Patrick Bermingham is an internationally-recognized artist whose career spans decades. With a BFA in Sculpture, Bermingham has studied with and apprenticed with several renowned artists, including Elizabeth Bradford Holbrook, Sir Anthony Caro and Tim Scott. Bermingham participated in the first Canadian Wildlife exhibition in 1974 together with Robert Bateman and A.J. Casson. Bermingham frequently travels to Chile to work in the studio of Francisco Gazitua, whose large scale public installations and sculptures can be seen in multiple countries, including three iconic public sculptures in Toronto and several in Chile. Bermingham has exhibited his work in the United States and Canada and recently completed a commission for the International Operating Engineers Union, Local 793 and created a memorial garden honouring the over 30 fallen members of the union. Bermingham also created a memorial sculpture for Lee Academy to honour an 11 year old student who died tragically in 2011.
MEMORIAL GARDEN AND PUBLIC SCULPTURE PROJECT
Commissioned by the United Operating Engineers Union in Oakville, Ontario.
LEE ACADEMY MEMORIAL
Commissioned by the Lee Academy to honour the memory of 11 year old Isabel Dupuy.