Glazed Over – Hamilton Potters’ Guild
The Potters’ Guild of Hamilton and Region
Biennial Exhibition 2014
April 4 to April 27, 2014
Opening reception Friday April 4, 7-9:30pm
A Biennial Exhibition that celebrates excellence and diversity of works produced by the Guild. The guild’s “Biennial” exhibition allows members to show their work to the public. Respected jurors are given the task to choose the best pieces from the numerous entries. In so doing, each exhibition year is a reflection of Jurors tastes and opinions making each show diverse and interesting. Guild members are encouraged to submit their best works for consideration.
Angelo di Petta – Angelo is a sculptor and educator. He studied ceramics at Ontario College of Art. Upon graduation he was awarded several scholarships to study industrial ceramics in Faenza, Italy. On his return to Canada Angelo taught ceramics at the Ontario College of Art and Design. Angelo’s work encompasses many processes and methods. Large scale installations can be found in many institutions in Canada and the United States. A variety of vessel forms and large sculptural forms compose some of the works in Angelo’s repertoire. He has shared this extensive knowledge and experience through teaching, workshops, lectures and magazine articles, in Canada and the United States. He has exhibited his work internationally as well as completing several major commissions in Canada and the United States.
Susan Jefferie – Susan is a freelance curator and educator. Graduating from the University of California at Berkley and Davis where she studied under noted ceramists Robert Arneson and David Gilhooly. She was a curator at the Gardiner Museum for ten years and fundamental in establishing the modern and contemporary collections of the museum. Susan has organized exhibitions of Canadian ceramics that have travelled internationally. She is the author of numerous articles on modern and contemporary ceramics. She has spent several sabbaticals at the British Museum. She has organized and led ceramic tours in Europe visiting noted ceramic artists working in their studios. Susan recently was a juror for the Taiwan Ceramic Biennial in 2008.
image photo by Janusz Wrobel