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Bowker Accord by Illarion Gallant


Bowker Accord by Illarion Gallant
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Artwork DescriptionCast aluminum arbutus tree and three recirculating ponds.
Artwork StatementThe project was a conceptual day lighting of Bowker Creek, which used to run under the existing medical center. I believe it was originally diverted some 70 years ago.

About Illarion Gallant

DatesMay 12, 1957 Toronto, ON
Artist BioCurrently principal of Rusnak Gallant Ltd. Design - construction and consultation for private and public landscape and art projects.
Artist Resume1996 Emily Carr Institute of Art and DesignBachelor of Fine Art 1992-1997; Emma Lake Artist's Workshop1983-1988; Emily Carr College of Art and Design Diploma Fine Art, Sculpture; 1985-1986 Staatiche Academy Karlsrule, Germany, Sculpture; 1985 Lindabrunn Stone Symposium, Lindabrunn Austria; 1996 BC Care Awards; 1988 Emily Carr College of Art and Design Merit Award; 1987, 1985, 1984 BC Cultural Fund Senior Scholarship; 1986 Society of Graphic Designers of Canada, Award of Merit.

Details

Artwork TypeSculpture
MediumCast aluminum
Unveiled dateJanuary 03, 1998
DimensionsThe tree stands five meters high and each pond is approximately three meters across and the pond heights are .6 of a meter.
Reference #3770
Site1990 Fort Street
Art CategoryPrivately Held Public Art
Selection ProcessPrivate: Rezoning Amenity
Municipality/NeighbourhoodVictoria: Jubilee

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