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A mari usque ad mare

Omer Parent, A mari usque ad mare, 1952Omer Parent, A mari usque ad mare, 1952
The painting represents various commercial activities in Canada, from coast to coast: the fisheries of the Pacific, fruit crops, forestry, Native American art, hunting and the fur trade, the oil indus [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Parent, Omer
Installation year: 
1952

Abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz…

Richard Purdy, Abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz…, 1994
Two aluminium murals feature engraved letters and calligraphy symbols. The metallic surface is textured and krinkled, making it difficult to read. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Purdy, Richard
Installation year: 
1994

Allô, les voyelles

Gilbert Poissant, Allô, les voyelles, 1998. © Gilbert Poissant
Six round murals in three different formats, all slightly textured and in bright colours (blue, red, yellow). The mural displaying the letters "e", "a" and "u" are located at two intersecting walls. O [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Poissant, Gilbert
Installation year: 
1998

Ça et là

Barbara Claus, Ça et là, 1999Barbara Claus, Ça et là, 1999. © Barbara ClausBarbara Claus, Ça et là, 1999Barbara Claus, Ça et là, 1999. © Barbara Claus
Artwork integrated into the ceiling that overlooks the main hall staircase. The work also occupies an adjacent wall and a banner beneath the ceiling. Different elements are brought together: supe [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Claus, Barbara
Installation year: 
1999

Des pas sur terre

Normand Forget, Des pas sur terre, 2000Normand Forget, Des pas sur terre, 2000
A planisphere is cast on the ground at the entrance of the school. This map of Earth is coupled with excerpts from the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. A block of letters is embedded in the wall. At [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Forget, Normand
Installation year: 
2000

Double Blind

Antonia (Katharina) Hirsch, Double blind, 2008Antonia (Katharina) Hirsch, Double blind, 2008
Convex, mirrored acrylic domes lay on a concrete wall spanning four stories and spelling out a "Snellen eye chart"—that familiar series of letters that many of us recognize from routine eye exams—as e [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Hirsch, Antonia (Katharina)
Installation year: 
2008

Fuel

Voyager art & tile, Fuel, 2008
The project was produced with the help of 6,500 students from Red Deer. Each student engraved his or her idea of the word Leisure. The final product resulted into 5 mosaic panels. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
McArthur, Brian ; Detarando, Dawn (Voyager art & tile)
Installation year: 
2008

Jour de fête

Nathalie Font, Jour de fête, 1997. © Pascale BeaudetNathalie Font, Jour de fête, 1997. © Pascale Beaudet
Artwork consisting of a photographic montage of painting reproductions that have marked Art History. Placed over two rows, each of the fourteen images is accompanied by a short text. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Font, Nathalie Mercedes
Installation year: 
1997

La culture est comme une rivière souterraine : elle ne paraît pas toujours, mais elle donne source à l’esprit

Daniel-Jean Primeau, La culture est comme une rivière souterraine.., 1998. Daniel-Jean Primeau, La culture est comme une rivière souterraine.., 1998.
The work is composed of rectangular red clay plates, which are arranged to form a wavy relief on a blue-painted wall. Seen from afar, the art work as a whole evokes a bird taking flight. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Primeau, Daniel-Jean
Installation year: 
1998

La Montée de Saumon

Mural painted on a concrete wall and a triptych consisting of a painting with bas-reliefs. The mural consists of horizontal rectangles, blue wavy forms and stylized fishes that swim along the wall. Th [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Desgagné, Chantale
Installation year: 
1986

Le bateau ivre

Francine Simonin, Le bateau ivre, 1996Francine Simonin, Le bateau ivre, 1996
The structure of the floors lean against a huge slanted wall. Three steel shapes run the length of the four-floor high slanted wall, forming ledges and peaks. These shapes have been cut and assembled, [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Simonin, Francine
Installation year: 
1996

Le bruit du monde

Gilbert Boyer, Le bruit du monde, 2002
The artwork consists of a long glass wall installed under a light shaft. Messages, sentences, words, handwritten or typographical signs as well as declarations collected from the institution's student [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Boyer, Gilbert
Installation year: 
2002

Les mots bleus

Guy Bourassa, Les mots bleus,1995
Two large painted surfaces. Two aluminum shapes: a face outlined in letters and a panel featuring a cutout hand writing a few letters. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Bourassa, Guy
Installation year: 
1995

Les Mots de Sophie

Daniel Dutil, Les Mots de Sophie, 2003. © Éric Gauthier
Wall sculpture occupying an entire wall.  The wall surface is divided in the center by a vertical aluminium rectangle. On each side of this central shape, the wall's concrete slabs are covered wi [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Dutil, Daniel
Installation year: 
2003

Les sept étapes de la médecine

André Garant, Les sept étapes de la médecine, 1957André Garant, Les sept étapes de la médecine, 1957André Garant, Les sept étapes de la médecine, 1957
The mosaic represents the evolution of medicine, from the origins to modern times, as an extension of its pursuit and application in hospitals, with reference to the theoretical and practical activiti [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Garant, André
Installation year: 
1957