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Faculty Profiles

Gordon Thompson

Gordon Thompson

Coordinator, Bachelor of Crafts and Design


Contact Info: Ext. 2210

Gord Thompson has taught ceramics, craft history, and other Craft and Design courses at Sheridan College and the Ontario College of Art & Design University (OCADU) since 2003. He was a Technician in the Ceramics Studio at OCADU from 2002-2011.

Gord works actively in the craft community, having served as President of the Board of Directors of Craft Ontario (2012-2014) and advisor to the Craft & Design Studio at Harbourfront Centre. He sits on the Exhibition and Education Committee of the Gardiner Museum. Gord is also the Senior Editor and Chair of the editorial committee for STUDIO, a national magazine of Craft and Design in Canada.

He is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Communication and Culture at York University, with a research interest in craft and cultural theory. He studied ceramics at Sheridan College from 1994-97 after completing degrees in Cultural Studies (BA, Trent University), Media Studies (MA, Concordia University), and the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (MA, University of Toronto).