Research in artworks: Interior, Teaching and research, Integration of art and architecture

À l'étude, tome II

Rose-Marie E. Goulet,  À l'étude, tome II, 2000. © Rose-Marie E. GouletRose-Marie E. Goulet,  À l'étude, tome II, 2000. © Rose-Marie E. Goulet
Located on either side of the main entrance to the college, the installation is unified by a background painted in intense shades of blue. Toward the cafeteria, two large wood veneer panels fan out, a [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Goulet, Rose-Marie E.
Installation year: 
2000

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

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

Aire de jeux

Jean-Pierre Gaudreau, Aire de jeux, 1999 © Jean-François Landry
The sculpture is inserted in an aluminium box and embedded into a brick wall. The surface made of a green resin plywood and represents a playground. A median line and two goal areas mark out its borde [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Gaudreau, Jean-Pierre
Installation year: 
1999

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

Angles d'incidence

Claudine Cotton, Angles d'incidence, 1998Claudine Cotton, Angles d'incidence, 1998. © Nathalie VilleneuveClaudine Cotton, Angles d'incidence, 1998. © Nathalie VilleneuveClaudine Cotton, Angles d'incidence, 1998
The artwork consists of a sculptural installation with one part located inside the building and another part, outside.Inside, a large white panel is installed on a black painted wall. It creates a t [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Cotton, Claudine
Installation year: 
1998

Barques et Brouettes

Jean-Pierre Gaudreau, Barques et Brouettes, 1997
The work consists of four paintings. In the lobby, three paintings display wheelbarrows made of aluminium or that have been painted in bright colours (red, yellow, orange, blue). Boats are pouring out [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Gaudreau, Jean-Pierre
Installation year: 
1997

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

Don Quichotte

Thérèse Guy, Don Quichotte, 1986. © Josianne Gervais
The work consists of a semi-abstract stained glass on the theme of Don Quichotte. The composition includes 9 tiles, numbered 1 to 9, distributed from the lower left corner to the upper right corner an [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Guy, Thérèse
Installation year: 
1986

Four Horsemen

François Houde, Four Horsemen, 1989François Houde, Four Horsemen, 1989
Composed of about 300 industrial glass blocks, this work is the last of the artist's works known as the Ming Series. Using horses as a pretext to create a metaphor of building civilizations, Houde cre [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Houdé, François
Installation year: 
1989

Histoire alphabétisante

Pierre Leblanc, Histoire alphabétisante, 1989. © Centre d'Exposition Lanaudière
The work consists of sculptures and photographs, and includes high reliefs and low reliefs on the theme of "bandes-dessinées" (comic books). Among the illustrated elements, there are characters, anima [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Leblanc, Pierre
Installation year: 
1989

Jardin sonore / Rêve blanc (2 tableaux)

The work consists of two paintings with irregular contours, featuring a multi-coloured abstract composition. According to the artist, they evoke the poetry of Émile Nelligan. The titles of each painti [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Guimont, Sylvie
Installation year: 
1991

Je te prête ma plume

Michèle Lapointe, Je te prête ma plume, 2007Michèle Lapointe, Je te prête ma plume, 2007
Four colourful feathers are embedded into large glass panels which are hung by stainless steel rods that represent the feathers' stalk. Motifs are then superimposed, evoking the college's different co [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lapointe, Michèle
Installation year: 
2007

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