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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...
Marjan Eggermont
Matera, 1996
etched steel plate

Judith Sproule
Survival, 1996

Linda Simrose
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.

Artist unknown
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.

David Brown
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.