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Dorsey James sculptures

Sculptures of Durham

Dorsey James

Dorsey is a Pickering resident and member of PineRidge Arts Council. Now Canadian, he was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After four years as a jet aircraft mechanic in the US Air Force, he immigrated to Toronto and eventually studied Visual Arts and Education at York University. His sculptures have been exhibited across Canada as well as in the United States and Germany. He lives with his family in Pickering, Ontario, continues to teach. He was awarded a commission by the Trillium Foundation for this waterfront sculpture entitled “Home Place”.

home place

Alex Robertson Park, Sandy Beach, Pickering, is home to many of Dorsey’s sculptures. This one, Home Place and the centre Portal, is on ‘Hydro Hill’. From here you can see many of the pieces that make up ‘Kijimba Kind’ and the entrance to the ‘Area of Enchantment’.

See also Kijimba Kind

photography by Mary Cook, Pickering

Dorsey James' Home Place, photo by Mary Cook

Since 1989 PineRidge Arts Council Inc., a not-for-profit volunteer organization has been dedicated to enhance the quality of life within the community by developing widespread appreciation, support and involvement in the arts.

PineRidge Arts Council
650 Kingston Road
P.O. Box 18258 Steeple Hill Postal Outlet
Pickering, Ontario L1V 1A0

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