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Sheridan Ceramics Graduate Exhibition

March 20, 2013

The 2013 graduating class of Sheridan's Ceramics program present their unique collection of ceramic art.

For Immediate Release: March 20, 2013
Oakville, Ontario

'Glacial', 2013 - Wood-fired Porcelain by Emma Smith

Glacial, 2013
Wood-fired Porcelain by Emma Smith

New graduates of Sheridan Ceramics present a collection  of evocative objects that address function, storytelling,  ritual and whimsy. Opening  on Thursday, April 4th at the Gardiner Museum in Toronto(6- 8 pm) the exhibition  highlights  the work of nine emerging artists in the field of craft and design:

Jenna Lanteigne, Jessica McEwen, Ellie Oram, Frieda Pereira, Andrea Poorter, Lyne Reid, Annemarie Row, Emma Smith, Amber Zuber

'Rowdyna', 2013 - Black Stoneware by Annemarie Row

Rowdyna, 2013
Black Stoneware by Annemarie Row

Three years of immersive learning and critical discourse at one of the leading ceramics programs in the country has helped to shape the diverse practices of these individual makers. Meet the artists and explore the future of ceramic art - all are welcome at the show opening:  April 4th 6-8 pm (FREE).  During the evening, the winner of the Gardiner Award - $500 and an upcoming  exhibition  at the museum - will be selected and announced by a jury of Gardiner curators and Sheridan faculty.

April 4th – 18th
Gardiner Museum
111 Queen's Park, Toronto

Opening  Reception: April 4th (6 pm - 8 pm)

About Sheridan's Ceramics program:

Recognized as one of Canada’s finest Craft and Design programs, Sheridan produces graduates who have received national and international  recognition for their work. For over 40 years, the three-year intensive program has provided  graduates with a strong foundation in studio-based  and conceptual approaches grounded  in an intimate knowledge of materials and technical processes that set them apart from other art and design professionals.
www.sheridanceramics.com

About the Gardiner Museum:

The Gardiner Museum connects people, art and ideas by offering a close look at one of the world’s oldest and most universal art forms - ceramics. The Museum’s collections span continents and centuries, offering a glimpse into the development of ceramic processes, decoration and form. Year-round the Museum mounts special exhibitions, events, lectures and clay classes to complement its permanent collection.
www.gardinermuseum.on.ca