Thaddeus Holownia

Thaddeus Holownia is a teacher, visual artist, letterpress printer and publisher. Currently he is a professor and head of the Fine Arts Department at Mount Allison University. Holownia’s work has been the subject of numerous exhibitions, including most recently, Thaddeus Holownia: the Terra Nova Suite, a twenty-five-year survey of his Newfoundland and Labrador work presented by the Rooms Provincial Art Gallery in St. John’s. His photographs have been included in numerous group exhibitions, including The Landscape: Eight Canadian Photographers by the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Klienburg, and Monet’s Legacy: Series. Order and Obsession at the Hamburger Kunsthalle. He has been the recipient of many awards and honours including a Fulbright Fellowship in 2001 and the Paul Paré Medal in 1998 and 2006 from Mount Allison University in recognition of excellence in teaching, creative activity, research and community service. In 2000 Holownia was elected to the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. In 2015 he was the recipient of the Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick’s Award for Excellence in the Visual Arts and the Order of New Brunswick.

John Leroux

Architect and art historian John Leroux takes a holistic view of his profession, seeing beyond buildings themselves into the cultural, intellectual and physical landscapes to which they contribute. Born in Fredericton, Leroux graduated from the McGill School of Architecture in 1994 and completed a Masters degree in Canadian Art History at Concordia University in 2002. He has worked at several award-winning architecture firms in Toronto, Atlanta and Fredericton, and also teaches at the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design and St. Thomas University. He has won many awards for architectural and public art projects throughout Canada, and has pursued various creative disciplines such as set design for Theatre New Brunswick. A contributing architecture columnist for the Telegraph-Journal and Canadian Architect magazine, he is also the author of six books on New Brunswick architecture including: A Fredericton Alphabet, Building Capital: A Guide to Fredericton’s Historic Landmarks, and Building New Brunswick: an architectural history.

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St. Andrews Architecture 1604–1966
Thaddeus Holownia, John Leroux

2010 / Architecture / $24.95
9781554470945 / Trade paper / 144 pp

In this book John Leroux and Thaddeus Holownia explore the rich architectural heritage of St. Andrews, New Brunswick. From the site of the first attempt at permanent European-based architecture in Canada on St. Croix Island in 1604 to the rational grid of streets developed upon the arrival of the United Empire Loyalists in the 1780s, from modest wooden Cape Cod cottages and mercantile buildings to refined Georgian manors and grand Shingle Style summer homes, St Andrews exhibits an impressive diversity of styles, building materials and techniques. St. Andrews Architecture attempts to articulate the social history of this town, demonstrating how architecture can unmistakably expresses the spirit of a place and of the people who built it.

Other Books by this Author

A Vision in Wood and Stone: The Architecture of Mount Allison University
Thaddeus Holownia, John Leroux

2016 / Architecture / $65.95 CAN
9781554471409 / Hardcover / 240 pp
Glorious Light: The Stained Glass of Fredericton
John Leroux

2011 / Art and Architecture / $34.95 CAN
9781554471041 / Trade paper / 160 pp

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