COMMISSION HISTORY

2000- 2007 | 1990-1999 | 1984 - 1989
Lynda Baird's Early Commission History

 

1999

Estate GatesCrocker/Hunkin Estate, Hockley Valley, Ontario.
Estate Gates welded and galvanized steel. 10m wide by 4m high.

St. Columba’s CurraghMcGinnis Group, Londonderry, North Ireland.
Kinetic, painted galvanized steel, sculpture Of St. Columba’s Curragh, 10m high x 8m wide x 8m.

Mobile SculptureLakeridge Health Corporation, Oshawa, Ontario.
A donor recognition Kinetic, mobile sculpture, m long x 2.5m wide of mirror finished stainless steel. Also donor name system and glass Historical Wall, 3m long x 2m high.

Arches‘Arches’ - a modular garden structure of galvanized steel.
Royal Winter Fair and Toronto Parks Department installation at the Royal Winter Fair, Winter Garden, won ‘Gold’ medal for Feature Garden. Community Garden at Condominiums at Harbourfront.

1998

Donor Recognition MuralWest Park Hospital, Toronto
‘Waterfall’ Donor Recognition Mural, mirror glass and iridized glass with steel frame and engraved, stainless steel name plates.

 

Roof Garden ChapelPrincess Margaret Hospital - Toronto, Ontario.
Roof Garden on the 16th. floor. Chapel, 12m long x 12m wide x 12m high, stainless steel tube and stainless steel coil mesh with kinetic roof extensions. Nine stainless steel and stainless steel mesh light fixtures, laser cut finials, 2m high x .65m dia.

Apple of AppreciationPeel Memorial Hospital - Brampton, Ontario.
“Apple of Appreciation”, a donor recognition sculpture of stainless steel, glass, glass beads, freestanding octagon, 3m high. Seven etched glass light columns, 3m high with apple theme

1997

Children’s  Magic Garden of HealthCredit Valley Hospital, Mississauga, Ontario.
Children’s ‘Magic Garden of Health’. A matrix of painted steel arches with wooden benches and planters, delicately sun shaded and embellished with discoveries for children of healing plants, musical chimes and kinetic sculptural toys. 13m x 10m.

Uxbridge Chamber Choir - Uxbridge, Ont.
Masks for ‘Bestiary’ by R. Murray Shaffer, an original piece. Ten masks, 1m x .7m, mounted on crosses and held by choir members.

Pool LadderHaas Residence - Toronto, Ont.
- Forged, stainless steel pool ladder.

The Wellness TreeHuntsville District Memorial Hospital, Huntsville, Ont.
“The Wellness Tree” - A donor recognition Mural, welded steel iron work, stainless steel, gold leaf, electronics. 3m x 2.8m high.

Swing GateSellers’ Residence - Swing Gate 1997 - Kinetic chimes, welded steal - painted, 3.5m high x 7m wide.


1996

Post Modernist MenSellers’ Residence -
Post Modernist Men’, a deck railing of patinated steel posts and stainless cable.

Stair Gallery Railing An indoor stair gallery railing of stainless steel, braised leaves and burled Carpathian Elm.

‘Madame Butterfly’,
a kinetic stainless steel butterfly
with oxidized colour, 6.5m high x 2m.

swimming pool fencingGates and swimming pool fencing.


Playdium - Landscape ScreenPlaydium - Landscape Screen, Mississauga, Ontario.
A 36.3m screen of stainless steel spinnings, aircraft cable, and vinyl screening.

City of North York
- Three flagpoles in painted steel to integrate with the feature sculpture, 8.5m high.

Musical SculptureReena Foundation
- A Musical Sculpture as a donor recognition piece for ‘The Tony and Henry Battle Centre’, North York. Organ hanging piece of patinated steel with gold leaf and electronics, 3.3m x 5m. Floor keyboard of patinated steel and engraved keyboard, 2.4m long x 1m deep x 1.5 high.

Volumes of GivingUxbridge Library
- ‘Volumes of Giving’ A donor recognition piece in honour of Karen Rupple. Three stacks of improbably high wooden books, covered in cloth, painted and embellished, with names of donors applied on the spines.

Canadian Warplane MuseumCanadian Warplane Museum
- Memorial Sculpture for the Founding Directors 4' square x 8' high, engraved stainless steel, mirror and fibre optic image. Hamilton.

