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Curriculum

Education
Awards and Recognition
Solo Exhibitions

 

Education

  • 1997 Masters of Fine Arts, Ceramics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
  • 1994 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Ceramics, University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan
  • 1992 Art and Design Diploma, Red Deer College, Red Deer, Alberta

 

Awards and Recognition

  • 2006 Peoples Choice Award, National Snow Sculpting Competition, Gatineau Qc.
  • 2005 Award Of Achievement, Alberta Crafts Council, Edmonton
  • 2002 Alberta Foundation For The Arts Project Grant
  • 1999 -P’Artisans Artist Network, Grant.
  • 1998 -Publics Choice Award, Biennale Nationale de Ceramique “Espace Terre”
  • -Prix Jeannot Blackburn, Biennale Nationale de Ceramique “Espace Terre”
  • 1997 -The Ohio State University pARTners for the Arts Grant.
  • -Ken Wochiet Fine Arts Grant.
  • -Edith Fergus Gilmore Materials Grant.
  • -Edith Fergus Gilmore Award.
  • 1996 -Teaching Excellence Award, nomination at The Ohio State University.

 

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2008 - David Thompson , Red Deer and District Museum, Red Deer Alberta
  • 2003 - Voyageur: Ceramics Across the Border, The Artist’s Alliance, Lafayette, Louisiana
  • 2000 -Wild West, A Romance in clay. Truck Gallery, Calgary, Alberta.
  • 1999 -Kitchen Stories. The Works Fine Arts Festival, Edmonton, Alberta.
  • 1998 -Castor Histoire. Red Deer Museum & Art Gallery, Red Deer Alberta.
  • 1998 -Mickey Wants to Play Hockey. Morill Art Gallery, Marion, Ohio.
  • 1997 -Castor Histoire. Haskett Hall, The Ohio State University, Columbus Ohio.
  • 1996 -Echoglen Roots. Old Court House Gallery, Red Deer, Alberta.
  • 1995 -Thanksgiving Supper. The Works Fine Arts Festival, Edmonton, Alberta.
  • 1994 -Social and Personal Identities. Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan.
  • Selected Group Exhibitions
  • 2008 -Canadian Icon, Harbour Front, Toronto Ontario
  • Present -Member, Viewpoint Gallery, Red Deer, AB
  • 2006 -All About Alberta, The Canadian Embassy Art Gallery, Washington, DC
  • 2005 -Alberta Scene, All about Alberta, National Art Centre, Ottawa, On
  • -All About Alberta, Alberta Crafts Council, Edmonton, Alberta
  • 2004 -Tea & Roses, Leighton Art Centre, Calgary, Alberta
  • 2003 -Magic Canoe,2nd
  • prize, Winterlude National Snow Sculpting Competition, Ottawa, Ontario
  • -The Hockey Show, Manitoba Crafts Council, Winnipeg, MB
  • 2002 -Woodland Caribou ,The Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo, Ontario
  • -Our Creative Spirit, Medicine Hat Museum, Medicine Hat, AB
  • -Dancing Beavers – International Snow Symposium Invitational, Festival du Voyageur,
  • Winnipeg, MB
  • -Trojan Beaver, 2nd
  • Prize– Jonquiere en Neige, Jonquiere, Quebec
  • 1999 -Canadians Across the Divide, Karlsberger Architecture Firm, Co, OH.
  • -The Ohio State University Ceramic Alumni Exhibition, Hopkins Hall Gallery, Columbus
  • -Spring Has Sprung, Kerry Wood Nature Centre, Red Deer, Ab.
  • 1999/98-Espace Terre. Biennale Nationale de Ceramique, Trois-Rivieres, Quebec.
  • Artist in Residencies
  • 2005 Invited Artist, Medalta International Artist in Residence Program, Medicine Hat, Alberta
  • 1999 Apprentice, Moravian Pottery and Tile Works, Doylestown, Pennsylvania.
  • 1997 Art Farm, Marquette, Nebraska.
  • Professional Experience
  • Present/99 -Voyager Art and Tile, co owner and operater.
  • 2005-7 Instructor, Red Deer College, Alberta
  • Workshop – Series RDC, Ceramic Sculpture, Grande Prairie
  • Workshop / Lecture, Hycroft Ceramics, Friends Of Medalta, Medicine Hat, AB
  • 2004 Instructor, Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB
  • Workshop / Lecture, Moose Jaw Pottery, Moose Jaw, SK
  • Presenter “Consequence of Material”, Red Deer College.
  • 2003 Summer Scapes, sculpture instructor, Red Deer College.
  • 2002 Workshop / Lecture, University of Louisiana, Lafayette.
  • Lecture, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
  • 2001/00-Profesor, University of Manitoba, School of Fine Arts, Ceramics.
  • 2000 -Presenter, "Thousand Miles Apart" University of Regina.
  • 1999 -Ceramic Instructor, Red Deer College, Red Deer, Ab.
  • -Self Firing Adobe Sculpture Workshop, Series, Red Deer College, Red Deer Ab.
  • -Drawing Workshop, Lacombe Culture and Recreation, Lacombe, Ab.
  • -Visiting Artist, University of Regina, Regina Sk.
  • - Summer Youth Drawing and Throwing Workshops Red Deer College,
  • 1998 -Instructor, The Ohio State University, Columbus.
  • -Ceramic Workshop, --American Indian Student Services, O.S.U., Columbus
  • -Instructor, Continuing Education Wheel Throwing, Red Deer College, Ab.
  • -Ceramic Technician, Red Deer College, Red Deer Ab.
  • Art Commissions
  • 2008 -Immense Mode, South Gate LRT, Edmonton, AB
  • 2007 -Mosaics, Red Deer Recreation Centre, Red Deer, AB
  • -Ceramic Tile Mural, Strathcona County , Strathcona, AB
  • -Brick Salmon, City of Abbottsford, BC
  • 2006 -Sculpture, “Letting The Birdies Fly”, Riverbend Golf Club, Red Deer, AB
  • -Sculpture, Alberta Summer Games, Red Deer, AB
  • 2005 -Brick Rabbit, City of Red Deer, Alberta
  • -Decorative Bench & Mosaic, APEGGA, Red Deer, AB
  • 2004 - Bronze, “Doris Forbes and Mickey the Beaver”, Ghost Series, Red Deer, AB
  • - Brick Couch, 4th Street Public Art Society, Calgary,AB
  • - Lamenting Fiddles, National Capital Commission, Gatineau, Quebec
  • 2003 -Killarney Pool, 6 Exterior Glass Murals, Calgary, Alberta
  • 2002 -St. Elizabeth Seton School Mural, Red Deer, AB
  • 2001/00- Collicutt Tile Project, Red Deer Leisure Centre, Red Deer, Ab.
  • 2000 -Tile Donor Recognition Wall, University of Regina, Regina Sk.
  • -Restoration of glass Jesus Mosaic, Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Vegreville,Ab.
  • Public Collections
  • Alberta Foundation for the Arts
  • City of Red Deer
  • Hunting Hills High School, Red Deer
  • Art Farm, Marquette, Nebraska
  • Publications
  • 500 Tiles, Lark Books, 2007
  • Alberta Crafts Council Magazine, All About Canada, 2007
  • 500 Animals, Lark Books, 2006
  • Making And Installing Hand Made Tiles, Lark Books, 2005
  • The Ceramic Spectrum. Second Edition. Robin Hopper. 2001
  • Extensive Tour ... See Magazine, Aug. 12/99
  • Ceramic Exhibition Opens... The Montreal Gazette, Oct. 22/98
  • Le Prix du public a Brian McArthur, Le Nouvelliste, Sept.15/98
  • Art Farm Magic, Grand Island Independent, Sept. 19/97
  • Which came first the turkey or the fox? Edmonton Journal, July 20,95

