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

John Leroux has practiced in the fields of art history, architecture, visual art, curation, and education, and is currently the Manager of Collections and Exhibitions at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery in his hometown of Fredericton. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from McGill University, a Master of Arts in Art History from Concordia University, and a PhD in History from the University of New Brunswick. He has worked at several award-winning architecture firms in Toronto, Atlanta and Fredericton, and has taught at the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design, the University of New Brunswick, and St. Thomas University. He has won many awards for architectural and public art projects throughout Canada, and he was a team member of Canada’s entry at the 2012 Venice Biennale in Architecture. A passionate advocate for the arts and for architectural conservancy, John has authored 15 books on architecture and visual culture, including A Vision in Wood and Stone: The Architecture of Mount Allison University and Glorious Light: The Stained Glass of Fredericton.

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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.

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Other Books by this Author

Bibliography of New Brunswick Architecture
John Leroux

2021 / Bibliography of Architecture / $49.95 CAN
9781554472239 / Trade paper / 208 pp
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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