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The Ball Is In Your Court, Jennifer Marman and Daniel Borins, January 2019

People in the Window

People in the Window

This site-specific intervention in the Casa display window combines and develops some of the illusion techniques that David Hoffos has been experimenting with for the past 20 years. The video portraits were shot in July 2014 at the South Country Fair, Fort Macleod’s...

David Hoffos
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Courage and Dedication

Courage and Dedication

he design for the relief sculpture that enhances the entrances to the Scenic Drive pedestrian tunnel was originally created in response to the public art call for the Royal View Cemetery Gate project. The design was developed to engage and captivate the viewer;...

Gerry Houghton
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Ghost Car

Ghost Car

Ghost Car is one of six transportable murals by Jason Trotter located in the downtown core. This work was created by transferring a historical photographic image with a stencil onto perforated sheets of metal. James Lawrence Davis stands in front of a streetcar (circa...

Jason Trotter
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Chinook-A-Tron

Chinook-A-Tron

This is the second in a series for Pavlenko. Additional whirly gig type sculptures may be installed throughout the downtown core to take advantage of the Southern Alberta wind. Commissioned by the Downtown Business Revitalization Zone and installed by the City of...

Alex Pavlenko
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Sphere of Social Conscience and Influence

Sphere of Social Conscience and Influence

This object standing, in direct anthropocentric reflection, is the materialization of a 50 year history of the Allied Arts Council role in Lethbridge. The sphere’s assertive presence reiterates the determination of the numerous creative organizations that banded...

Carl Granzow
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Three Kings

Three Kings

In a series of 3 murals, homage is paid to indigenous people of Southern Alberta through portraits of Chief Red Crow (Kainai), Chief Sitting Behind An Eagle Tail Feather (Piikani); and Chief Crowfoot (Siksika) who represent First Nations in the Blackfoot Confederacy....

Jason Trotter
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John Enderby “Jock” Palmer

John Enderby “Jock” Palmer

In this mural, Jock Palmer is posing in front of one of his planes and below him is a letter destined to be the first airmail flight from Lethbridge to Ottawa. Jock Palmer was born in Cambridge, England in 1898 and immigrated to Lethbridge in 1905. He joined the...

Jason Trotter
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Black Diamond

Black Diamond

Standing forefront in this image is four unidentified men posing near a coal mine shaft. A key to Lethbridge’s initial boom, coal mines generated work for many young men and brought people to the city. Black Diamond features “Galt Coal” which was a leader in the coal...

Jason Trotter
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How Can I Miss You If You Never Go Away

How Can I Miss You If You Never Go Away

Commissioned by the Downtown Revitalization Steering Committee as part of the initiative to beautify and revitalize Galt Gardens. The work was to be located in a public, high-traffic, family-orientated location. It encourages interaction and community engagement,...

Andy Davies
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Wrangling Willie and the Wind Eater

Wrangling Willie and the Wind Eater

This kinetic sculpture started as a concept for a durable, ornamental windsock. “Willie” is fabricated from light gauge aluminum sheeting that is riveted together, features a rotor in the front to add to the motion effects and finally the windsock was personified with...

Alex Pavlenko
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