Shary boyle

Photo: Seth Fluker

Photo: Seth Fluker

Shary Boyle works across diverse media, including sculpture, painting, installation, and performance. Boyle represented Canada with her project Music for Silence at the 55th Venice Biennale in 2013. In 2015, she performed with musician Christine Fellows at the Luminato Festival and the National Gallery of Canada, published The Illuminations Project with artist Emily Duke, and presented Universal Cobra with artist Shuvinai Ashoona at Pierre-Francois Ouellette Art Contemporain in Montreal. Her work is exhibited and collected internationally, and is currently on display in Ceramix: Art and Ceramics from Rodin to Schütte, at Cité de la ceramique, Sèvres, and la Maison Rouge in Paris. She lives in Toronto. sharyboyle.com

 

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Christopher reid flock and sin-ying ho

   

 

 

Christopher Reid Flock majored in English literature and violin at the University of Western Ontario before discovering clay. After mentoring with Canadian ceramist Kayo O'Young in 1998 and studying at the Sheridan College School of Ceramic Design, Reid moved to Ibaraki, Japan where he lived and studied ceramics for nine years. He returned to Canada in 2009 and established his studio practice in Hamilton. Reid was the recipient of the 2014 Winifred Shantz Award for Ceramics, the 2015 Founders Award at the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, and a Canada Council for the Arts Fine Craft grant in 2015. His work can be found in private collections across Canada, China, France, Japan, the United States, and in the permanent collections of the Taipei County Yingge Ceramics Museum in Taiwan, The Clay and Glass Gallery in Waterloo, and the Art Gallery of Burlington. studioreid.com

 

 

Sin-Ying Ho holds an Honors Diploma from the Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, a BFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, and an MFA from Louisiana State University. Ho has lectured and exhibited across Canada, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Harvard University, as well as in Hong Kong and Jingdezhen, China. She has taught at Southeastern Louisiana University, the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, the Alberta College of Art and Design in Calgary, and Concordia University in Montreal, and is currently an Assistant Professor at Queens College, City University of New York. In 2011, she was nominated for a Louis Comfort Tiffany Biennial Award. Her pieces are in the permanent collections of the Icheon World Ceramic Centre in Korea, the Glenbow Museum in Calgary, the Yingge Ceramics Museum in Taiwan, and the Consulate General of Canada in Hong Kong. sinyingho.com

 

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Linda swanson and paul holmquist

Linda Swanson is an artist whose interests are grounded in the metamorphic nature of ceramic materials and processes. Her raw and kiln fired ceramic works have been exhibited internationally with recent exhibitions at the Milwaukee Art Museum, the DePaul Museum, and SOFA Chicago. Swanson was awarded the Raphael Prize in Ceramics by the Society for Contemporary Craft in 2014 and grants from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Windgate Charitable Foundation and the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture (FRQSC). Swanson received a BA in Art History from UCSB, a BFA from Cal State Long Beach, and an MFA in Ceramics from Alfred University. She currently teaches Studio Arts at Concordia University. lindaswansonstudio.com

 


 

Paul Holmquist is a designer, teacher, architectural historian, and theorist. His research concerns architecture as constitutive of the public realm through the engagement of the senses, emotions, imagination, and conscience, as well as the political implications of technological and poetic modes of architectural practice. After working at several Los Angeles-based firms including Nicholas Budd Dutton and Schweitzer BIM, Holmquist taught at McGill University, Kansas State University, and SUNY Alfred. He currently teaches Architectural Design and Theory at Carleton University. Holmquist holds a BA in Painting & Drawing from UCLA, a M.Arch from SCI-Arc and a post-professional Masters and Doctorate in Architectural History and Theory from McGill University. paulholmquist.net

 

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Brendan tang

Brendan Tang was born in Dublin, Ireland of Trinidadian parents and is a naturalized citizen of Canada. He earned a BFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design and an MFA from the Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville. Tang has lectured at conferences and academic institutions across North America, and his professional practice has also taken him to India, Europe, and Japan. Tang has exhibited at the Museum of Fine Art in Boston, the Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, and Musée Ariana in Geneva, among others. Tang dedicates his full attention to his professional art practice in Vancouver, where he explores the interface between culture and material. brendantang.com

 

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