925, and later known as Vancouver School of Art: Decorative and Applied (1933), Vancouver School of Art (1937), Emily Carr College of Art (1978), and Emily Carr College of Art and Design (1981).
Emily Carr Institute is one of Canada's best known Art and Design universities and specializes in sustainable design, visual arts, media, interactive media, animation, industrial design, communication design and general fine arts.
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