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Location:
Victoria, BC

"I have been trying to be an artist since I was about three... I've had a wonderful, varied and full life as both an art practitioner and art educator. If I had to live those sixty years again, I would hardly change a thing!"

Education:
Croydon College of Art, Croydon, England 1955-1960

Selected Exhibitions:
"Transformation", traveling exhibition, Bronfman Award recipients, Canadian Museum of Civilization, Ottawa, ON 1998
"Explorations Within a Landscape", solo touring exhibition, 19 public galleries across Canada, 1978 - 82,
Solo exhibition, Appalachiana Gallery, Bethesda, Maryland 1992
"FIRED-UP", annual group exhibition, Victoria, BC 1985-1997
"Ceramic Explorations: 1957-1987", Koffler Gallery, North York, ON / Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, BC 1987-89
Two person exhibition with Monique Ferron, ceramics, Poterie Bonsecours, Montreal QC 1984

Selected Awards, Professional Experience:
Head of Ceramics, Georgian College, Barrie, ON 1970-73
Head of Ceramics, Central Technical School, Toronto, ON 1968-70
Lecturer, Berkshire College of Art, Reading, Berkshire, England 1965-68
traveled extensively as guest lecturer giving workshops in Canada, USA, Australia, New Zealand, China, Japan, Korea
First Recipient, 1977 Prix Saidye Bronfman Award for excellence in the fine crafts
Authored two books: "The Ceramic Spectrum - A Simplified Approach to Glaze and Colour Development", and "Functional Pottery - Form and Aesthetic in Pots of Purpose"

 

 

 

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