HENRI / ONE ON ONE
Craig LeBlanc 2011
Material: EPS, Polyurea,
Craig LeBlanc is a Calgary based artist who has exhibited extensively throughout Canada as well as the United States and Europe. Upon receiving a BFA in painting and sculpture from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, LeBlanc embarked upon a 15-year professional career within the field of industrial design and architecture. He is known for applying contemporary manufacturing techniques in support of, or in place of, traditional analog
methodologies and mediums in the creation of art objects. He has spent the last decade creating highly refined sculptures and installations via the regeneration of common objects and iconography. His 2011 public art installation recognized by the Americans for the Arts, Public Art Network’s, Year in Review as one of North America’s top public art pieces of 2011.
Carvel Creative was engaged to execute these 2 art installations for Craig LeBlanc. The scale and accessibility of these beautifully crafted pieces once again required extreme attention to detail and skilled hands. Henri the cat is a permanent public art installation in Edmonton which was designed, fabricated and installed under the strictest safety standards and coating guidelines.
One on One is a gallery installation which continues to engage the public as it travels the world.