New Members & Spirit of Spring

Opening Reception: March 7, 2020 / 2 – 5 pm
19 Mill Street, Toronto

The Sculptors Society of Canada welcomed two New Members:


His conceptual stonework reveals thought-provoking narrations by incorporating textural elements of pigment, silver and gold gilt and iridescent glass.

Tom Ashbourne (left) and his sculpture Echo, chlorite, billiard ball, copper/silver gilding, granite base, 37 x 21 x 13 cm (right)


Her fascination of ancient cultures and the feminine form focuses on bronze castings of intriguing fertility goddesses.

Britt-Marie Lindgren (left) and her work Eartha, bronze, 24 x 24 x 24 cm (right)

Celebrating Spirit of Spring – is a second simultaneous show of eight members’ approaches – working with elements of wood, stone, ceramic, bronze, metals and lucite – in welcoming new beginnings, new energy and new signs of Spring.

GORDON BECKER’s sculptures are reflecting the precarious times we live in.

Gordon Becker, Three On A Boat, wood, pigment, 148 x 127 x 33 cm

ANDREW BENYEI is inspired by real situations: “a slice in time”.

Andrew Benyei, Pirouette, bronze, 89 x 53 x 41 cm

ANDY BERG’s abstract stoneware structure is homage to Lee Krasner and abstract expressionism.

Andy Berg and The Eye Has It Krasner, stoneware, polymer, 26 x 51 x 26 cm

PAUL ELIA is Influenced by architecture – his work incorporates smooth and flowing elements creating a sense of forward motion.

Paul Elia with Arco Azzurro & Arco Verde, lucite, 23 x 23 x 7 cm each

LILLY OTASEVIC is symbolizing a childhood fantasy of far away places in her metal piece.

Lilly Otasevic, Kaleidoscope, copper, aluminum, 43 x 38 x 38 cm

DAVID RUBEN PIQTOUKUN, an Inuit artist from Paulatuk, NW Territories, uses materials and imagery that link modern and traditional elements in a personal vision.

David Ruben Piqtoukun, Bottom Fish Man, Brazilian soapstone, red pipe stone, black pearl stone, 4 x 36 x 46 cm

GORD SMITH says about his method: “It just happens. A work of art does not need interpretation.”

Gord Smith with his sculpture, Spirit, wood dowels, 112 x 26 x 10 cm

DANIEL YU’s work is inspired by the human condition and desires.

Daniel Yu, Totem – Three Minds of Man, chlorite, pigment, 58 x 25 x 23 cm

Images are courtesy of Canadian Sculpture Centre

*Exhibition information: New Members & SPIRIT OF SPRING, March 7 – April, 2020, Canadian Sculpture Centre, 19 Mill Street, Distillery District. The gallery is closed until further notice.

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