- John Boxtel
John Boxtel was born in the
Netherlandsin 1930. He studied architectureat the Technical School in Tilburg, Netherlands. After emigrating to Canada in 1954, he studied at the University of Toronto, Ontario College of Artin Toronto, Ontarioand the Artists' Workshop in London, Ontario. In 1967, he became an art teacher. His works include sculpture, woodcarving, architectural drafting, designand building. He has had gallery exhibitions in Toronto, Hamilton, Montreal, Kingston, Bostonand the Netherlands. His public commissioned works for monuments were done in the Netherlands, Switzerland, Canadaand USA.
His works include:
* "The Peacekeeper", a sculpture of a larger than life-size depicting a
soldierin uniformcarrying his gun in his left hand and a child on his right arm. The sculpture is on the wall in the Royal Military College of Canadalibrary in Kingston, Ontario.
* "To Overcome", a sculpture of the
Royal Military College of Canada obstacle course, a gift of the class of 1991. [ [http://johnboxtel.com John Boxtel's Place on the Net ] ]
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