“I work with glass because it's fascinating; wherever my mind can take me, glass will get me there. I can work with light, form, colour, depth… and create something purely functional or sculptural… it is totally alluring.

Training

 

2007, Corning, New York, cold working, Martin Rossol

2004, Red Deer College, Glass and Bronze Casting, Stephen P. Day

2001, Red Deer College, Kiln Casting and Fusing, Brock Craig

1998, Maine, “Restoration & Repair” with Arthur Femenella, internationally-renowned glass restoration artist

1997, Haliburton School of Fine Arts, Entrepreneurial Skills for the Artist

1997, Haliburton School of Fine Arts, Pottery

1996, Cape Cod, Glass Carving with Norm Dobbins

1996, Haliburton School of Fine Arts, Advanced Glass Techniques, Gundar Robez

1996, Haliburton School of Fine Arts, Fusing and Slumping, Gundar Robez

1996, Haliburton School of Fine Arts, Glass Blowing, Clark Guettel

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2007, divided, John M. Parrott gallery, Belleville

2005, Two Interpretations, Belleville

1998-2007, The Prince Edward County Studio Tour

1997, “The Works”, Studio Tour, Bancroft, Ontario

 

Group Exhibitions

 

2008-2010 Expressions, Belleville

2008-2014 Art in the County, Picton

                     Various County Art Shows

                     The Makers Hand, Picton

 

2007, Art in the County, Picton

           Fusion – Glass and Pottery Sale, Toronto

           The Makers Hand, Picton

           Artvino, Belleville

 

2006, Expressions 2006, Belleville

           Fusion – Glass and Pottery Sale, Toronto

           The Sandbanks Show

           The Makers Hand

           Kind-of-a-one Show, Belleville

 

1999-2005, Quinte Arts Council Gallery, Belleville

                      Expressions, 2005, Belleville

                      Art in The County, Picton

                      Contemporary Glassworks, Toronto

                      The Makers Hand, Picton

                      The Moose Show, Toronto

                      Fusion – Glass and Pottery Sale, Toronto

                      Sandbanks Show, Prince Edward County

                      Interpretations on a Theme, Bloomfield

                      Taste the Talent, Picton

 

Professional Affiliations

 

Ontario Craft Council

Bloomfield & Area Business Association

Glass Art Association of Canada

Prince Edward County Arts Council

 

Galleries

 

Canadian Clay and Glass Museum, Waterloo

 

Awards

 

2013, Art in the County, Honorary Mention

2012, Art in the County, Jurors Award

2008, Art in the County, Honorary Mention

2008, Expressions, Belleville, Honorary Mention

2003, Art in The County, Picton, Honorary Mention

2003, Expressions, Belleville, Honorary Mention

2002, Art In The County, Picton, Honorary Mention

1999, Expressions, Belleville, Ontario Craft Council Design Award

 

Training

 

2007, Corning, New York, cold working, Martin Rossol

2004, Red Deer College, Glass and Bronze Casting, Stephen P. Day

2001, Red Deer College, Kiln Casting and Fusing, Brock Craig

1998, Maine, “Restoration & Repair” with Arthur Femenella, internationally-renowned glass restoration artist

1997, Haliburton School of Fine Arts, Entrepreneurial Skills for the Artist

1997, Haliburton School of Fine Arts, Pottery

1996, Cape Cod, Glass Carving with Norm Dobbins

1996, Haliburton School of Fine Arts, Advanced Glass Techniques, Gundar Robez

1996, Haliburton School of Fine Arts, Fusing and Slumping, Gundar Robez

1996, Haliburton School of Fine Arts, Glass Blowing, Clark Guettel

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2007, divided, John M. Parrott gallery, Belleville

2005, Two Interpretations, Belleville

1998-2007, The Prince Edward County Studio Tour

1997, “The Works”, Studio Tour, Bancroft, Ontario

 

Group Exhibitions

 

2008-2010 Expressions, Belleville

2008-2014 Art in the County, Picton

            Various County Art Shows

            The Makers Hand, Picton

 

2007, Art in the County, Picton

      Fusion – Glass and Pottery Sale, Toronto

      The Makers Hand, Picton

      Artvino, Belleville

 

2006, Expressions 2006, Belleville

      Fusion – Glass and Pottery Sale, Toronto

      The Sandbanks Show

      The Makers Hand

      Kind-of-a-one Show, Belleville

 

1999-2005, Quinte Arts Council Gallery, Belleville

           Expressions, 2005, Belleville

           Art in The County, Picton

           Contemporary Glassworks, Toronto

           The Makers Hand, Picton

           The Moose Show, Toronto

           Fusion – Glass and Pottery Sale, Toronto

           Sandbanks Show, Prince Edward County

           Interpretations on a Theme, Bloomfield

           Taste the Talent, Picton

 

Professional Affiliations

 

Ontario Craft Council

Bloomfield & Area Business Association

Glass Art Association of Canada

Prince Edward County Arts Council

 

Galleries

 

Canadian Clay and Glass Museum, Waterloo

 

Awards

 

2013, Art in the County, Honorary Mention

2012, Art in the County, Jurors Award

2008, Art in the County, Honorary Mention

2008, Expressions, Belleville, Honorary Mention

2003, Art in The County, Picton, Honorary Mention

2003, Expressions, Belleville, Honorary Mention

2002, Art In The County, Picton, Honorary Mention

1999, Expressions, Belleville, Ontario Craft Council Design Award