1928 - Brampton City Hall“To perpetuate the memory of our glorious dead and to gratefully recognize the sacrifice of the men of Brampton in the Great War 1914-1918 and 1939-1945, Korea 1950-1953.”
John Tayler & Co. Loughborough - 1913 - Gage ParkThe Bell was installed in 1913 as part of the clockwork in the tower of the Dominion Building, 8 Queen Street East. It was cast by John Tayler & Co., Loughborough, Leicester, England. The Bell was restored and installed at this location by Benson and Hedges Tobacco Company as part of the company’s contribution to the Centennial celebration of the Town of Brampton
Jim Menken, 2005 Tree Carving - Public CommissionThe Veteran was carved in 2005 in honour of the National Year of the Veteran, from the trunk of dying red oak tree that had stood for over a century. The statue is modeled on Bill Bettridge, a decorated Veteran of World War II and survivor of Operation Overlord, the D-Day landing in Normandy, France that ultimately lead to the end of the war. It stands in silent tribute to the many men and women of Brampton who served and continue to serve our nation in wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping missions around the world so that we may live in freedom and in peace.
Don Dickson - 2002 Sculpture - Public CommissionIn Greek Mythology, was a mountain nymph chased by Pan to the edge of a river. In order to save herself, she appealed to the goddess to change her into reeds. Pan, disconsolate when he cannot find her, gathers the reeds together to form a panpipe and plays music to assuage his grief.
Andrew Owen - 2012 - ArtPrint Pop Up Art Installation - Heritage TheatreAndrew Owen of AO1 Creative is an established visual artist and community arts educator, whose multimedia work has been showcased across North America and Asia. Andrew’s focus as a public artist is on the creation of community engaged collaborative artworks: projects that are created for and with the public.Andrew’s Untitled installation on the Heritage Theatre reflects his current form of artistic practice, a technique known as “photo-cubic tableaux”. Photo-cubic tableaux are best described as larger than life photographic compositions, assembled from a number of life size 1:1 scale shots. Untitled is a modern artistic representation of our diverse and colourful community. For more examples of Andrew’s exciting artistic work, please visit: www.ao1creative.com. Untitled was made in collaboration with downtown Brampton retailers, the Brampton Cricket League, the Brampton Concert Band, the Brampton Thunder Canadian Women’s Hockey League team, and City of Brampton Fire and Emergency Services,