John Greer

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John Greer is a Canadian sculptor.

Life and work[edit]

...it is Greer's carved marble and cast bronze sculptures that confirm his place as one of the most compellingly thoughtful and accomplished sculptors at work in Canada.[1]

Ron Shuebrook

Greer has exhibited his work since 1967 extensively in Canada and the USA, Iceland and Korea. Greer studied Fine Art from 1962–1967 in Halifax, Montreal and Vancouver. He taught sculpture at NSCAD University in Halifax for 26 years and is based in LaHave, Nova Scotia, Dallas, Texas and Pietrasanta, Italy. Greer's public commissions include Gathering, 2001 for a park in Seoul, Korea and Reflection, 2001, the Monument to Canadian Aid Workers in Ottawa, Canada. His work Origins, 1995 is permanently installed in the Ondaatje courtyard of the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. He had an exhibition in Brookhaven College, Farmers Branch, Texas entitled "Alluding to Allusion" April, 2008.[2] John Greer recently starred in an award-winning short film directed by Sean Breitkreutz entitled "The Missing Piece" in 2014.[3]

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Shuebrook, Ron (September–October 1987). "John Greer-Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax, 1987". Vanguard 16 (4). Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  2. ^ John Greer, Thomas Seawell Exhibit at Brookhaven
  3. ^ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Qon1Bg6VU4
  4. ^ "Members since 1880". Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. Retrieved 11 September 2013. 

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