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2008 -Canadian Icon, Harbour Front, Toronto Ontario
  • Present -Member, Viewpoint Gallery, Red Deer, AB
  • 2006 -All About Alberta, The Canadian Embassy Art Gallery, Washington, DC
  • 2005 -Alberta Scene, All about Alberta, National Art Centre, Ottawa, On
  • -All About Alberta, Alberta Crafts Council, Edmonton, Alberta
  • 2004 -Tea & Roses, Leighton Art Centre, Calgary, Alberta
  • 2003 -Magic Canoe,2nd
  • prize, Winterlude National Snow Sculpting Competition, Ottawa, Ontario
  • -The Hockey Show, Manitoba Crafts Council, Winnipeg, MB
  • 2002 -Woodland Caribou ,The Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo, Ontario
  • -Our Creative Spirit, Medicine Hat Museum, Medicine Hat, AB
  • -Dancing Beavers – International Snow Symposium Invitational, Festival du Voyageur,
  • Winnipeg, MB
  • -Trojan Beaver, 2nd
  • Prize– Jonquiere en Neige, Jonquiere, Quebec
  • 1999 -Canadians Across the Divide, Karlsberger Architecture Firm, Co, OH.
  • -The Ohio State University Ceramic Alumni Exhibition, Hopkins Hall Gallery, Columbus
  • -Spring Has Sprung, Kerry Wood Nature Centre, Red Deer, Ab.
  • 1999/98-Espace Terre. Biennale Nationale de Ceramique, Trois-Rivieres, Quebec.
  • Artist in Residencies
  • 2005 Invited Artist, Medalta International Artist in Residence Program, Medicine Hat, Alberta
  • 1999 Apprentice, Moravian Pottery and Tile Works, Doylestown, Pennsylvania.
  • 1997 Art Farm, Marquette, Nebraska.

