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Location:
Toronto, ON

"One of the essential ingredients of working in any creative process is familiarity with the media. For me, the clay has to become almost invisible so I can capture the essence of what I want to communicate."*

Born in Montreal, PQ

Education:
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick 1965
Master of Fine Arts, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Michigan, US 1967

Selected Exhibitions, Awards:
"Rocksbreath II, an Improvisation", Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo, ON, July/August 2002
"Rocksbreath", Garden Installation, The Burlington Cultural Centre, Burlington, ON 2001
Solo exhibitions: Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, ON / Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo, ON 1997
Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, ON 1996
"Aspects of Figurative Ceramics", group, Riley Hawk Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio 2000
"Survivors in Search of a Voice: The Art of Courage", group touring exhibition through Canada and the United States, 1995
Recipient, 1999 Prix Saidye Bronfman Award for excellence in the fine crafts
Member, Royal Canadian Academy of the Arts

Selected Professional Experience, Jurying:
Third-year Instructor, Sheridan College of Art and Design, ON 2000-01
Instructor, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON 1982-2000
Sculpture courses taught in my studio, Toronto, ON 1994 to present
Jury member for: the Canada Council Art Bank, The Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Potters Association

 

*(quote from "A Search for Meaning", an article written by Lois Schklar for "contact" magazine, Summer 1998)

 

 

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