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Week #1


Last chance to enter Snap a Selfie
contest ends October 31, 2021

TWO CHANCES TO WIN!!! Tickets not required.

Snap a selfie with one of the 90+ fabulous sculpture forms in your neighbourhood and share on our group facebook page @pineridgearts and/or instagram with #sculpturesofdurham tag. If you are unable to take a selfie, a photo of you with one of the Durham sculptures or your original painting is accepted.

Rules and Regulations

• Follow PineRidge Arts Council on Instagram, tag two friends | and or post on facebook with @pineridgearts (group) tag
• Players must be Ontario residents and 18 years of age and over
• Enter your selfie photos with outdoor public sculptures in the Region of Durham.

Images may be shared and used in promotional pieces on Ajax, Central Counties Tourism, Clarington, DWAC, Durham Region, Elexicon Energy, Oshawa, Pickering, PRAC, Township of Scugog, Uxbridge and Whitby social media platforms.

• Players will have 5 (five) days after notification is sent to claim their prize.


At the present time we do not have all the locations in Durham listed, but as long as your selfie is with in Durham Region and an outdoors public piece, it qualifies (just include the municipality and address and artist if possible if not on the list)

We welcome new partners, Elexicon Energy and Durham West Arts Centre Foundation to this initiative.
• Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram or facebook.

Week # 4


Week # 2



Week #3


MEDIA ~ News Advertiser: Get close to a Durham sculpture

Durham Tourism and Central Counties Tourism


Sculptures of Durham

January/February, 2021 ~ Pollinators 1 & 2 and Pride of Pickering ~ PDF

March/April, 2021 ~ Ajax Sculpture Tour ~ PDF

May/June, 2021 Dorsey James Home Place and Kijimba Kind at Alex Robertson Park, Pickering ~ PDF

July/August, 2021 Sculptures of Whitby ~ PDF

September / October, 2021 Sculptures of Oshawa ~ PDF

Still to come: more works in Pickering, Beaverton, Clarington, Port Perry. Uxbridge and ...

LIST OF DURHAM LOCATIONS ~ pdf HERE (sorry list not complete, but we are working on it). This page will be updated as we present the works in ArtScene

We look forward to developing a new era of awareness of the importance of our visual surroundings and a recognition that public sculpture is not an expendable frill,
but a necessity for our improved mode of living.

September Winners


Ramona	Marquez-Ramraj

Ramona Marquez-Ramraj ~ painting with
Geordie Lishman's "Gather" in Pickering


Dorsey James

Dorsey James ~ restoring his works in
Alex Robertson Park, Pickering.
Here with "The Eagle Aquila"
Facebook post


Charissa Sooaar ~ for her Instagram photo of her son by Mark Puigmarti's "WoodHaven" at Carruthers Marsh Pavilion, Ajax.

August Winners


Harriet Lee

Harriet Lee with Nala - Photo with Nala
on "Huck Finn" in Uxbridge.



Terri Head

Terri Head - Photo with Fly Freeman's
An Uxbridge Story in Stone.

July Winners


Jenny Truong

Jenny Truong - photo with Sculpture by Dorsey James | Owl (Hibou)
Alex Robertson Park | 700 Sandy Beach Blvd. Pickering


Donna Ulrich

Donna M. Ulrich - with her daughter Sammy with Len Cullen. We reminisced about the many trips in the past through Cullen Gardens to see the miniature village. These trips were such a wonderful experience.


Anja Sagan

Anja Sagan ~  having fun with Durham sculpture by Ron Baird at Ajax Town Hall, 65 Harwood Ave.

Our Central Counties Tourism Gift Certificate Winner

June Winners



Thanks to the Indo-Canadian Cultural Association of Durham for their group support. Seen here with Geordie Lishman's "Inspire" in Pickering.


Paula Greaves

Paula Greaves is in Uxbridge with Wynn Walters "Lt.Col.Sam Sharpe"

Thanks to Central Counties Tourism for her Durham gift certificate.


Terri Head

Terri Head is in Oshawa with Mary Ann Barkhouse's "Grace" at the RMG.

Thanks to Central Counties Tourism for her Durham gift certificate.

May 2021 Winners
Chandrani Bardhan Congratulations to Chandrani Bardhan our facebook winner for May with "Grounded Family" photo at Audley Recreation Centre, Ajax.

Thanks to Central Counties Tourism for the prizes for these winners.

NEW AWARD: Congratulations to Marnie and Bob Bracht our AMBASSADORS FOR SCULPTURE. Marnie and Bob are the first to have visited all 92 works in Durham Region and posted over 25 selfies on facebook!

Nesrin Blair

Congratulations to Nesin Blair from Whitby our facebook winner with her photo with Ruth Abernethy's Len Cullen

Danielle Mulhall.

Congratulations to Danielle Mulhall who also chose Ruth Abernethy's Len Cullen to take her selfie with.

April 2021 Winners

March 2021 Winners
Marnie and LucyMaud
Congratulations to Marnie Bracht, our April facebook winner with her photo with Wynn Walters | Maud in her Garden | Leaskdale National Manse and Historic Church 11850 Durham Regional Rd 1, Leasksdale

Charissa Sooaar

Congratulations to Charissa Sooaar from Ajax for her Instagram photo of her son by Mark Puigmarti's "WoodHaven" at Carruthers Marsh Pavillion, Ajax. HERE.

Brenda Ng

Congratulations to Brenda Ng our March winner for her photo with "WoodHaven" by Mark Puigmarti ( at Carruthers Marsh Pavilion, 55 Ashbury Blvd.

Chris Pudel

Congratulations to Chris Pudel, our March winner with his photo with“The Sire” by Jules Roman at Ajax Downs. Our first Central Counties Tourism winner!

Chris Pudel ~ February 2021

Chris Pudel

Congratulations to Chris Pudel, our February winner with his photo with Geordie Lishman's "Grounded Community" at Audley Recreation Centre, Ajax.


Sculptures of Durham


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