Sheridan Ceramics Graduate Exhibition
The 2013 graduating class of Sheridan's Ceramics program present their unique collection of ceramic art.For Immediate Release: March 20, 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
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
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.
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.
- Technical Production staff, students ensuring that the shows can go on
- Sheridan and the Afro-Caribbean Business Network partner on research to support Black entrepreneurs
- Winning wearable design showcases grad's artistic range
- Beauty by design
- Sheridan receives more than $4.5M in provincial funding for integral campus facilities and equipment projects