Public Art Collection

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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    Keystone Species of the Prairie

    Keystone Species of the Prairie

    These designs emphasize the interconnection of all living things. It highlights the prairie dogs, the buffalo, and human beings for the integral parts they play within the status of their ecosystem’s health. They are what biology refers to as “keystone species,”...

    Rudy Black Plume
    Colours Swirl

    Colours Swirl

    This playful photograph employs the four bold colours typical to the palette associated with children’s toys. Shot in a playground, this image is a metaphor to the feelings of Joy and Laughter that one can experience throughout our City. Evoking warm memories of...

    Wayne Dwornik
    Buck

    Buck

    Buck combines the approaches of two artists. Hagan brings a strong sense of colour and a background in abstraction. Armstrong has a similar attraction to vibrant colours and a love of local wildlife. In this work, you see the use of organic, round and oval stone...

    Leila Armstrong and Aaron Hagan
    Bolts of Creativity

    Bolts of Creativity

    is work is situated at Casa in the heart of downtown Lethbridge. As Casa is a hub of Creativity for our Community, Bolts of Creativity is a symbol of the spark and energy of the creative process that emerges at our Community Arts Center. Casa is a centre for learning,...

    Aaron Hagan
    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
    The Ball Is In Your Court

    The Ball Is In Your Court

    The Ball is in Your Court is inspired by the intrinsic geometries of sport, while simultaneously referencing the divisions of space-within-space existing in the ATB Centre. Athletic exercises and sport are activities of measure. Many games involve the use of a ball...

    Jennifer Marman and Daniel Borins
    Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame

    Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame

    The design for the Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame honours the inductees (past, present and future) and is intended to inspire the visiting youth and community members to appreciate and participate in sport and aspire to become inductees themselves. From the sports and...

    Collin Zipp
    Near + Far

    Near + Far

    Driving across the prairie south into Lethbridge during a rainstorm. The windshield captures the sunset as a panoramic identity. Beads of water sit on the glass which invites the viewer to consider the distances we measure in this landscape. Refraction. Reflection....

    Derek Besant
    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