Exhibitions

2017  Marietta Cobb Museum, Marietta Ga, Juried by  Kelsey Moran

2017 Craft Forms, Wayne Art Centre,  Philadelphia, 2017  juried  Stephano Catalani

2016     Sofa Chicago,
2016     Elemental, North Lands Lybster Scotland and Coburg House art Gallery, Edinburgh    Jurors, Emma Wolfden, Alison                                McConachie, Fiona Logue
2016     Emerge/Evolve Bullseye Projects Portland, Jurors Stefano Catalani ,Kim Harty, Sue Taylor, Received Honourable mention

2016 Cause and Effect, Pentland Fine Art Gallery, Aberdeen U.K. Juried

2015 Pilchuck Annual Auction, juried THE ENCHANTED FOREST OF PILCHUCK GLASS SCHOOL.

2015-2016 Parallelgenres, Morgan Glass Gallery , Pittsberg.  Invitational

2015  Fireworks , Fusion Clay and Glass, Carnagie Gallery, Dundas Juried by  David Kaye and Melanie Eagan

2015  Emerge, Establish, Emerge  L.A Pai Gallery , Ottawa with Ione Thorkelson April 

2015  Into the Blue, Cre8ery Winnipeg Manitoba March/April

2015  Emerge/Evolve 2014: Rising Talents in Kiln-Glass  juried by Kathleen Moles, Emily Nachison, and James Yood. Bellevue Arts                                     Museum,   February-June

2014  Emerge/Evolve 2014 Pittsburgh Glass Center, November 2014 -January 

2014 Emerge/Evolve 2014 Bullseye Resource Center Bay Area, July- October 2014

2014Emerge/Evolve 2014 Bullseye Projects juried by Kathleen  Moles, Emily Nachison, and James Yood. (formerly Bullseye Gallery),

2014Northern Ontario Juried Exhibition,  juried by David Garneau, Artist and Carol Podedworney, Dr. Andrea Terry, Thunder Bay

             Art Gallery, Thunder Bay,  Ontario Nov- Jan 2015

2014    Push: Contemporary Works by Glass Artists Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Thunder Bay, On. - June

2013    Push, Living Arts Centre Gallery, Mississauga, On. November

2013    The LastGlass Show , curated by Ryan Legassicke,' Glass Art Association Canada, Clay and Glass  Gallery, Waterloo ,Ontario    

2013    Smashing Glass, Passion for Glass Gallery, Calgary, AlbertaMay- June

2013     Craft 13, Ontario Crafts Council Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.

2013    Liar, Liar, Thunder Bay Historical Museum, Thunder Bay, Ontario

2012    The LastGlass Show, curated by Ryan Legassicke,'  Glass ArtAssociation Canada , Ontario CraftsCouncil Gallery Toronto

2012   GLASS: A Juried Art Show,  curated by Katherine Gray, Minnetrista Ball Glass Museum, Muncie, Indiana, USA

2011    Craft Currents: Contemporary Craft in Northern Ontario’, Ontario Crafts Fort Frances Museum, Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Delta

             Waterfront Hotel & Conference Centre, Sault Ste. Marie, ON Huntsville, Gallery at the  Center, Lester B. Pearson Civic

             Centre, Elliot Lake, ON Galerie 815, Conseil desArts de Hearst, ON

2011    Prairie Stained Glass,  Winnipeg, Manitoba. June

2010    Beneath,Solo Exhibit atDefinitely Superior Gallery,  Thunder Bay, On

2009    Prairie Stained Glass,Winnipeg Manitoba

2009Cre8ery Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2007    ‘Forms of Hope’, Kenora Museum, Kenora, On

 

 

Arts Residencies & Mentorships:

2015           Steve Klein and Richard Parrish, Norway Residency February.

2014-15     Paul Klein,  Klein ArtistWebinars and mentoring

2014            Steve Klein and Richard Parrish, Pilchuk School of Glass Residency, Oregon, USA.

2014            3D Printing,Mentorship with Prof.Ganter,University Washington,  USA.

2013/14     Fusion Mentorship with Koen Vanderstukken, Sheridan College, Oakville, Ont.

2009           Mentorship with Linda Eithier, Portland, Oregon, USA.

 

Education:

2013Printing on glass, Joseph Cavalieri, Key West Fl, USA

2013A round table talk, Joseph Cavalieri, Alton Mills

2012      Ontario Arts Council, Community Arts Skills workshop, Toronto, Ont.

2012      Neighbourhood Arts Newtwork Symposium, Toronto, Ont.

2011      Glass Printing workshop, Steve Royston, Portland, Oregon, USA

2011      Kiln Casting 2, workshop, Linda Eithier, Portland, Oregon, USA

2010      Flameworking, Luccio Bubbacco, Montreal, Quebec.

2009      Community Arts Skills workshop, Red Pepper Community, Toronto, On.

2009      Kiln Casting workshop, Linda Eithier, Portland, Oregon, USA

2008      Vitri Fusille Glass workshop, Peter McGrain, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

2008      Coldworking workshop, Eric Whitmore, Portland, Oregon, USA

2007      Architectural Glass Design, Laurel Pocari, Portland, Oregon, USA

2007      Architectural Design & Installation, Richard Parrish, Portland, Or. USA

2005      Lampworking workshop, MaestroT. Rossetio, Murano, Italy.

2005      Lampworking workshop, Maestro Lucio Bubacco, Murano, Italy

2005      Lampworking, Maestro Paulo Cendese, Murano, Italy.

2003      Acrylic Painting,  Red Deer College, Red Deer, Alberta.

1996      Acrylic Painting, Third Year, Lakehead University, Kenora, Ont.

1983      Arts Degree, Kinesiology & Political Science, University of Waterloo,Waterloo,   Ont.

 

Awards & Grants:

2016     Ontario Arts Council,  Northern Arts Grant, Residency Grant and Exhibition Assistance

2015        Craft Ontario Volunteer Committee Award

2015        Design Award, Craft Ontario , Fusion Clay and Glass show

2014        Winner of the RBC Award for Glass

2014        Glass ArtCanada Association Award

2014         Hounourable Mention    Emerge, international glass competition

2014        Fusion, Ontario Clay and Glass Association Award

2011        Best Of Show, Cast Glass Award, Prairie Stained Glass, Winnipeg.

2005        Best Of Show Award, Dryden Regional Artists Association.

2014        Canada Council Travel Grant

2014        Ontario Arts Council Craft Grant

2012        Ontario Arts Council Collaborative Grant

2012        Ontario Arts Council Community Arts Workshop Grant

2011        Ontario Arts Council Grant

2011        Ontario Arts Council Arts Education Grant

2010        Ontario Arts Council Arts Education Grant

2009        Ontario Arts Council Grant

2008        Ontario Arts Council Grant

2007        Ontario Arts Council Grant

 

Collections:

2015   ‘Woodland Airc’, Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo, On

2014    ‘Winter Lichen’, Bullseye Glass, Portland, Oregon, USA.

 

Commissions:

2014    Carnaval Restaurant , Suspended Ceiling, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2009    Red Lake District Heritage Centre, Donor Wall, Red Lake, On.

2008    Margaret Cochenor Memorial Hospital, Donor Wall,  Red Lake, On.

2006    Dryden Regional Training CenterTransformation

 

 

Publications and Lectures

Sheridan College 4th year business class February 2015

University of Washington Design student 2014