Erika Brandl Mouton of the McGill School of Architecture is the 2015 winner of the Arthur Erickson Travel Study Scholarship, jointly awarded by the Arthur Erickson Foundation, the Royal Canadian Academy of the Arts, and the Erickson family at the RCA’s annual general meeting in the spring of 2015.
With the award, Erika will be undertaking a Study of Southern American States architectural iconography CA / AZ / NM / TX. “Erickson stated that the most important aspect of his work was to get people ‘to see things in a different light,’” she describes. “[My] project aims at seeing these ornamental structures, sheds, signs and other structures through a renewed angle that celebrates their cultural importance.”
The Erickson family wishes to note, in particular, the generous contributions of Western Living Magazine to the Arthur Erickson Fund for Excellence which helped fund this scholarship. We very much look forward to seeing Erika’s report on her travels.Photo credit: Guy Lavigeur