Open Book


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ARTIST: Paul Reimer

YEAR: 2013

PRODUCED BY: Reimer & Co Blacksmiths

MEDIA: Forged and fabricated iron

DIMENSIONS: 72″ x 72″ x 48″ – 1500lbs

BUDGET: $12,000.

LOCATED AT:   The Mayfair Library in Saskatoon, SK, Canada.

PROJECT CONCEPT: To create a work of art that serves as a bench and raises visual awareness of the library in the community.


My journey to becoming an artist is the subject of two recently released short films:

Reimer Reason” was selected as a finalist in the Dirtbag Film Festival in Kimberley, BC (April 2019).  This was put together by two very talented local film makers – Levi Froese and Jeremy Friesen – better known as Leroy and The Bean.

Forging Ahead” tells the story of how, at the age of 15, I began my career as a blacksmith.  It was shot by Cranbrook’s local cable tv station.

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