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Catherine Burgess, Return, 2001

Location: East exterior wall of Union Bank Inn 10053 – Jasper Ave.



Catherine Burgess continues to produce sculpture that is both elegant and timeless. Her refined approach to donor recognition is effective with 390 individually cast aluminum rings that are interconnected to represent the Edmonton Community Foundation, their donors and monetary recipients.


Biography: Catherine Burgess is an Edmonton artist who has been working and exhibiting her sculpture for more than 30 years. She graduated from the University of Alberta’s Fine Arts Department with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in 1975. She has maintained a sculpture studio in Edmonton ever since, mounted more than 25 solo exhibitions and shown in more than 60 group exhibitions in Canada, the US and England. She has completed four large-scale public sculpture commissions, two of which are in Downtown Edmonton (The Big Rock, 1995 in Rice Howard Way and Return, 2001). She also collaborated with the artist group Tricycle on several large-scale public sculpture installations in Sherwood Park, Alberta. Her work is represented in more than 25 public collections across Canada.


Sponsoring Partner: Edmonton Community Foundation

Supporting Partner: Oxford Properties Group

Produced by: The Places (Art and Design in Public Places Program) of the Works International Visual Art Society

Sources: The Places Tour – The Works International Visual Art Society, Catherine Burgess

Photo Credit: The Places