 

Professional Experience

  • Present/99 -Voyager Art and Tile, co owner and operater.
  • 2005-7 Instructor, Red Deer College, Alberta
  • Workshop – Series RDC, Ceramic Sculpture, Grande Prairie
  • Workshop / Lecture, Hycroft Ceramics, Friends Of Medalta, Medicine Hat, AB
  • 2004 Instructor, Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB
  • Workshop / Lecture, Moose Jaw Pottery, Moose Jaw, SK
  • Presenter “Consequence of Material”, Red Deer College.
  • 2003 Summer Scapes, sculpture instructor, Red Deer College.
  • 2002 Workshop / Lecture, University of Louisiana, Lafayette.
  • Lecture, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
  • 2001/00-Profesor, University of Manitoba, School of Fine Arts, Ceramics.
  • 2000 -Presenter, "Thousand Miles Apart" University of Regina.
  • 1999 -Ceramic Instructor, Red Deer College, Red Deer, Ab.
  • -Self Firing Adobe Sculpture Workshop, Series, Red Deer College, Red Deer Ab.
  • -Drawing Workshop, Lacombe Culture and Recreation, Lacombe, Ab.
  • -Visiting Artist, University of Regina, Regina Sk.
  • - Summer Youth Drawing and Throwing Workshops Red Deer College,
  • 1998 -Instructor, The Ohio State University, Columbus.
  • -Ceramic Workshop, --American Indian Student Services, O.S.U., Columbus
  • -Instructor, Continuing Education Wheel Throwing, Red Deer College, Ab.
  • -Ceramic Technician, Red Deer College, Red Deer Ab.

 

Art Commissions

  • 2008 -Immense Mode, South Gate LRT, Edmonton, AB
  • 2007 -Mosaics, Red Deer Recreation Centre, Red Deer, AB
  • -Ceramic Tile Mural, Strathcona County , Strathcona, AB
  • -Brick Salmon, City of Abbottsford, BC
  • 2006 -Sculpture, “Letting The Birdies Fly”, Riverbend Golf Club, Red Deer, AB
  • -Sculpture, Alberta Summer Games, Red Deer, AB
  • 2005 -Brick Rabbit, City of Red Deer, Alberta
  • -Decorative Bench & Mosaic, APEGGA, Red Deer, AB
  • 2004 - Bronze, “Doris Forbes and Mickey the Beaver”, Ghost Series, Red Deer, AB
  • - Brick Couch, 4th Street Public Art Society, Calgary,AB
  • - Lamenting Fiddles, National Capital Commission, Gatineau, Quebec
  • 2003 -Killarney Pool, 6 Exterior Glass Murals, Calgary, Alberta
  • 2002 -St. Elizabeth Seton School Mural, Red Deer, AB
  • 2001/00- Collicutt Tile Project, Red Deer Leisure Centre, Red Deer, Ab.
  • 2000 -Tile Donor Recognition Wall, University of Regina, Regina Sk.
  • -Restoration of glass Jesus Mosaic, Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Vegreville,Ab.

 

Public Collections

  • Alberta Foundation for the Arts
  • City of Red Deer
  • Hunting Hills High School, Red Deer
  • Art Farm, Marquette, Nebraska

 

Publications

  • 500 Tiles, Lark Books, 2007
  • Alberta Crafts Council Magazine, All About Canada, 2007
  • 500 Animals, Lark Books, 2006
  • Making And Installing Hand Made Tiles, Lark Books, 2005
  • The Ceramic Spectrum. Second Edition. Robin Hopper. 2001
  • Extensive Tour ... See Magazine, Aug. 12/99
  • Ceramic Exhibition Opens... The Montreal Gazette, Oct. 22/98
  • Le Prix du public a Brian McArthur, Le Nouvelliste, Sept.15/98
  • Art Farm Magic, Grand Island Independent, Sept. 19/97
  • Which came first the turkey or the fox? Edmonton Journal, July 20,95

 

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