Durham West Arts Centre

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Cyber Gallery • Featured Artist • Ruth Abernethy


Ruth Abernethy

Canadiana (9kb) Ian Millar & Big Ben. Life-size bronze portraits, 2005, Joint project with pattern-maker Stewart Smith and equestrian illustrator Jean Abernethy. Commissioned by the Perth Chamber of Commerce, Ontario (40kb) Bear 54
Beaver 50 Snail 18 Goose 50
Leaping Hare 32 Franklin the Turtle 36 Arnold Palmer - Portrait reference, Mr. Palmer's first pro golf victory at Weston Golf and Country Club in 1955. Bronze, life-size, 2005, Weston Ontario (230kb)
Glenn Gould Award - Bronze, 1999, figure portrait, 6 'Glenn' - Bronze, life-size, on bronze bench, 2000. Unveiled following the Glenn Gould Gathering, an international symposium of Gould's devotees, musicologists, and scholars. Shown here with Yo Yo Ma. Commissioned by the Glenn Gould Foundation. Based on an original photo by Don Hunstein. CBC, Front Street, Toronto (159kb) Al Waxman - Bronze figure portrait and inscribed bronze benches, 2001. Bellevue Park, Toronto, Ontario. Commissioned by the Merchants of Kensington Market (100kb)
Ladies - Size 8 - Laser-cut 18 guage stainless steel, Formed by hand to an actual size 8, 1999. Private collections, Australia, England and Italy (62kb) Leap of Faith - Bronze, life size, 2000. Centerpiece of Wilmot Township Millennium Park (85kb) Stratford Montage - Bronze, larger than life, three figures, 1997. Stratford, Ontario. Commissioned by The Stratford Festival (116kb)


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