Age of Bronze

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Brett Davis, S.S.C

1025 Graham Side Road, RR#2 Newmarket, Ontario, Canada L3Y 4V9

Ph.-905-775-5581 Fax - 905-775-7245

www.ageofbronze.ca e-mail - davis@ageofbronze.ca

BORN: Toronto, Ontario, Canada 1957

EDUCATION: 1978 - 1981 Graduated with Honours from Central Technical School 3 Year Special Art Program. Specialized in Classical sculpture.

1981 - 1983 - Central Technical School - Bronze Casting Course

PROFESSIONAL: For 30 years, I have worked in all facets of bronze sculpture, from welding, fabricating, chasing, fountain design & patina. Worked extensively with many prominent landscaping and architectural firms in the public and private sector, integrating site specific bronze sculptures and bronze water features into the landscape & interior designs, from small scale to monumental.

AWARDS:

1980 - K. A. Griffith Award; Central Technical School, Toronto

1981 - Peter Haworth Award for Meritorious Achievement, Central Technical School; Toronto

1997 - Award Winner, Juried Mill Pond Gallery Show; Richmond Hill, Ontario

1998 - Award Winner Colour and Form Society, Mississauga, Ontario

2004 - Special Recognition Award, Province of Ontario - Lloydtown Rebel Project

2005 - Ontario Heritage Achievement Award

2007 - Certificate of Recognition, Province of Ontario -Buxton Liberty Bell Project

2009 - Award Winner - "Heron" - Kingsbrae Garden Sculpture Competition - Second Place

PUBLIC ART & COMPETITIONS:

1995 - "Sustained" - Located - Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre; -Toronto Ontario, Canada

1998 - "Harmony" - Located - Newmarket Public Library - The Bowman Collection - Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

2000 - "Eternal Peace" - Located - Newmarket Town Hall - Millenium Sculpture - Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

2001 - "Family" & "Symphony" - Located - China Changchun World International Sculpture Park. - Changchun, P.R. China.

2003 - "Endurance" - Located - China Changchun Museum - Changchun, P.R.China.

2003 - "Lloydtown Rebel" Maquette - Located - King City Public Library - Schomberg, Ontario

2004 - "Guardians of The Forest" - Located - Haliburton Sculpture Forest Competition - Haliburton, Ontario, Canada

2004 - "The Last Emperor" - Located - Hue Sculpture Park - Hue, Vietnam

2005 - "Prince Edward Island Service Memorial Fountain"- Competition - Located - Charlottetown, PEI, Canada

2008 - 2009- Kingsbrae Garden Sculpture Competition - "Heron" - Located - St Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada

2009 - "Right on Time" - Ministry of Transportation of Ontario Competition - Located - Go Bus Station, Grimsby, Ontario, Canada

2009 - "Going Home" - Located - Shuangyang International Sculpture Park - Shuangyang, P. R. China

2009 - Winning design for RAVE Arts Award Symbol of Recognition - Vaughan, Ontario, Canada

2014 – Won competition for creating 2 bronze herons for Georgina Entry Wall Feature

Located at Georgina, Ontario

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS:

1993 - “The Fallen Policeman” - Located - Metropolitan Toronto Police Commission, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

1995 - “The Lester B. Pearson Award” National Hockey League Players Association - Located - The Hockey Hall of Fame - Toronto, Ontario, Canada

1996 - “Two Angels" Located - Pine Hills Cemetery. - Toronto, Ontario, Canada

1999 - “The Canadian Prostate Cancer Research Award“. Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre - Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2003 - “Citizen of The Year Award” - Located in Lobby of Newmarket Town Hall - Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

2003 - “Lloydtown Rebel’

Commissioned by Lloydtown Rebellion Association - Located - Lloydtown, Ontario, Canada

2004 - “Governor Generals Horse Guard” - at Denison Armouries, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2006 - 2007 - “Buxton Liberty Bell”- Commissioned by Buxton National Historical Site & Museum - Located - Buxton, Ontario, Canada - Commemorated at Queens Park Legislative Building, Toronto-Feb.14/ ’07

