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Exhibition Catalogue Now on Sale

Published—Monday, Sep. 09 2013
Merchandise

Ron Thom and the Allied Arts exhibition catalogue is now available for sale through the West Vancouver Museum or by emailing info(at)ronthomexhibition.org

The limited-edition illustrated catalogue includes essays by Tony Robins, Brigitte Shim and Thomas Symons.

RTAA Exhibition Catalogue 2

Ron Thom and the Allied Arts is a spiritual experience

Published—Tuesday, Jul. 07 2013
Georgia Straight

When you enter the West Vancouver Museum, you are met with the fresh scent of unprimed plywood. Used in the construction of display cases and panels throughout the exhibition Ron Thom and the Allied Arts, the plywood reflects upon this modernist architect’s preference for raw wood and other unprepossessing natural materials…

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Trent University watercolour by Ron Thom

Ground Zero for Mid-Century Modernism

Published—Friday, Jul. 07 2013
North Shore News

A prodigy from a young age, Ron Thom had a promising career as a concert pianist in his sights. However, in his late teens he switched gears entirely, changing his focus from music to art, enrolling in art school…

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Forrest House Photograph

West Coast Modern Home Tour

Published—Monday, Jun. 06 2013
West Vancouver Museum

Designed by Ron Thom of Thompson, Berwick and Pratt, the 1958 Carmichael and 1961 Grinnell residences provide an interesting comparison of Thom’s work. The Carmichael Residence embraces complex interlocking hexagonal modules, while the Grinnell Residence is characterized by a simple rectilinear grid…

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Photographed by urbanpictures.com, 2013

Carmichael Residence

Ron Thom Exhibition Opening

Published—Thursday, Jun. 06 2013
AIBC

West Coast Points East: Ron Thom and the Allied Arts, a traveling exhibition showcasing the work of one of British Columbia’s most widely recognized architects, will run from July 5 to September 21, 2013 at the West Vancouver Museum…

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Ron Thom Exhibition Opening

Carmichael Residence

Published—Friday, Aug. 08 2011
Globe and Mail

"Fun and games with three-dimensional space" is how architect Ron Thom once described the small West Vancouver home known as the Carmichael Residence. But, he added, "not recommended for budget propositions."…

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Carmichael Residence Exterior

An Exercise in Forms and Space

Published—Friday, Dec. 12 2010
Globe and Mail

Forest, ocean, craggy slopes – these are widely considered the key influences on architect Ron Thom’s West Coast residences. To those natural factors we may add several human factors: boats, art and Frank Lloyd Wright. All of these influences synthesize brilliantly in Mr. Thom’s 1965 Case Residence…

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An Exercise in Forms and Space