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Sculptor Tyler Fauvelle with Afghanistan Memorial

On November 11th, millions will gather at cenotaphs in cities and towns across Canada, and in many other countries around the world. This is to reflect upon the sacrifices of so many men and women who fought for freedom in modern wars.

Most of these monuments were erected after the First World War, and some after the Second World War. They often depict soldiers of those wars.

A Canadian artist has created a new memorial to the those who fought in the Afghan war.  Tyler Fauvelle is an artist based in Sudbury Ontario. read more.

Tom Thomson: Into the Wind by Sculptor Tyler Fauvelle

SUDBURY, Ontario – After an overturned canoe pointed to tragedy, Tom Thomson’s body was found on July 8, 1917, in Canoe Lake, Algonquin Park. To this day, no one knows what happened to one of Canada’s greatest painters.   This summer, the 100th anniversary of Thomson’s death, Sudbury-based sculptor Tyler Fauvelle presents “Into the Wind”, an artwork honouring Thomson and his powerful wilderness paintings.  read more.

Charles Henry Byce by Sculptor Tyler Fauvelle

NAUGHTON, ONTARIO – A bronze monument commemorating Charles Henry Byce, Canada’s most highly-decorated Indigenous soldier of the Second World War, was unveiled at the Royal Canadian Legion, in the Chapleau community where Byce was born in 1916.

The bronze and granite monument, created by Sudbury sculptor Tyler Fauvelle (www.tylerfauvelle.ca), celebrates Byce’s extreme bravery and leadership. read more.

Francis Pegahmagabow - Hero of the Great War

One hundred years after Francis Pegahmagabow received his first Military Medal, his family and community joined First Nation, military and other dignitaries on National Aboriginal Day to celebrate the unveiling of the first monument erected in Pegahmagabow’s honour.

The life-sized bronze monument, created by Sudbury-based sculptor Tyler Fauvelle (www.tylerfauvelle.ca), is situated on the Georgian Bay waterfront at the Charles W. Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts in Parry Sound. read more.

Supplied photo: A monument commemorating Shannen Koostachin, a young Cree activist from Attawapiskat First Nation, was unveiled earlier this month.

A monument commemorating Shannen Koostachin, a young Cree activist from Attawapiskat First Nation, was unveiled earlier this month at the New Liskeard waterfront.

Koostachin led the struggle for a new school in Attawapiskat, and was nominated for the International Children’s Peace Prize. read more.

John Graves Simcoe, first Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada

SUDBURY, Ontario – Tyler Fauvelle, a professional sculptor based in Lively, Ontario, announces that bronze monuments honouring the Huron-Wendat Confederacy, and John Graves Simcoe, the first Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada, were unveiled on August 1, 2015 at the Rotary Champlain Wendat Park, Penetanguishene, Ontario. read more.

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Northern Lights Festival Boréal to offer first look at Connors bronze

SUDBURY, Ontario – A life-sized bronze sculpture of Canadian music icon Stompin’ Tom Connors will be shown at the Northern Lights Festival Boréal, Bell Park, Sudbury, Ontario.  The special preview, which runs from 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. on opening night July 3rd, 2015, will include live music and the unveiling of the sculpture at 7:30 p.m.  The Friday night event will be free to the public.  Those who attend the festival on Saturday, July 4th, will be able to visit the bronze Stompin’ Tom until 8:30 p.m.
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Shannen Koostachin, dancing at Timiskaming District Secondary School.

Public art to commemorate Cree youth who led the struggle for a new school in Attawapiskat

SUDBURY – Shannen Koostachin, a young Cree activist from Attawapiskat First Nation, who bravely challenged the Minister of Indian Affairs, and was nominated for the International Children’s Peace Prize, will be honoured in 2015 – and lovingly remembered – with a bronze sculpture and special butterfly benches in New Liskeard, Ontario, where she went to high school.

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