2009 - “Water Harp” - Located - Carrick Fergus, Belfast Ireland

2011 - "Tylee's Angel" - Located Old Mill Cemetery - Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2011 - 3 sculptures purchased for permanent collection - Columbus Centre - Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2013 – Commissioned by the IIAC to create award for the Investment Industry of Canada for inductees into the IIAC Hall of Fame

2014 – “Blue Heron” – Located in Bilgola, Australia

2014 – Commissioned to create life sized figure of former CBC Television host Roy Bonisteel – Unveiled in Trenton, Ontario, October, 2015

HONOURS:

1998 - Became a member of Sculptors Society of Canada (SSC)

2001 - Resident Artist - Holland Landing Public School - Holland Landing, On. Millennium Project

2003 - International Sculpture Conference - Participant - Changchun, P.R. China

2004 - Became a member of Royal British Society of Sculptors (ARBS) - England

2005 - Residency - Dalian Jihe Bronze Works Art Foundry - P.R. China

2005 - Part of advisory committee for creation of sculpture program at Haliburton School of Art,

Haliburton, Ontario, Canada

2006 - First Elaborate Sculpture Exhibition - Specially invited artist - Zhengzhou, Henan Province, P.R. China

2006 - Touring Exhibition - 2008 Beijing Olympic Landscape Sculpture Theme, Beijing, P.R.China

2006 - Part of advisory committee for the formation of arts group, “ASK”- "Arts Society King"

2007 - Short listed - G.R. Cress Bird Bath Competition - Redwood, California, USA

2013 – Created bronze panels for fire place surrounds, 2 private residences – Hariri Pontarini Architects, Toronto, Ontario

SCULPTURE SYMPOSIUMS:

2001 - Changchun International Sculpture Symposium, P.R. China

2004 - 3rd International Sculpture Symposium, Hue, Vietnam

2006 - First Elaborate Sculpture Exhibition and Symposium - Zhengzhou, China

2009- 10th Changchun (Shuangyang) International Sculpture Symposium, P.R. China

GALLERY REPRESENTATION:

The Robert Mede Gallery - Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Kipling Gallery - Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada

TEACHING:

1988 - 1995 - (Painting & Drawing) - Evening Course - Central Technical School - Toronto, Ontario

2001 - (Art Welding) - Evening Course - Central Technical School - Toronto, Ontario

2003 - (Workshop) - Patinas on Cementisious & Gypsum based Materials - City Sculpture School - Toronto

2005 - (Workshop) - Patinas on Bronze & Brass- Dalian Jinhe Bronze Works Art Foundry - P.R. China

2006 - Sculpture - Haliburton School of the Arts- Sir Sandford Fleming College, Haliburton, ON.

2010 - (Patina Workshop) - Patinas applied to Conservation on Non-Ferrous metals - Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI)

PUBLICATIONS:

2001 - China Chungchun International Sculpture Symposium - Collection of Works

2003 - Two televised interviews with Changchun Television - Changchun, P.R.China

2004 - Video - The creation of a Sculpture - “The Rebel Returns” - by Christopher Rowley

2004 - Hue Vietnam - 3rd International Sculpture Symposium

2004 - Televised Interview with VTV (Vietnam Television) - Hue, Vietnam

2005 - Televised Interview with VR News Television - Barrie, Ontario, Canada

2005 - Televised Interview with Dalian TV at Dalian East West Gallery - Dalian, P.R.China

2005 - Appearance on “Room to Grow” with Carson Arthur - Garden Sculpture - Aug. 28, 2005

2005 - Home & Décor Magazine - Garden Sculpture

2006 - Water Garden News - Garden Statuary (American Magazine)

2006 - Garden Great Rooms - by Lorraine Mennen - Pathways to Perennials, Pottageville, ON.

2007 - Homemakers Magazine - Special Feature on Ponds

2009- 10th China Changchun (Shuanyang) International Sculpture Symposium

2012 - Urban Sculpture - Published in Changchun, P. R. China