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Solo Exhibitions.

2015/2016: Clay in Motion, Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, The Shop, Waterloo

2015:  China Unbound, David Kaye Gallery, East Gallery, Toronto

2014: Life in Balance, Gaya Ceramics Arts CentreSouth Bali, Indonesia

Education.

2012 – 2014: OCADU, MFA Criticism & Curatorial Practice

2010 – 2012: Sheridan Institute of Advanced Technology and Learning – Diploma Crafts & Design

1993 – 1994: University of Warwick, UK – Masters of Arts in Comparative Cultural Policy

1987 – 1991: University of Toronto – Bachelor of Arts, Honours Distinction, Arts Administration

Group Exhibitions.

2017: Within Space, Walnut Contemporary, Toronto

2017: Carnegie Craft Juried Biennial Exhibition, Toronto

2017: Celebration, Gardiner Museum Shop, Toronto

2017: Hamilton Potters Guild Spring Sale, Dundas

2016: To Be…Celebrating Organ Donation Awareness, Walnut Contemporary, Toronto

2016: 18th Toronto Potters Juried Exhibition Biennial, Gardiner Museum, Toronto

2016: Fusion Clay & Glass Show, Toronto

2016: Craft Ontario Juried Craft Show, Toronto

2016: Revitalize, Gardiner Museum Shop invitational, Toronto

2016: 40th Anniversary Craft Ontario Awards Exhibition, John. B. Aird Gallery, Toronto

2016: Emerge, Juried Biennial, Mississauga Potters’ Guild, Living Arts Centre Gallery

2016: Revitalization, Invitational, Gardiner Museum Shop

2016: To Be…, Walnut Contemporary, Toronto

2016: The Abstractionists, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto

2015: Recall, Walnut Contemporary, Toronto

2015: The Bowl Show, Gardiner Shop at the Gardiner Museum, Toronto

2015: Order in Disorder, Ontario Society of Artists, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto

2015: Carnegie Juried Craft Biennial 2015, Carnegie Gallery, Dundas

2015:  Fireworks! Fusion’s (Ontario Clay and Glass Association) touring biennial exhibition

2014: Craft Ontario Juried Craft Show, Toronto

2014: City Building, Gallery 1313 juried exhibition, Toronto

2014: Gallery 1313 Members’ Exhibition, Toronto

2014: 17th Toronto Potters Juried Exhibition Biennial, Toronto

2014: Young Collectors’ Exhibition, Walnut Gallery, Toronto

2014: Emerging Artist Exhibition, Gallery 1313, Toronto

2014: Materialize, Craft Ontario’s Juried Emerging Makers’ exhibition, Toronto

2013: In the Loop, Living Arts Centre Gallery, Mississauga

2013: Fireworks! Fusion’s (Ontario Clay and Glass Association) touring biennial exhibition

2012: 2012 Sheridan College Graduate Show, Gardiner Museum, Toronto

2012: Here & There, Sheridan Graduate Exhibition, Ontario Crafts Council, Toronto

2012: Together in Clay, Sheridan Ceramics Studio Annual Exhibition, Oakville

2011: SAVAC, [South Asian Visual Artists’ Collective] The Annual, “Paisley Transplanted”, Living Arts Centre, Mississauga

2011: Untapped Emerging Artist: Toronto Artist Project, juried installation, “Paisley Transplanted”, Toronto

2011: Design Hope Toronto, juried show, art for auction for charity, Toronto

2010: Generations, juried exhibition of University of Toronto student/alumni, Toronto

Presentations/Lectures.

2016: Paradox: Identity & Belonging, moderated panel at NCECA, Kansas City, Missouri

2015: Static Motion, London Potters Guild, London, Ontario

2015: Technique & Process in China, Then and Now, Aga Khan Museum, Toronto

2015: The Basics of Business in the Arts, NCECA, Providence, Rhode Island

2015: China Unbound, David Kaye Gallery, Toronto

2015: Aga Khan Museum, Responding to the Ceramics Collection, Toronto

2015: London Potters Guild, London, Ontario

2014: Hamilton Potters’ Guild, Hamilton, Ontario

2014: Mississauga Potters Guild – Creating in India, China, Bali

2014: Toronto Potters’ Association – China & Bali Artist Residencies

2013: Getting In: The Juried Art Exhibition, NCECA, Houston. Texas

2012: The Immortal Body, co-respondent and guest speaker, Subtle Technologies, Toronto

2012: Carpe Diem, solo presentation for Student Perspectives’ at NCECA, Seattle, Oregon

2012: ‘TechnoScience Salon’ a program of Subtle Technologies, artist panelist, Toronto

2012: Toronto Potters’ Association – Grant Writing Tips & Strategies for the Artist, Toronto Bibliography

2014: IV – International Triennial of Silicate Arts, Exhibition Catalogue, Foundation for Contemporary Ceramic Arts, Kecskemét, Hungary

2013: Cluj International Ceramics Biennale 1st Edition, Exhibition Catalogue

2013: Lilianne Milgrom, “At the Forefront: Cluj International Ceramics Biennale 2013” in Ceramics: Art and Perception, No. 94, 2013. Pp. 93-94.

