As a daily partaker in the toils of public transit, I can attest that transit—while often an excellent economical and environmental choice—isn’t always “pretty.” For those in the Metro Vancouver area, however, taking the bus could be more visually interesting in the future—thanks to a new collaboration between the TransLink bus system and the Emily Carr University of Art + Design.
The upcoming “Art in Transit” pilot program will showcase the work of 18 talented visual artists affiliated with Emily Carr University on the more than 700 interior advertising areas on the city’s buses and SkyTrain public transportation systems. Featured artists include Mark Illing, Samantha Boschmann and Taylor Sutthery—biographies and statments from all of the featured artists can be found on the Emily Carr website.
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