Full CV

GRANTS, PRIZES & AWARDS
COLLECTIONS
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
OTHER ACTIVITIES RELATED TO MY PRACTICE
PROFESSIONAL TRAINING
REPRESENTATION
BIBLIOGRAPHY




GRANTS, PRIZES & AWARDS

2011 NOMINEE. The Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Award.

2010,2006, 2005, 2004, 2000 BEST IN SHOW. Metal Arts Guild of Nova Scotia Exhibition & Competition.

2009 TRAVEL GRANT. Canada Council for the Arts.

2009 INDUSTRY GROWTH GRANT. NS Department of Tourism, Culture & Heritage.

2008 CREATION GRANTS TO INDIVIDUALS. NS Department of Tourism, Culture & Heritage.

2008 INDUSTRY GROWTH GRANT. NS Department of Tourism, Culture & Heritage.

2007 FINALIST. The Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Award.

2007 JURORS’ CHOICE AWARD. The New Cartography Of Craft. Mary E. Black Gallery, Halifax NS.

2006 FRANK X. PHILLIPS AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN CRAFTSMANSHIP.

2004 CREATION GRANTS TO INDIVIDUALS. NS Department of Tourism, Culture & Heritage.





COLLECTIONS

MACDONALD STEWART ART CENTRE, Guelph ON. Collection of Canadian Metalsmiths.

NOVA SCOTIA ART BANK.

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS: Canada, USA, Denmark, Australia, Hong Kong.





SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2005 NATURAL SYMMETRY (with Janice Wright-Cheney). Mary E. Black Gallery, Halifax NS, Canada.

2003 FEAR FACTOR. YHZ Contemporary Art Gallery, Halifax NS, Canada.

2002 ARTICULATION. YHZ Contemporary Art Gallery, Halifax NS, Canada.

1999 MEASURING THE MARIGOLDS. ArtsPlace, Annapolis Royal NS, Canada.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013 ECLOSION. Art.Science.Gallery, Austin TX, USA.

2013 THREE ELEMENTS. Zilberschmuck Gallery, Toronto ON, Canada.

2013 BOXED IN! The Rooms & the Craft Council of Newfoundland Gallery, St. John’s NL, Canada.

2012 & 2013 A TABLE! Government House, Fredericton NB. Mary E. Black Gallery, Halifax NS. Materia Gallery, Quebec City PQ. Design Exchange, Toronto ON. Affinity Gallery, Saskatoon SASK. MacDonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph ON.

2011 OBJECTS OF STATUS, POWER & ADORNMENT. Mobilia Galllery, Cambridge MA, USA.

2010 METAMORPHOSIS. Metal Arts Guild of Nova Scotia Exhibition & Competition. Mary E. Black Gallery, Halifax NS. Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design, Sydney NS.

2010 COLLABORATION. Curated Exhibition. Mary E. Black Gallery, Halifax NS, Canada.

2010 FUSE. Group Exhibition. Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax NS, Canada.

2010 THE ART OF CRAFT: UNITY & DIVERSITY, SELECTED WORKS. Cultural Olympiad, Vancouver Olympics. Museum of Vancouver, Vancouver BC, Canada.

2009 UNITY AND DIVERSITY. Cheongju International Craft Biennale, South Korea.

2009 CESKY KRUMLOV STATE CASTLE. Wenceslas Cellars, Czech Republic.

2009 HEIRLOOMS OF THE FUTURE. Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge MA, USA.

2008 NO DRIPS ALLOWED. Jonathon Bancroft-Snell Gallery, London ON, Canada.

2008 CELEBRATION. 21 metalsmiths mark the 80th birthday of metalsmith Lois Etherington Betteridge. Jonathon Bancroft-Snell Gallery, London ON, Canada.

2008 SOFA New York. Showcased by Mobilia Gallery. New York NY, USA.

2007 THE TEAPOT REDEFINED. Group exhibition. Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge MA, USA.

2007 SOFA NewYork. Mobilia Gallery. New York NY, USA.

2007 THE NEW CARTOGRAPHY OF CRAFT. Mary E. Black Gallery, Halifax NS, Canada.

2006 ORIGINality. Sculpture to Wear Gallery, Santa Monica CA, USA.

2005 MASTERWORKS. Mary E. Black Gallery, Halifax NS, Canada.

2005 THE HEALING GARDEN. Newfoundland Craft Council Gallery, St. John’s NFL. Artsplace, Annapolis Royal NS. Saskatchewan Craft Council Gallery, Saskatoon SASK.

2004 INSTALLATION OF 2 SCULPTURES. Selected by Myra Freeman, Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, from the Nova Scotia Art Bank Collection.





