Gary Dwyer

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Position Professor Emeritus (deceased)
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Gary Dwyer was an artist with more than 20 years of international experience working in a variety of landscape, sculpture and photographic genres. He was commissioned by the French Ministry of Culture to articulate the site of an ancient spring in Limousin. The Eastern European Artists Union commissioned him to design and construct a memorial for The Last Battle of World War Two in Slovenia. The State of Minnesota commissioned him to design symbolic courtyards for the Minnesota State Prison for Women and he completed a project in Monet's Garden addressing the needs of the disabled. His photographic assignments have sent him on climbing expeditions in the Nepal Himalaya and to Baffin Island in the Canadian Arctic. In 1994 he was commissioned to assist UNESCO by photographing World Heritage Sites in Hue, Vietnam. Professor Dwyer retired from Cal Poly in 2010. He passed away on August 9, 2020. To visit his memorial page, click HERE.


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