Sculpture

The City of Lethbridge Public Art Collection is growing and represents a unique and diverse selection of works.

A Departure, Ilan Sandler, 2009

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    Send Receive All

    Send Receive All

     Inspired by the forms, history and multiculturalism illustrated through Lethbridge’s rich heritage of postal correspondence, Send Receive All consists of three interrelated art components. The Screen artwork recalls the dynamic actions of paper folding for letters,...

    Jill Anholt
    A Similar Nature

    A Similar Nature

    A Similar Nature was created in response to the mentorship I was awarded with ceramic artist Susan Day from London, ON in 2022. Part of the mentorship involved working with Day in her studio and installing her public art mosaic The New Nature at Legacy Park. Both Day...

    Michelle Sylvestre
    Hinode

    Hinode

    Utilising Canadian lumber and the Japanese woodworking methods Kumiko (interlocking lattice) and magewappa (woodbending), Hinode brings together the two heritages honoured at the Bunka Centre at Nikka Yuko Garden. The artist designed simplified organic forms which...

    Takashi Iwasaki
    Together

    Together

    Together offers a ‘social infrastructure’ for community-making. Composed of twenty-six abstractly simple seats, the artwork references the universal and anthropomorphic qualities of the chair, while at the same time blurring the boundaries between the individual seats...

    Coryn Kempster and Julia Jamrozik
    A Geometry of the Sky

    A Geometry of the Sky

    A Geometry of the Sky reinterprets the Dominion Land Survey and the grid pattern of roads common across the Prairies, including here in Lethbridge. It takes a two-dimensional grid and turns it into a three-dimensional lattice. The resulting form has depth and open...

    Andrew Rabyniuk
    Offrande Migratoire / Migratory Gift

    Offrande Migratoire / Migratory Gift

    At the very core of this monumental work of art is the symbol of stones brought back from traveling so as to remember the people, the encounters and the territory. The Québec granite block, whose movement is marked by a trail on the ground, seems to have been laid...

    Marc Dulude
    Listen

    Listen

    Listen is a sound mirror. The concave area behind the bench is a parabola that reflects sound to a single point 76 cm. or 30 inches from the top of the bench. As a passive hearing aid, Listen does not create sound, but will amplify the sounds entering the parabola for...

    Terry Billings
    Connected Ribbon

    Connected Ribbon

    The artists said, “Our concept for this project is to bring together three important elements: A unique and contemporary shape. The shape will allow skateboarders to interact with the artwork. The sculpture will provide the opportunity to artistically and prominently...

    Paul Reimer and Nathan Siemens
    Bit Portal

    Bit Portal

    The design project was intended to enhance the aesthetic of the wall while providing pedestrian traffic the opportunity to observe activity in the outdoor studio. This work is based on the imperfect nature of digital media and its susceptibility to pixelation....

    Marta Timmer
    Common Unity

    Common Unity

    City of Lethbridge issued a call for this work in a three-stage art competition. As the winning submission, George Heagle received a commission to design, fabricate and install a reception desk for a new community art center that was being constructed in downtown...

    George Heagle
    Threshold Gates

    Threshold Gates

    Threshold Gates is the sculptural entry into the Royal View Memorial Cemetery. The design of the gate offers a transition zone for visitors to the cemetery, a moment to move from ordinary life on the street to a special place of peace and reflection. Even while the...

    Tony Bloom
    Mirrored Earth

    Mirrored Earth

    Mirrored Earth is an artwork activated by the movement of passersby – the community becoming part of the artwork. It is an abstracted representation of the nearby landscape of coulees. Scattered mirrors react and move to the movement of passersby, evoking the glimmer...

    Jacqueline Metz and Nancy Chew