1995

Entrance GatewayMel Lastman Square,
‘Entrance Gateway’ 8.5 high x 7.5m wide, painted steel. Commemorative kinetic stainless steel cylinder for the 200th. anniversary of Yonge Street.

Kinetic AntennaThe Canadian Forces Communications and Electronics Museum,
‘Kinetic Antenna’ painted steel and stainless steel, 20m high.
‘Five Light Masts’ 12m high, painted steel. Sears & Russell Architects, Dunlop Farrow, Inc. (associate architect). C.F.B., Kingston, Ontario.
‘Playground Paradise’, an indoor playground/park environment. Wall murals, sculptural trees and fabric banners, featuring the life cycle of the monarch butterfly.

1994

Amelia Street Muse - CourtyardAmelia Street Muse - Courtyard sculpture for Markson/Trotta architects and developers.
Steel Gazebos and Gates for an urban muse in Cabbagetown, Toronto.

Ceremonial Boat“Ceremonial Boat” - Schussler Residence, New York State,
Kinetic, painted steel, 5m high x 3m long x 1.5m wide. Edition of two. One in the artists’ collection.

Sri Ram Orphanage, India.
Video - Design, photography, editing and production of a twenty minute piece.

The Great Farini
- A Suite of thirteen drypoints, based on his life and circus associates.

Treasure ShipOakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, Oakville, Ontario.
Skylight Sculpture forming a ship’s hull made of 1500 gold plated, cast brass keys, fabricated steel, 7m x 2mx 1m. Two Donor Recognition Murals. A glass and stainless steel mural 4.5m x 1.7m and an oak and stainless steel mural 1.3m. x 5.8m

Weathervane for the WineryBaird Residence
- ‘Weathervane for the Winery’. Forged steel and glass wine bottles.

1993

Legislative Assembly Building Yellowknife MuralLegislative Assembly Building, Yellowknife, NWT.
An embossed zinc mural of tundra forms for the Legislative Assembly Chamber. 5.3m high x 9m wide.

Cardinal Carter High Scholl, Aurora, Ontario.
A resurrected crucifix for the chapel. Anodized aluminum tubing with polymer and gold leaf. 3.5m high x x2m wide.

Knox Presbyterian ChurchKnox Presbyterian Church, Oakville, Ontario.
A living form cloister, welded and painted steel with climbing roses and vines. 8m wide x 21m deep x 3.3 m high.

 

Trillium Memorial ChapelRunnymede Presbyterian Church, Toronto, Ontario.
Trillium Memorial Chapel. Four stained glass windows, hand wrought candle sticks and crucifix and crewel-work tapestry by artists’ mother Nellie Baird.

1992

Donor recognition butterflySt. Peter’s Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario.
Donor recognition butterfly. Oxidized stainless steel, kinetic, exterior sculpture in courtyard. 6.5m high x 2m. Donor recognition wall mural. Oxidized stainless steel and brushed stainless. 1m high x 2.5m long.

Courtyard FountaiK. Ashfag, New Brunswick. Ashoka Pillar.
Courtyard fountain sculpture of polished aluminum. 2m high x 0.6m diameter.

1991

Interasia Trading Co., Manhattan, N.Y.
Equestrian sculpture, “Tibetan Dream Pony”. Life size made of fabric mache.

Beth Sholom SynagogueBeth Sholom Synagogue, Toronto, Ontario.
Pierced copper doors for main entrance. 3.5m x 4m. Jerome Markson, Architect.

1990

Uxbridge Bell TowerUxbridge Cottage Hospital, Uxbridge, Ontario.
Bell tower. Corten and painted steel, 12m high.

 

Spiral of SharingMarkham Stouffville Hospital, Markham, Ontario.
“Spiral of Sharing”. Stainless steel and anodized aluminum double helix, motor driven. 2m x 13m for donor recognition program - location, stairwell. Six sculptural objects for gifts in multiples. Donor recognition wall mural in anodized aluminum, stainless steel and glass. 4m x 2m high.

IcommICOMM, Brantford, Ontario.
“Icomm” 16m high x 4m x 4m, aluminum tube array icon featuring computer controlled strobe lighting integrated with a 15m glass pyramid for ICOMM a telecommunications museum.

Winter fountain sculptureSarnia Civic Showplace, Sarnia, Ontario.
Winter fountain sculpture in stainless steel and ABS tubing. 22.5m long x 2.5m wide x 3.2m high.

Lynda Baird, Sole Proprietor