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Barrie Spirit Catcher

Barrie Spirit Catcher

15 Lakeshore Dr, Barrie, ON, L4N 6T4, Barrie, Ontario
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The Spirit Catcher (also called Dream Catcher) is a sculpture situated on the shore of Kempenfelt Bay in Barrie, Ontario, Canada. It was originally created by sculptor Ron Baird for the Expo 86 in Vancouver.

Nine sculptors were asked to submit proposals for Expo 86, and two were chosen to be commissioned. The sculpture took six months to sculpt using COR-TEN steel; this alloy develops a non-corrosive oxide and retains its structural integrity.

After the end of the exposition, the sculpture was purchased by the Helen McCrea Peacock Foundation in Toronto for CAD $230,000. The foundation then donated the sculpture to the 'Barrie Gallery Project' as an inspiration to create an art gallery in the city of Barrie, Ontario, Canada.

Photo Credit: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/0/06/Wikispirit.jpg/250px-Wikispirit.jpg

Text Credit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spirit_Catcher

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    guestBook Guestbook/ yamaneko/ Oct 22, 2017

    This is one giant iron sculpture that can be seen from far! It overlooks Lake Simcoe. Since it was not windy the day I was there, it did not move!

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Who is the sculptor of the Spirit Catcher?

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Who is the sculptor of the Spirit Catcher?

Pattie O'Donnell Ron Baird Will Smith Allen Rock
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  • Impressive!
    guestBook Guestbook/ yamaneko/ Oct 22, 2017

    This is one giant iron sculpture that can be seen from far! It overlooks Lake Simcoe. Since it was not windy the day I was there, it did not move!

  • Explore150 photoSpot Snapshot/ yamaneko/ Oct 22, 2017

The Spirit Catcher (also called Dream Catcher) is a sculpture situated on the shore of Kempenfelt Bay in Barrie, Ontario, Canada. It was originally created by sculptor Ron Baird for the Expo 86 in Vancouver.

Nine sculptors were asked to submit proposals for Expo 86, and two were chosen to be commissioned. The sculpture took six months to sculpt using COR-TEN steel; this alloy develops a non-corrosive oxide and retains its structural integrity.

After the end of the exposition, the sculpture was purchased by the Helen McCrea Peacock Foundation in Toronto for CAD $230,000. The foundation then donated the sculpture to the 'Barrie Gallery Project' as an inspiration to create an art gallery in the city of Barrie, Ontario, Canada.

15 Lakeshore Dr, Barrie, ON, L4N 6T4, Barrie, Ontario
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Photo: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/0/06/Wikispirit.jpg/250px-Wikispirit.jpg