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Location:
Vancouver, BC

"I see the artist working with art glass as a custodian of light, conductor of a visual symphony - the different colours as his instruments."

· Born in Germany, immigrated to Canada in 1967

Education:
· Graduated, Advanced Institute of Art and Technology, Hanover, Germany 1967
· Glass Design Seminar with Professor Johannes Schreiter, Pilchuck, WA, USA
· Sculpture Seminar with Sir Anthony Caro, Emma Lake, Saskatchewan
· Study tours in over 60 countries

Selected Exhibitions:
· "International Art Glass", Louisville, Kentucky, 2003
· "Landscapes at the Edge of Abstraction", Lakonia Cultural Centre, Neapolis, Greece 2000
· "Transformations", touring exhibition in Canada and USA 1997-99
· "The Glass Architecture Project", The Design Exchange, Toronto, ON / Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo, ON 1996-97
· "The Figure in Glass", Canadian Craft Museum, Vancouver, BC 1996
· "Kunst aus Glas", Derix Gallery, Taunusstein, Germany 1991
· "International Glass Exhibition, Goethe Institute, Toronto ON / Kanazawa, Japan 1987-88

Selected Awards & Grants:
· Canada Council "A" Grant, 2002
· Ontario Art Grant, 1987/'90/'91
· Recipient, 1988 Prix Saidye Bronfman Award for excellence in the fine crafts
· Grand Prize and Third Prize, International Glass Competition, USA 1986
· Third Prize, IFRA Award for Religious Art, USA 1979
· Senior Canada Council Award, 1978

 

 

 

 

 

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