George A. Norris
Shawnigan Lake, Canada
Oak lectern, St. Saviour's Anglican Church, Penticton, 1965 Welded bronze fountain/traffic island [3'6" high], North Vancouver, 1972 Stainless steel sculpture [18' high] for Swann Mall, University of Calgary, 1975 Stainless steel kinetic sculpture for courtyard [56' high x 28' diam.], 735 Broughton St., Victoria, 1979 Teakwood doors for Sam Ketcham Swimming Pool, Williams Lake, BC, 1981, and many more.
Norris was born in Victoria, BC, in 1928. He attended the Vancouver School of Art and studied with Yugoslav sculptor Ivan Mestrevic at Syracuse University. He won a BC scholarship for a year of advanced study at the Slade School of Art, London, in 1965. He later worked as a carpenter's helper, miner, survey crew member, mill worker, and logger, and taught at UBC, VSA, Penticton Summer School of Art, Banff School of Fine Arts, and Emily Carr College of Art. He worked full time as a sculptor/designer in metal, stone and wood from 1958 to 1983, when he moved to Shawnigan Lake. In 2010, he was a recipient of the Mayor's Arts Award in Public Art.
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George A. Norris
1972
Downtown
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George A. Norris
1974
George A. Norris
1964
Downtown
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George A. Norris
1968
Kitsilano
Gift
George A. Norris
1967
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George A. Norris
1967
Kitsilano
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