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A Million Summers

Blake Williams,  A Million Summers, 1999Blake Williams,  A Million Summers, 1999Blake Williams,  A Million Summers, 1999Blake Williams,  A Million Summers, 1999
An extensive set of murals and two-dimensional artworks evoke movement and flight, human accomplishment and cultural diversity. Installed at one end of the pool are four large tile murals of diving fi [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Williams, Blake
Installation year: 
1999

A Portrait of My Grandfather

Micah Lexier, A Portrait of My Grandfather, 1994Micah Lexier, A Portrait of My Grandfather, 1994
The massive sculpture, which hangs from the atrium ceiling of the University of Calgary's Scurfield Hall, is made from 29,064 laser-cut letters "x" in stainless steel. The total number of metallic "x" [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lexier, Micah
Installation year: 
1994

Ampersand

Micah Lexier, Ampersand, 2002. © Marc André BrouilletteMicah Lexier, Ampersand, 2002. © Marc André BrouilletteMicah Lexier, Ampersand, 2002. © Marc André BrouilletteMicah Lexier, Ampersand, 2002. © Marc André Brouillette
Every wall of the new Leslie & Sheppard Subway Station is covered with one of 17,000 custom-printed tiles. The tiles feature the handwriting of different members of the public who were invited to [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lexier, Micah
Installation year: 
2002

Ancient Movements

Blake Williams, Ancient Movements, 2006Blake Williams, Ancient Movements, 2006
Ancient Movements is a photo-screenprinted mural installed on an exterior wall at the Red Deer Recreation Centre. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Williams, Blake
Installation year: 
2006

As one

Jaume Plensa, As one, 2003Jaume Plensa, As one, 2003. © Laura PlensaJaume Plensa, As one, 2003Jaume Plensa, As one, 2003. © Laura Plensa
Neon letters welcome passengers as they wait for their luggage. From the chaos of the jumbled letters, words emerge. America, Europa, Asia, Oceania, Africa. As the harmony between the letters that com [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Plensa, Jaume
Installation year: 
2003

BIKE RACKS

Paul Robles, Jessica Koroscil, Vanessa Kroeker,  Paul Butler, BIKE RACKS, 2008. BIKE RACKS, 2008Paul Robles, Jessica Koroscil, Vanessa Kroeker,  Paul Butler, BIKE RACKS, 2008. BIKE RACKS, 2008
Three bike racks [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Robles, Paul; Koroscil, Jessica; Kroeker, Vanessa;Butler, Paul
Installation year: 
2008

Body, Mind, Spirit

Blake Williams, Body, Mind, Spirit, 2009Blake Williams, Body, Mind, Spirit, 2009
The artist installed a series of text- and photo-based ceramic tiles in the main hall of Southland Leisure Centre. The intent of the public art piece is to capture the spirit of the Centre by reflecti [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Williams, Blake
Installation year: 
2009

Celebrations

Barbara Amos, Celebrations, 2004
Brilliantly-colored figural pieces are interspersed with abstract components depicting the activities that take place in the recreation facility. Calligraphic marks and stripes are integrated into the [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Amos, Barbara
Installation year: 
2004

Courage & Hope

Valérie LeBlanc, Courage & Hope, 1998. © Valérie LeblancValérie LeBlanc, Courage & Hope, 1998Valérie LeBlanc, Courage & Hope, 1998
The sculpture consists of a golden ladder set against a glass wall. At the base of the ladder are the names of the fourteen women who died in the École Polytechnique tragedy. Carved on the glass are d [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
LeBlanc, Valérie
Installation year: 
1998

Echoes of grace

Marlene Creates, Echoes of grace, 2002Marlene Creates, Echoes of grace, 2002Marlene Creates, Echoes of grace, 2002
On the photographs are two different sets of text, separated into the left side and the right side on each panel. The two sides are meant to show the different kinds of history that a place can have — [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Creates, Marlene
Installation year: 
2001

En d’autres termes

P.K Langshaw, En d'autres termes, 1997P.K Langshaw, En d'autres termes, 1997P.K Langshaw, En d'autres termes, 1997P.K Langshaw, En d'autres termes, 1997
Ten fragments compose this installation, which combines elements of sculpture, writing and figurative image. On a series of plates, letters and phrases are engraved or printed in different calligraphi [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Langshaw, P.K.
Installation year: 
1997

Espace René-Richard

Annie Forand, Espace René-Richard, 1998Annie Forand, Espace René-Richard, 1998Annie Forand, Espace René-Richard, 1998
The structure is a reinterpretation of painter René Richard's boat. Quotes from the artist are engraved on the rear of the structure, in the upper part. Five paintings by the artist are also on displa [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Forand, Annie
Installation year: 
1998

Ex/Diamond

Vera Gartley, Ex/ Diamond, 1993Vera Gartley, Ex/ Diamond, 1993Vera Gartley, Ex/ Diamond, 1993
The artist wanted to transform a dark corner with light and a story. The text portion of her installation invites the viewer into a conversation between the artist and the maker of the lettering. In [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Gartley, Vera
Installation year: 
1993

Frozen Dreams

Blake Williams, Frozen Dreams, 2000Blake Williams, Frozen Dreams, 2000
The mural spans the entire entry corridor of the facility and acts as a welcoming icon . [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Williams, Blake
Installation year: 
2000

FUNhouse

Jacqueline Metz & Nancy Chew, FUNhouse, 2010Jacqueline Metz & Nancy Chew, FUNhouse, 2010
Three permanent installations refer to the activities of the center. The first component to be installed is FUNhouse: cast aluminum soccerballs, volleyballs and basketballs are imbedded into a concret [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Metz, Jacqueline; Chew, Nancy
Installation year: 
2010