2013: Ceramics Monthly: Ceramic Arts: Yearbook and Annual Buyers Guide, “Awards”, p. 29

Training/Workshops.

2014: Fusion Conference: Jennifer McCurdy/Katheryne Koop, 2 day workshop

2014: Susan Low-Beer: Working with the Figure, 2-day workshop, Toronto

2014: Chris Campbell: Coloured Clay, 5-day workshop,Pinecroft, Aylmer, Ontario

2014: Angelo DiPetta: Mould-making, Part 1 & 2, 4 days, Millbrook, Ontario

2011: Les Manning: Creative Expression, Metchosin International School for the Arts, Metchosin, BC

2011: Michael Sheba: Introduction to Raku, Haliburton School for the Arts, Haliburton

2010: Barbara Joy Peel: Advanced Throwing, Haliburton School for the Arts, Haliburton

Previous Work Experience.

2007 – 2010: ARTS Consultant – Working in revenue generation, strategic planning, marketing and board development with arts organizations and festivals

2004 – 2007: CBC radio Music / A & E, Associate Producer – Saturday Afternoon at the Opera and Choral Concert. Free-lance producer with Radio One’s Here and Now

2003 – 2004: TVOntario, Manager of Major Gifts & Sponsorship – Responsible for a team of development professionals and a revenue stream of $2 million annually

2002 – 2003: Toronto Arts Council, Director of Development & Communications – Project-managed the launch of 10-year strategic plan for Toronto arts; launched Toronto Arts

2000 – 2002: Royal Ontario Museum, Development Professional – Responsible for all aspects of stewardship and recognition of ROM Foundation donors

1998 – 2000: KPMB Architects, Business Manager – Researched and developed over 40 proposals for a major Canadian architectural firm, resulting in over $150 million in gross revenue

1996 – 1998: DepARTMENT of Foreign Affairs & IntERNATIONAl Trade – Managed a $3.2 million budget for Canada’s Year of Asia Pacific involving coordination of arts/cultural groups representing 27 countries, as well as over 400 Canadian arts organizations

1995 – 1996: St. Christopher House Music School, Directed a 200-student community music school; supervised a teaching staff of fifteen

1994 – 1995: Desh Pardesh International Arts Festival, Manager – Produced this 75-artist international festival of South Asian arts

1993 – 1994: East York Symphony Orchestra, General Manager – Managed a semi-professional community orchestra; produced a five-concert season

1992 – 1993: Ann Summers International Artist Management – Assisted with the planning and development of the first International Festival of Singing (Italy/Canada)

Professional Affiliations.

2014 Mississauga Potters Guild, member

2010 Ontario Crafts Council, member

2010 – CARFAC Ontario, member

2010 – Potter’s Council, member

2009 – NCECA, National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, member

2009 – Fusion Ontario, member

2009 – Toronto Potters Guild, member

International Exhibitions.

2014: 4th International Triennial of Silicate Arts, Kecskemét, Hungary Transcending Materials, Potters Council Juried Exhibition, NCECA, Milwaukee Gaya Ceramics Arts Centre & Desa Seni collaborative exhibition, South Bali, Indonesia.

2014: 4th International Triennial of Silicate Arts, Kecskemét, Hungary

2014: Transcending Materials, Potters Council Juried Exhibition, NCECA, Milwaukee

2014: Gaya Ceramics Arts Centre & Desa Seni collaborative exhibition, South Bali, Indonesia

2013: Cluj International Ceramics Bienniale, series: China-Bound, Cluj, Romania Balancing Act, Gaya Ceramic Arts Center, Sayan, Bali (Solo Exhibition)

2013: Balancing Act, Gaya Ceramic Arts Center, Sayan, Bali (Solo Exhibition)

2012: Toronto International Art Fair, Toronto (SAVAC booth)

Art Fairs.

2017: One of a Kind Craft Show, Spring, Toronto

2016: Craft Ontario Juried Craft Show, Toronto

2016: Fusion Clay & Glass Show, Toronto

2014: Craft Ontario Juried Craft Show, Toronto

2012: Interior Design Show, Sheridan Exhibition Booth, Toronto

2012: Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Toronto

2011: Sunnyside Beach Juried Art Show & Sale, Toronto

Commission.

2014: Family Circus, 55” x 82” installation for Daniels Spectrum Condominium, Toronto Collections

2013: Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery Archive: AIR Jingdezhen, China/Bali, Indonesia, April-August, collected writings and photographs.

Awards.

