The Statue Project

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The Artist: David Clendining

Summit Studios is owned and operated by David Clendining. Based out of the National Capital Region (Ottawa/Gatineau, Canada), Summit Studios has displays, sculptures and installations in Museums and Public areas across the nation and around the world. David works in all aspects of artistic creation and primarily is focused on 3 things:

  • - Design and fabricate museum displays, murals, sculptures and models.
  • - Design, carve and fabricate Bronze monuments and stone scuptures.
  • - Design and build movie sets, props and FX.


The Statue

The design of the Captain A. Roy Brown statue is currently underway by David and will be a 2.1 meter bronze likeness of the World War 1 hero.

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The Site: Lolly's Park

The proposed statue of Capt. Arthur Roy Brown in Carleton Place will go in Lolly’s Park, 200 Bridge St., just north of Central Bridge.

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Project Highlights to Date

  • Carleton Place council contributed $12,500, the balance of the town’s mural fund, to get the initiative off the ground.

  • On top of the $12,500, the Roy Brown Society has been approved for a matching federal contribution grant from the Commemorative Partnership Program, offered by way of Veterans Affairs Canada. The grant is for up to $50,000 of the project costs.

  • The Downtown Business Improvement Association (BIA) has made a pledge as well ($700 for three years)

  • There is also a $100,000 grant from Heritage Canada.

  • Carleton Place council approved the statue’s location during its committee of the whole meeting on June 25, 2019.