Life size sculptures of Orca Whales – Where They Are?

Wednesday, July 28th, 2004

Here’s a guide to the pods of orcas that have surfaced across the city, life-size sculptures designed and decorated by B.C. artists. Some will be auctioned on Oct. 12 to raise funds for the BC Lions Society’s Easter Seal operations and the Canucks for K


Location Orca Name Artist Sponsor

1 Burrard/Canada Place Snapshots Angie Benbow Tourism Vancouver

of Vancouver

2 Canada Place Forest Floor Richard Cole Imperial Oil Ltd.

3 Canada Place Travels with My- Marc Luc Poelvoorde HMY Airways

Orca George

4 Canada Place Recycling Orca Bill Thomson Vancouver Convention

& Exhibition Centre

5 Canada Place The Spirit of Tiko Kerr Spirit of Vancouver

Whale Being

6 Granville Square The Well Read Whale Tiko Kerr The Vancouver Sun

7 Howe/Canada Place Spirit of Community Rhonda-Lee Laurie McDonald’s

Restaurants of Canada

8 Howe/Cordova Flora Orca Mary Savage PricewaterhouseCoopers

9 Cordova Plaza Myth Orca Ken Skoda Methanex Corporation

10 Burrard/Cordova Remains of a Garden Shannon Belkin Borden Ladner Gervais

11 Burrard/Cordova All Things BC Christy Deslauriers Phillips Hager & North

& Janet Woll Investment Management

12 Bentall 5 Randie Feil Teekay Shipping

13 Burrard/W. Pender The Whale Riders Joe Mandur, Jr. Leith Wheeler

(interior) Investment Counsel

14 Burrard/W.Pender Shimorca Cim MacDonald CIBC

15 W. Hastings/Thurlow World Orca Noni Raskin Vancouver Marriott

Pinnacle Hotel

16 W. Hastings/Thurlow Country Drive Nadina Tandy Renaissance Vancouver

Hotel Harbourside

17 W. Pender/Bute Scarred Orca David Haughton Ventures West Capital Ltd.

18 Thurlow/W. Pender Orca Who Dances Jerry Whitehead Manulife Financial

With Lights

19 W.Georgia/Thurlow WahYooks Bill Helin Terasen Inc.

20 Burrard/Melville Bobby Orrca Dean Lauze Canaccord Capital

& Brad Wait

21 Burrard/Melville Daniel Mehran Razmpoosh Angus One Ltd.

22 Burrard/Dunsmuir Uplifting Westcoast Michael Tickner Polaris Minerals Corp.


23 W. Pender/Howe Dancing Orca Jerry Whitehead Global TV

24 Harbour Centre Grooves Claudia Bos MacDonald Realtors

(interior) Lorne Goldman Ltd.

Location Orca Name Artist Sponsor

25 Homer/Dunsmuir Hydra Spirit John Ferrie BC Hydro Power Smart

26 W.Georgia/Homer Carmen Mer-Orca Suzy Birstein Web Impressions

27 W.Georgia/Seymour Urban Orca Ross Penhall Scotiabank


28 Granville/W.Georgia Cora Joanna Bullock Varshney Capital Corp.

29 W.Georgia/Granville Nanorca Krisdy Shindler CKNW

30 W.Georgia/Howe Orca Borealis Sibeal Foyle Petro Canada

31 Pacific Centre Bjossa the Orca Shegon Mosaic Works KPMG

Atrium, (interior) in the Sky

32 W. Georgia/Howe Orca Home Stephanie Hill Clark, Wilson

33 W. Georgia/Hornby Gilded Orca Mandy Boursicot HSBC Bank Canada


34 Hornby/Robson, Reflections Karacters Design Group DDB Canada


35-37Robson/Hornby jackpod! Ross Agro & Ovidio BC Lottery Corp.

38 Robson/Burrard Orca Presley Judson Beaumont Bruce Allen

39 Planned orca sculpture will not be installed

40 Sutton Place Hotel Orcasmic Voyage Arnt Arntzen


41 Robson/Homer Whale Tales Judson Beaumont Starbucks

42 Upper Stadium Plaza Still Around Johanna Schmidt BC Place Stadium

/BC Place

43 GM Place Kurtenback Dean Lauze Brian Burke & Jennifer Mather

(interior) Vintage Orca

44 GM Place (exterior) Nazzy Orca Dean Lauze Brian Burke & Jennifer Mather

45 GM Place (exterior) Steamer Orca Dean Lauze Brian Burke & Jennifer Mather

46 Marinaside Chef Boy Orca Will Rafuse Metropolitan Fine Printers/

Crescent Canadian Art Prints

47 W12th/Cambie Mayorca Landon Mackenzie Mayor Larry Campbell

48 W.Broadway/Oak The Queen & King Teresa Waclawik Simmons Mattress Gallery

of Vancouver

49 Oak/W.Broadway Serious Business Pat O’Hara Dales Group

50 W. Broadway/Birch Rainbow Chaser Carolyn Kramer The Value Group of


51 W. Broadway/Birch The Pod Norm Spence Telus

52 W. Broadway/Birch Young and Free Cindy Lietz Boston Pizza Int. Inc.

53 W. Broadway/Hemlock Mercedes Dean Lauze Mercedes-Benz

Location Orca Name Artist Sponsor

54 W. Broadway/Fir Pixel Orca Dean Lauze Bell

55 W. Broadway/Maple Orca Chums Rhonda-Lee Laurie W3 International Media

56 HR MacMillan Sea To Sky Angela Tunner Safe Software

Space Centre

57 Canuck Place, Trev Orca Dean Lauze Canucks For Kids Fund

1690 Matthews Ave.

58 Easter Seal House, Orca Bus Duncan Weller Lions/Lioness Clubs

3981 Oak St.

59 UBC Museum The Medicine People Norman Tait Douglas Reynolds Gallery

of Anthropology & Lucinda Turner

60 Vancouver Northwest Coast Lawrence Paul Vancouver International Airport

International Airport Killer Whale Yuxweluptun & Glen Wood

61 Tsawwassen Ferry Spirit Karel Doruyter BC Ferries


62 Vancouver Aquarium Tourorca Jennifer Ettinger Gray Line of Vancouver


63 Capilano Rd, From Deep Within Wayne Carlick Capilano Suspension Bridge

North Vancouver

64 Edgemont Blvd./ Norca Shore Janis Blyth Edgemont Village Merchant Highland Blvd., North Van. Association

65 Horseshoe Bay Nimpkish Karel Doruyter BC Ferries

Ferry Terminal

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