MacEwan Student Centre
Thomas Marsh, primary sculptor
Goddess of Democracy, 1989
Gypsum Cement Casting
Scale Re-creation of Original Tiananmen "Goddess of Democracy,"
created by students at the Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing
Located at The MacEwan Student Centre, South Courtyard.
Erected by the Chinese Students Society, the Students Union, The
University of Calgary and the Alliance for a Democratic China,
the sculpture commemorates the students who died during the demonstrations
in China in June of 1989.
Left to Right...
etched steel plate
Waterlily Garden, 1996
Located at the MacEwan Student Centre, East end of food court.
Commissioned by The Student Union to introduce public art into
the MacEwan Student Centre. Each of the three existing columns
was assigned one of three artist categories; U of C undergraduate
student, U of C faculty -staff-alumni, Calgary community.
The Death Camp, 1985
acrylic on canvas
Located in old section of MacEwan Student Centre (MacEwan Hall),
second floor, near elevator.
Painted from a photograph of the Sakeow refugee camp in Thailand.
Presented to The Student Union by G.V. Lloyd, an attached text
panel tells the complete story.
Portrait of Grant MacEwan, 1968
oil on canvas
Located in the old section of MacEwan Student Centre (MacEwan
Hall), in stairwell.
The MacEwan Student Centre is named for Dr. Grant MacEwan; historian,
statesman and Lieutenant Governor of Alberta from 1965 to 1974.