Jeffrey Baldwin (Super Jeffrey)

October 2014 Artcast, Patinated cast bronze Jeffrey Baldwin stands on a bench filled with messages from donors in a park near the home he once lived in.  In late 2013 Todd Boyce started a crowdfunding campaign to raise 30,000 dollars to build a statue in memory of a boy. The boy was little Jeffrey Baldwin, […]

Update

Wow, we have been having such a great time with Rückblick.  As a Foundry, it is great to receive such warm feedback from so many people. Just as a reminder, the show is still on and will finish on September 5.  Please make sure that you get a chance to check it out.  It is […]

Rückblick

2014 is a big year for Artcast. Not only is the shop full of work but we re-launched our website (it hadn’t been updated since 2002), hosted an open house at the foundry, and currently have an art show at the Canadian Sculpture Centre. This is a year for us to take those who have […]

Take a Look Back- Paul Fairley

Paul Fairley The art world lost a beautiful talent when, in 1991 Paul Fairley died in his 43rd year. He took the time and the care required to maintain consistency throughout his sculptures. The finished look of all his “editioned” works received the same attention to detail as his originals. Paul had an in depth […]

Little Jeffrey

To all our Artcast friends, We have been working on a project that we would like to share with you. It all began around the time of the inquest for young Jeffrey Baldwin. He was a five-year-old Toronto boy who on November 30th 2002 died of pneumonia, septic shock, mistreatment, and starvation at the hands […]

End of The Line

Stefan Andrejicka, Patinated Bronze, 25.5″ x 17″ x 17″

Wiidookdaadiwin

Working Together & Helping One Another Well we’ve been waiting a while to share this project with you, “you” being maybe the one or two readers we actually have. On Monday June 16th I had the opportunity to attend the unveiling and naming ceremony for what we called “The huronia lookout project” or “The big […]

Remembrance and Renewal

Last week a 4-foot replica of the Juno Beach Centre’s Remembrance and Renewal sculpture was unveiled at Appleby College in Oakville ON. Check out this article for more info on the project: CLICK HERE

Who is the Artcast Man?

  If you’ve dealt with us before, you’ve probably seen the Artcast Man. He has been the quiet face of Artcast since his conception in the mid ’70s. The Man was originally sketched and refined by Artcast’s first production manager, Brian Ritchie. Brian and Eric had been working on creating a visual representation of the […]

Above Average… As Usual.

  The shell being cast above is one of many sections to a 16-foot-long birch bark canoe. This section in particular had a cast-weight of around four hundred pounds. Under normal conditions we can usually accommodate around 285 pounds per pour. Having such a large shell to pour into presented multiple challenges. The shell didn’t […]