Public Art News

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

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
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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
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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
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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
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Signal

Signal

Signal was proposed to the City of Lethbridge in response to a call which invited artists to participate in a two stage public art competition. As the winning submission, Douglas Senft received a commission to create and install a public art work on the site of a new...

Douglas Senft
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Aeolian Aviary

Aeolian Aviary

Aeolian Aviary is a sculptural sound installation. It combines the acoustic resonance of a wind and light sensitive string instrument with the dynamic emergence of a flock of cast aluminum birds. These birds, 67 in number, animate the gestures of flight from the...

Catherine Ross and Denton Frederickson
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A Departure

A Departure

A Departure is based on three types of driver train wheels that have crossed the Alberta CPR High-Level Bridge since 1909. The sculpture components frame views of the bridge, the Oldman River Valley, the Galt Museum, and the University of Lethbridge.  When facing the...

Ilan Sandler
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