Curriculum Vitae


   Toronto, Ontario                   


2009         Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning,
                      Advanced Diploma, High Honours, Craft & Design – Ceramics
1994          York University MES (Environmental Studies),
                      Biological Conservation and Advocacy
1985           York University BFA, Honours, Sculpture

Exhibitions and Events (selected) 2013 Solo exhibition
  2013         Solo Exhibition (upcoming, October 2013), Carnegie Gallery, Dundas, ON
                   Fireworks 2013, FUSION's Ontario touring biennial show, jurors: A. Nelson,                             A. Elder
  2012         Parallel Journeys|Two Mentorships, curators: B. Cochrane, A. di Petta 
                   Ignite, Potters’ Guild of Hamilton Biennial Exhibition, Dundas, ON
                This Way, That Waycurators: Melanie Egan, Patrick Macaulay,
                      Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, ON
2011          Natural Elementscollaborative exhibition with glass artist Nick Chase,
                       Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, ON
                 OCC Award Winners Exhibition, Ontario Crafts Council Gallery, Toronto, ON
                 Fireworks 2011, FUSION's Ontario touring biennial show, jurors: B. Cochrane,
                      C. Gustin, G. Hickey          
                 Handy, Ontario Crafts Council, Toronto, ON
2010          Gatherings, Solo Exhibition, Gardiner Museum, Toronto, ON
                 Solo Exhibition, Clay Design, Toronto, ON
                 Toronto Potters' Biennial, jurors: B. Cochrane, A. Roberts, Toronto, ON
                             Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, juried, Toronto, ON 
                    distill gallery invitational exhibition, Toronto, ON
                    Potters' Guild of Hamilton Biennial, jurors: A.Mortimer, S.Irvine, Dundas, ON
                    RENGA: Japanese Influences, Contemporary Practices,
                      Living Arts Centre, Mississauga, ON
2009         2x6 Exhibition, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, ON
                Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, juried, Toronto, ON
                Guelph Pottery and Ceramics Festival, juried, Guelph, ON
                 Lennox Gallery, Sheridan College Graduate Show, Toronto, ON
                Ceramics, Sheridan College Gallery, group show, Toronto ON
2008         Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, juried, Toronto, ON
                Guelph Pottery and Ceramic Festival, juried, Guelph, ON
                Hamilton Guild Biennial Show, jurors: S. Heineman, K. Lampitoc, Dundas, ON

Awards and Scholarships
2012         The Carnegie Emerging Artist Award
2011         Ontario Crafts Council, Pottery Supply House Grant
                FUSION: The Ontario Clay and Glass Association, Emerging Artist
2010         Toronto Potters’ Biennial Exhibition, Tucker’s Award
2009         Harbourfront Centre, 1-year scholarship
                FUSION: The Clay and Glass Association, bursary
                Gardiner Museum Award

2000–present   Artist-in-Residence, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, ON
2009               Salt & soda kiln building:
                           Medalta International Artists in Residence Program,Medicine Hat, AB

2013 – pres   Ceramics Instructor, personal studio, Toronto, ON
2013             Ceramics Instructor, Miles Nadel JCC, Toronto, ON
2009 – 2012  Ceramics Instructor, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, ON
2010             High School Workshops, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, ON
2009            Teaching Assistant; first-year throwing, Sheridan College, Oakville, ON

2013             Featured Artist, FUSION Magazine, Summer 2013, Vol. 37, No. 2
2011             Humor [sic] in Craft, Crafthaus, Pittsburgh, PA
2010             500 Vases, Lark Books, Julia Galloway and Ray Hemachandra
                       FUSION Magazine, Vol. 34, No. 3, Fall 2010
                       Clay TimesThe Gallery Section, Summer 2010, Volume 16, Issue 87
                       Ceramics Monthly 2010 Calendar, Ceramics Monthly
2009             Ceramics Monthly, Undergraduate Showcase, September 2009 issue
Professional Development | Volunteer Activities
2009-2012    TreasurerFUSION: The Ontario Clay & Glass Association
2008            Salt-kiln firing: Peters Valley Craft Centre, Layton, NJ
2007            Anagama kiln firing: Peters Valley Craft Centre, Layton, NJ

Professional Association Memberships
                       FUSION: The Ontario Clay & Glass Association
                    Ontario Crafts Council
                    Toronto Potters’ Association
                    Potter’s Guild of Hamilton and Region