2017: Ontario Arts Council International Residency Grant, Australia

2016: Ontario Craft Award, Toronto One of A Kind Spring 2017

2016: Best Technical Award, Emerge, Mississauga Potters Guild Juried Biennial

2015: Ontario Society of Artists, Order in Disorder, Best in Show Award

2013: Ontario Arts Council Access Grant for research/residencies summer 2013

2012 – 2013: Ontario Graduate Scholarship Fellowship

2012: Joan Bennett Award for Excellence & Outstanding Achievement, Sheridan College

2011: Tucker’s Pottery Supplies Sheridan College Academic Award

2011: Metchosin International Summer School Bursary: Les Manning’s workshop

2011: Untapped Emerging Artist Award, Spring 2011 Toronto Artist Project

International Residencies.

2014: The Network Project, Guldagergaard, Denmark, 12-week post MFA group residency

2013: Gaya Ceramic Arts Centre, Bali, Indonesia, 2-month artist residency

2013: The Pottery Workshop, Jingdezhen, China, 6-week artist residency

2009: 12-week residency at Andretta Pottery, Andretta, Himachel Pradesh, India under the mentorship of Mansimran Singh (student of Bernard Leach)

Selected Publications.

2017:  Korean Masters

2016: Emerging Artists, NCECA, Kansas

2016:  Tetrowski

2015: Project Network
2015: European Designers in China
2014: Ernabella in Jingdezhen
2014: “FLOW: NCECA Invitiational Exhibition” review in Ceramics Monthly, June 2014

2013: “Susan Low-Beer: About Face” in Ceramics: Art and Perception, March 2013

2013: “Rough Edges: The Work of Tony Clennell” Ceramics Monthly, March, pp.40-43

2013: “Go East: Canadians Create in China” Ceramics Monthly, April, pp. 44-47

2012: Harlan House

2012: “The C word” Studio Magazine, Fall/Winter, pp.58-59

2012: “David Kaye Gallery: Robert Archambeau” Ceramics Monthly, December, pp. 52-53

2012: “Greg Payce: Illusions” published in Ceramics Monthly, February, pp.38-41

2012: “Robin Hopper – the Man, the Mentor, the Maker” published in Fusion Magazine, December, pp. 4-5; 26-27

2012: “Mary McKenzie: Adaptations – Gestures for Survival” published in Fusion Magazine, December, pp. 12-13

2011: “Return Voyage: Harlan House Sets Sail” published in Ceramics Monthly, October, pp. 46-49

2011: “Question, Answer & the Chaos in Between. Metamorphic Numerals by Mark Jaroszewicz” published in Fusion Magazine, September, pp. 16,17, 24,25

2011: “Betty Woodman” published in Fusion Magazine, September, pp. 11-13

2011: “Jun Kaneko: Colossal in Clay” online review in CanadianArt.ca, published July 14th

Professional Activities.

2010 – 2012: Member of the Policy Committee, South Asian Visual Arts Collective

2009 – 2011: Member of the Fundraising Committee, The Music Gallery

1995 – 2009: Member of the Advisory Council for the Cooperative Program in Arts Management, University of Toronto at Scarborough

2003 – 2007: Member of Board of Directors of the Association of Cultural Executives

1996 – 2000: Juror the Toronto Arts Council’s Festivals and Urban Arts Committee

1997 – 1998: Programming Committee Member of the IMAGES Film Festival

1996 – 1998: Partnership Facilitator for the Arts in a Pluralist Society, University of Toronto

1997 – 1998: Juror for the New Pioneers Arts Awards, Skills for Change

1997: Advisor to the Ontario Arts Council’s community arts forum, VITAL LINKS

Community Involvement.

2012: President, Clay Club, Sheridan Institute of Advanced Learning and Technology

2011: Treasurer, Clay Club, Sheridan Institute of Advanced Learning and Technology

2010: Volunteer, Gardiner Museum’s Nuit Blanche, FACE OF TORONTO

2010: Volunteer with potter, Jackie Seaton of Perth, Ontario for Empty Bowls. One of three students on a three-day residency, threw 500 bowls for charity

Group Exhibitions.

2017:
Potters’ Council Juried Members’ Exhibition, NCECA, Portland, Oregon
Within Space, Invitational, Walnut Contemporary, Toronto
Celebration, Gardiner Museum Shop re-opening invitational, Toronto.

2016: 
18th Toronto Potters Juried Exhibition Biennial, Gardiner Museum, Toronto
Fusion Clay & Glass Show, Toronto
Craft Ontario Juried Craft Show, Toronto
Revitalize, Gardiner Museum Shop invitational, Toronto
40th Anniversary Craft Ontario Awards Exhibition, John. B. Aird Gallery, Toronto
Emerge, Juried Biennial, Mississauga Potters’ Guild, Living Arts Centre Gallery
Revitalization, Invitational, Gardiner Museum Shop
To Be…, Walnut Contemporary, Toronto
The Abstractionists, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto

2015:
Recall, Walnut Contemporary, Toronto
The Bowl Show, Gardiner Shop at the Gardiner Museum, Toronto
Order in Disorder, Ontario Society of Artists, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto
Carnegie Craft 2015, Carnegie Gallery, Dundas
Fireworks! Fusion’s (Ontario Clay and Glass Association) touring biennial exhibition