Old East Village Public Art Crawl

1. Melanie Schambach, Can you see me in you?, c. 2018

(400 Adelaide Street, south-facing wall, on Marshall Street)
This piece was in collaboration with International Children’s Summer Villages local property owners, LIHC and the OEV BIA.

 

2. Susan Day, supported by the London Clay Art Centre, Marshall Street Mosaic, c. 2018

(390 Adelaide Street, south-facing wall, on Marshall Street)
A community-generated clay mosaic funded by the City of London Neighbourhood Decision Making Grant.

3.Ian Gordon, Musical Chair, c. 2015

(625 Dundas Street)
This work honours community members who create the weekly event, "Musical Chairs" at the St. Regis Tavern and was commissioned by the OEV BIA. 

 

4. Dave Cook and Ian Gordon, Sunflower on Patio, c. 2018

(630 Dundas Street)

A metalwork art piece and collaboration between Fire Roasted's Dave Cook and Fire & Iron's Ian Gordon. 
 

6. Susan Day, supported by the London Clay Art Centre, Gateway Mosaic #1, c. 2018

(Municipal Lot 2, Adelaide Street entrance)

This work is one of four gateway pieces consisting of ceramic tile mosaics that enliven the entire perimeter of this lot.

7a. Banting House Flame of Hope, c. 1989

(442 Adelaide Street)
This monument honours those affected by diabetes and was kindled by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother in 1989. It will only be extinguished by the research team that finds the cure for diabetes.

 

7b. John Miecznikowski, Sir Fredrick Banting Statue, c. 1989

(442 Adelaide Street)

This bronze statue depicts Banting writing down his hypothesis for insulin and was unveiled prior to kindling the Flame of Hope by the Queen Mother. 

7c. Daniel Castillo, Globe, c. 2010 

(442 Adelaide Street)

This globe sculpture represents diabetes as a global issue as it features the name of every country in the world on the surrounding fins. It sits atop a time capsule, entombed in 1991, that will be opened upon discovery of a cure.  

7d . Nohl Reiser, Sir Frederick Banting Mural, c. 2018

(442 Adelaide, south-facing wall)

This graffiti-style mural was commissioned by Diabetes Canada and Banting House to commemorate Banting's 125th birthday. It is an interpretation of two pinnacle things in his life: the 25 word hypothesis leading to the discovery of insulin (top) and his passion for art (bottom)

7e. Matthew Carver and Ron Mcdougall, Sir Frederick Banting Mural, c. 1991

(608 Dundas Street, west-facing wall)

Commissioned by the Centretown BIA (predecessor to the OEV BIA) to commemorate Banting's 100th birthday, these two University students each painted one side with industrial bonding paint that is supposed to last 100 years.

8. Simon Shegelman, One of a Kind Shopping, 2013
Three distinct pieces commissioned by the OEV BIA to represent the kinds of businesses driving the OEV economy. Parking sign in partnership with the City of London

 

9. Susan Day, supported by the London Clay Art Centre, Gateway Mosaic #2, c. 2019

(Municipal Lot 2, Queens Avenue entrance)

Another one of four gateway pieces consisting of ceramic tile mosaics that enliven the entire perimeter of this lot,

10a. Simon Shegelman, OEV Arts & Culture, c. 2014 

(Municipal Lot 2, Parking sign facing south)

 

10b. Simon Shegelman, OEV Food Basket, c. 2015 

(Municipal Lot 2, Parking sign facing north)

11. Susan Day supported by the  London Clay Art Centre, Gateway Mosaic #3, c. 2019

(Municipal Lot 2, Elizabeth Street entrance)

The third of four gateway pieces consisting of ceramic tile mosaics that enliven the entire perimeter of this lot,

12. Susan Day, Beth Turnbull Morrish, London Clay Art Centre Canada/Ontario 150 Mosaic, c. 2016 

(664 Dundas Street, east-facing wall)

This piece celebrates Canada and Ontario in its 150th year. As well, the piece represents the literal cultural mosaic that has come to define this country. 

13. Susan Day supported by the London Clay Art Centre, Gateway Mosaic #4, c. 2019

(Municipal Lot 1, Elizabeth Street Entrance)

This is the fourth gateway piece consisting of ceramic tile mosaics that enliven the entrance to this lot,

14. Jeremy Jeresky, I love OEV! Selfie Station #OEVLDN, c. 2010

(Municipal Lot 1, behind 710 Dundas)

Tucked behind the Palace Theatre, find this selfie station by Jeremy Jeresky where you can proclaim your OEV love through photos! 

15. Susan Day supported by the London Clay Art Centre, Wayfinder Mosaic, Elizabeth Street, c. 2018

(674 Dundas, east-facing wall)

The third incredible clay tile mosaic in OEV to beautify the streets and help people get where they're going! 

16. William (Bill) Lishman aka "Father Goose" (1939-2017), Sheep, Pig and Steer, c. 1967

Lishman was renowned a naturalist known for teaching Canada Geese to fly south. His work includes 2 award winning films and numerous works of public art, including an 86 foot high sculpture for Expo ’86 in Vancouver. Western Fair chose to display the turkey, sheep, pig and steer in a public setting within the Old East Village community to reflect the agricultural roots and heritage of the Association.