Swimmer (maquette)


ARTIST:   Paul Reimer

YEAR:       2010

MEDIA:    Forged and Fabricated Iron

DIMENSIONS:   30′ long  x  15′ high    (for full-sized sculpture)

BUDGET:   $180,000   (for full-sized sculpture)

PROJECT CONCEPT:   A maquette for a sculpture to be suspended over a public swimming pool.


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.