OTHER ACTIVITIES RELATED TO MY PRACTICE

2011 Plenary Speaker. “Living Jewels”. Canadian Entomological Society of Canada & Acadian Entomological Society Joint Annual Meeting. Halifax NS, Canada.

2010 Keynote Speaker. “Things I’ve Learned from Bugs”. ARTpreneur Conference. Cornwall ON, Canada.

2010 Juror. Portia White Prize. Department of Tourism, Culture & Heritage, Halifax NS, Canada.

2009 Lecture. “The Insect Revealed”. Cheongju International Craft Biennale. Cheongju, South Korea.

2009 Juror. Student Architecture Competition. Grille Design for New Administration Foyer, Medjuk Building, Dalhousie University, Halifax NS, Canada.

2009 Juror. Peer Assessment Committee. Nova Scotia Art Bank Program, Department of Tourism, Culture & Heritage, Halifax NS, Canada.

2008 Artist’s Talk. “The Insect Revealed”. SOFA New York. Mobilia Gallery, New York NY, USA.

2008 Lecture. NSCAD University, Halifax NS, Canada.

2005 Artist’s Talk. “Natural Symmetry”. Mary E. Black Gallery, Halifax NS, Canada.

2005 Juror. Peer Assessment Committee. Grants to Individuals, Department of Tourism, Culture & Heritage, Halifax NS, Canada.

2004 Juror. Portia White Prize. Department of Tourism, Culture & Heritage, Halifax NS, Canada.

2006 - Present Exhibition Review Committee, Mary E. Black Gallery, Halifax NS, Canada.

1999 - Present Standards Committee, Nova Scotia Designer Crafts Council, Halifax NS, Canada.



10 DAYS ACROSS CANADA (4 Men, Their Country and 1 Question: What does it mean to be a Canadian?). Documentary by John J. Earle, Frank Burelle, Ron Piquette and Jamie Carr. A fishrizzo Production, 2010

ARTSPOTS, CBC TV. Artist Profile, 2008

VICKI GABEREAU. ATV - Artist Interview, 1999

ROBIN METCALFE. STUDIO RALLY: ART AND CRAFT OF NOVA SCOTIA
Fredericton: Goose Lane Editions and Studio Rally Productions, 1999





PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

2010 Enamelling. Lillian Yuen. NSCAD University, Halifax NS, Canada.

2008 Enamelling. Ayelet Stewart. Workshop. Halifax NS, Canada.

2007 Mechanisms. Chris Darway. Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle ME, USA.

2006 Discovering the Spiculum/The Finer Points of Finishing. Anne Larsen Hollerbach. Workshop. Halifax NS, Canada.

2002 Raising & Sinking. David Pimentel. Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle ME, USA.

2001 Hinges & Catches. Lisa Gralnick. Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle ME, USA.

1976 BFA. NSCAD University, Halifax NS, Canada.

1970 Teaching Certificate. London Teachers’ College, London ON, Canada.





REPRESENTATION

Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge MA, USA.





BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CRITICAL REVIEWS

METAL ARTS GUILD OF CANADA MAGAZINE. 2011: THREE. VOLUME 26, No. 3
Exhibition in Print 2011. “LARGER THAN LIFE”. Guest Curator: Gloria Hickey

HALIFAX HERALD, June 2010
Review of “Collaboration” by Elissa Barnard

HALIFAX HERALD, January 15, 2005
Review of “Natural Symmetry” by Elissa Barnard

NOVA SCOTIA CRAFT NEWS, Winter 2005
Review of “Natural Symmetry” by Anna Horsnell Wade

EAST COAST LIVING, Spring & Summer 2004
Artist Profile by Meghan Nieman

NOVA SCOTIA CRAFT NEWS, Winter 2004
Review of “Fear Factor” by Jane Milton

HALIFAX HERALD, December 14, 2003
Review of “Fear Factor” by Elissa Barnard

HALIFAX HERALD, April 28, 2002
Review of “Articulation” by Elissa Barnard

THE DAILY NEWS, April 11, 2002
Review of “Articulation” by Marilyn Smulders

ARTS ATLANTIC #72, Summer 2002
Review of “Articulation” by Svava Juliusson

THE DAILY NEWS, July 24, 2001
Studio Visit & Review by Marilyn Smulders

NATIONAL POST, June 16, 2001
“Must-Haves – Insect Jewellery” by Amanda Eaton

THE SUNDAY HERALD, October 15, 2000
Metal Arts Guild Show & Competition, Review by Elissa Barnard

RUSSELL FELTON. IMPERIAL OIL REVIEW Summer 1996.
“On the Trail of Nova Scotia’s Art”. Artist interview