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Location:
Toronto, Ontario

"When I design furniture, I develop ideas that will solve both functional concerns, which for me are paramount with furniture, as well as aesthetic ones that have to respond to the interior and the environment."

� Born in Toronto

Education:
� Furniture major, Sheridan College School of Craft and Design, 1980-83
� Cabinetmaking, Honours Graduate, Humber College 1979-80

Selected Exhibitions:
� Furniture Collective at the Interior Design Show, group exhibition, Toronto, ON 2001
� "Comfort", group, York Quay Gallery, Harbourfront, Toronto, ON 2000
� "Current Furniture", solo, Harbinger Gallery, Waterloo, ON 1998
� "Recent Furniture", solo, Prime Gallery, Toronto ON 1996 / 1987

Selected Experience, Awards:
� Chair, Furniture 2000: Old and New Comunities conference, Toronto, June 2000
� Part time faculty, Sheridan College of Crafts and Design, Oakville, ON, 1989 to present
� Numerous workshops, slide lectures and presentations throughout North America, 1983 to present
� Elected to the Royal Canadian Academy, 2001
� Recipient, 2000 Prix Saidye Bronfman Award for excellence in the fine crafts
� Member of Toronto Furniture Collective, 1998 to present

 

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