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A Brief History of Ottawa

Adrian Göllner, A Brief History of Ottawa, 1994Adrian Göllner, A Brief History of Ottawa, 1994
The maps were installed on the incline under the bridge with corresponding dates and words directly below. This particular set features a map of the lakes and rivers of the Ottawa region before Wester [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Göllner, Adrian
Installation year: 
1994

A Mari Usque Ad Mare

Joe Chomistek, A Mari Usque Ad Mare, 1984
Rock carving depicting a map of Canada and the nation's Coat of Arms. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Chomistek, Joe
Installation year: 
1984

A Monument To a Lost Opportunity

Justin Wonnacott,  A Monument To a Lost Opportunity
Slab with an inscription in the sidewalk. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Wonnacott, Justin
Installation year: 
1992

Adeona/Abeona

Deeter Hastenteufel,  Adeona/Abeona, 2000
Artwork creator(s): 
Hastenteufel, Deeter
Installation year: 
2000

Autour et de très près

Andrew Dutkewych, Autour et de très près, 1992Andrew Dutkewych, Autour et de très près, 1992Andrew Dutkewych, Autour et de très près, 1992Andrew Dutkewych, Autour et de très près, 1992
Sculpture and fountain incorporating a circular basing and four elements carved in granite, all of which are topped with a slab. The base of each element is an upside down face, carved in bas-relief. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Dutkewych, Andrew
Installation year: 
1992

Bancs de pierre.. .et de paroles/ Bancos de pedra... e de palabras

Bancs de pierre...et de paroles/ Bancos de pedra... e de palabras, 2009Bancs de pierre...et de paroles/ Bancos de pedra... e de palabras, 2009Bancs de pierre...et de paroles/ Bancos de pedra... e de palabras, 2009
Twelve granite benches installed along Saint-Laurent Blvd. Portuguese and French literary quotes are engraved onto them. Each bench is decorated with ceramics created by four Montreal artists of Portu [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lima, Joe; Branco, Joseph; Rebelo, Miguel; Calado, Carlos
Installation year: 
2009

Bleu… et toutes les couleurs

Michel Goulet, Bleu… et toutes les couleurs, 1995Michel Goulet, Bleu… et toutes les couleurs, 1995Michel Goulet, Bleu… et toutes les couleurs, 1995
A bronze table is installed in the indoor garden. Small amounts of colours have been sprinkled onto it. Under each colour, a verb in the infinitive is engraved directly into the tabletop. A wall near [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Goulet, Michel
Installation year: 
1995

Catching Neutrinos

Darci Mallon, Catching Neutrinos, 2005Darci Mallon, Catching Neutrinos, 2005Darci Mallon, Catching Neutrinos, 2005
The cone highlights historic headlines from the Edmonton Journal over the past 100 years. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Mallon, Darci
Installation year: 
2005

Circle of Words, Garden of Thought

Linda Covit, Circle of Words, Garden of Thought, 2002Linda Covit, Circle of Words, Garden of Thought, 2002. © Marc André BrouilletteLinda Covit, Circle of Words, Garden of Thought, 2002. © Marc André BrouilletteLinda Covit, Circle of Words, Garden of Thought, 2002. © Marc André Brouillette
The main component, a wide stone bench, traces a sixty-foot-long arc. The circular movement is reinforced by a stand of light columns and an arc of birch trees along the outside curve of the bench. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Covit, Linda
Installation year: 
2002

Comme un poisson dans la ville

Gilbert Boyer, Comme un poisson dans la ville, 1988Gilbert Boyer, Comme un poisson dans la ville, 1988Gilbert Boyer, Comme un poisson dans la ville, 1988. © Gilbert BoyerGilbert Boyer, Comme un poisson dans la ville, 1988. © Gilbert Boyer
The artwork consists of 12 plates affixed to different buildings in a given neighborhood. The 12th plate is hidden in the 10th plate, which is divided in two. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Boyer, Gilbert
Installation year: 
1988

Compass Rose

Justin Wonnacott, Compass Rose
This work combines a simplified image of the Ottawa area landscape, as seen from a satellite, with a drawing of a surveyor's sextant over the city, which partly obscures the word "domic [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Wonnacott, Justin
Installation year: 
2003

CREDO

Studios Hooper &  Darren Byers, CREDO, 2008
In the sculpture, an older man contemplates the draught of a document quietly; beside him kneels the small figure of himself at the age of seven. At that time, he lived in Hampton and, all through his [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Hooper Studios; Byers, Darren

Double Word Score

Ivan Jurakic, Double Word Score, 2005Ivan Jurakic, Double Word Score, 2005.
Double Word Score features a set of seven engraved granite paving stones that spell RISE and IRIS. The shape, font and scoring reference Scrabble tiles. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Jurakic, Ivan
Installation year: 
2005

Drapeau Blanc

Armand Vaillancourt, Drapeau Blanc, 1987Armand Vaillancourt, Drapeau Blanc, 1987Armand Vaillancourt, Drapeau Blanc, 1987
Composed of thirteen stones, the sculpture is laid out in the shape of an arrow as a tribute to Native populations. The stones are engraved with human imprints and messages. These are quotes by famous [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Vaillancourt, Armand
Installation year: 
1987

Éclatement II

Charles Daudelin, Éclatement II, 1998Charles Daudelin, Éclatement II, 1998Charles Daudelin, Éclatement II, 1998Charles Daudelin, Éclatement II, 1998
Colossal fountain. The text is written on its perimeter. The fountain represents tectonic plates that have been disrupted by the effects of water. It is an analogy to how natural elements are raised a [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Daudelin, Charles
Installation year: 
1998