Professional Activities

Talks and Activities

2021 Posio Congress presentation, Canada C3: A Crucible, International Academy of Ceramics
2021 Artist talk, Burlington Potters
2021 Artist talk,  Toronto Potters 
2021 Artist talk, Potters Studio
2018 Lecture, Canada C3- A Crucible, Enriched Bread  Artist Studios, Ottawa
2018 Lecture, Canada C3- A Crucible, Mill Road Community Space, Chelsea, QC
2018 Lecture, Canada C3- A Crucible, Hintonburg Community Centre, Ottawa Potters Guild
2018 Lecture, Canada C3- A Crucible, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa, The Arts and Human Rights on Indigenous Culture
2018 Artist talk, Elmwood School, Ottawa
2017 2 Artist talks, Aboard the Canada C3 Expedition
2016 Artist Talk, You are Me, Ottawa Art Gallery
2015 Artist Talk, 8th Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale, Icheon Korea
2015 Panel Discussion, Exquisite Woods:”Art Rooted in Science”, RARE Charitable Research Foundation and Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo, ON
2015 Artist Talk, Hamilton Potters Guild, ON
2013 Artist Talk, 7th Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale, Icheon Korea
2010 Artist Talk, Travels to China & Korea, Ottawa Potters Guild
2009 Artist Talk, The Pottery Workshop, Jingdezhen, China
2007-05 Member Chelsea Cultural Heritage & Development Committee
2006 Artist Talk, Resilience Exhibition, Oeno Gallery, Prince Edward County, ON
2004 Artist talk, Pine Tree Potters, Aurora (Toronto), ON
2000-1998 President “Artists in their Environment “Studio Tour
1988 Curator, Art in the Windows, Festival of the Arts in Ottawa
1988-87 Council for the Arts in Ottawa, Board of Directors
1988 Founding Member “Artists in their Environment” Studio Tour

Workshops/Teaching

2018 Throwing Graceful Forms, Gloucester Pottery School, Ottawa, ON
2017 Starting with Slip, Fusion Conference, London, ON
2015 Starting with Slip, Mohawk College, Hamilton, ON
2016-2008 Instructor, Diploma & General Interest Courses, Ottawa School of Art
2010-2009 Mentor, program administered through the Conseil Regional de la Culture de l’Outaouais
2010-00 Children’s Summer Camps, Meech Lake Studio
2011 Demo & Hands on Workshop, Culture Days, Museum of Civilization, Gatineau, QC
2007 Mentor, program administered through the Conseil Regional de la Culture de l’Outouais
2006 Public Demonstration, Museum of Civilization Culture Days, Gaineau
1997 École  Céramique  Bonsécours, Montréal QC
1996 Demonstration, Transformation Exhibition, Museum of Civilization, Hull QC
1996 Kingston Potters Guild
1984 Porcelain & Low Temperature Salt Firing, Canadore College, ON
1983-82 Throwing and Altering Porcelain, Haliburton School of Fine Arts, ON
1982 École Céramique Bonsécours, Montréal, QC
1983 John Abbott College, Montréal, QC
1982 Plaster Mould Making, Ottawa Potters Guild
1982 Public Demonstration, Museum of Nature, Ottawa, ON
1981 Throwing Bowls, Ottawa Potters Guild
1980-79 Technician & Instructor, Glebe Community Centre Pottery Studio, Ottawa

Juror

2020 Prix Francois Houdé, Ville de Montreal, CMAQ
2014 Prix Francois Houdé, Ville de Montreal, CMAQ
2013 Prix Francois Houdé, Ville de Montreal, CMAQ
2013 Trim Road Public Art Commission, City of Ottawa
2012 Prix Francois Houdé, Ville de Montreal, CMAQ
2012 Prix de la Releve Jean-Cartier & Prix Premiere Presence SMAQ, Montreal
2009 Minto Public Art Commission, 180 Kent St., Ottawa
2006 Juror, Public Art Collection Purchase, City of Ottawa
2005 Public Art Commission, Gary J. Armstrong Retirement Residence, City of Ottawa
2004 Public Art Commissions, Plant Bath, City of Ottawa
1989 Public Art Commissions, Champagne Fitness Centre, City of Ottawa
1987 Ottawa Christmas Craft Sale