This is where to find the latest work to arrive in the shop!
Visit each artist’s page to see all their available work – simply by clicking on their highlighted name.
Please email the gallery for purchase information, to book an appointment and other inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
MARIA MOLDOVAN: painted porcelain
ERIC YOUNG: charcuterie boards
MAUREEN MARCOTTE: resist-glazed porcelain
ELLEN GOOD: woven/warp dyed scarves
DON GODDARD: reduction-fired pottery
ROBERT PAULY: The Kasuri Quilt (and others)
MEREDITH KUCEY: sterling silver jewellery
MARIA MOLDOVAN: painted porcelain sculptures and functional wares
CHANDLER SWAIN: stoneware animal busts
MARIEL WADDELL-HUNTER: blown and bit-worked glass
ANNE CHAMBERS: reduction-fired stonewarepottery
DAVID SOLOMON: parquetry boxes
RITA REDNER: salt-fired stoneware pottery
KATHRYN DRYSDALE: beeswax and gouache renderings
DIANE LEMIRE: felted scarves and cowls
JENNIFER RYDER JONES: mixed media constructions
ALEXI HUNTER: blown glass forms
LAUREN BLAKEY: paper clay tiles
SUSAN UKKOLA: small encaustic paintings
MAUREEN MARCOTTE: resist-glazed porcelain pottery
RAYMOND WARREN: figurative wood-fired stoneware
LILY SWAIN: mixed media paintings
CHANDLER SWAIN: small ceramic animal sculptures
ANDREA VULETIN: porcelain with Mishima decoration
ELLEN GOOD: woven scarves
PAULUS TJIANG: blown glass wares
JOHN WARD: turned wood bowls and containers
EIKO MAEDA: nerikomi porcelain
“It was my innate love of art that brought me to the Joshibi University of Art and Design in Tokyo where I specialized in Japanese lacquer (Urushi). During that time I began to appreciate the deep connection among art, culture and Japanese history, while developing a particular interest in the deeply rooted tradition of Japanese ceramics. It was years later, after moving to Montreal, that I chose to fully pursue this passion by taking up the study of ceramics at the Visual Arts Centre, where I learned to translate my existing skills into a new medium.
Today, I work from my home studio in Woodbridge, ON (north of Toronto). I devote my life to my work, through which I strive to express the elegance, feminine beauty, delicacy and modesty of Japanese culture.
I have been exploring a new style of ceramics technique, called nerikomi. I had the opportunity to attend a nerikomi ceramics workshop taught by Eiji Murofushi, one of the pioneers in the field of nerikomi ceramics in 2013 in Fuji, Japan. I was immediately attracted and started to practice nerikomi in Canada where the technique is hardly known. Funded by the Ontario Art Council, I have gone back to Japan to further develop nerikomi technique under Eiji’s guidance. I hope to generate public interest in nerikomi in Canada and to share the beauty of Japanese ceramics.”
Plentiful Garden: new porcelain pottery by MONICA JOHNSTON
Apart from the bold and colourful patterns set off on a creamy white background, you immediately notice the attention to finely crafted details in Monica’s work. She has been a potter for over 30 years and the experience shows. Her distinctive style of lively organic imagery delights in nature’s abundant flora and fauna.
Her new work uses several thoughtful pattern designs: Dragonfly with Branches, Leaf and Swirl, Olive branch, and the newest: Red Blossoms. These wares are all functional and meant for daily use. A cup of tea, a bowl of warm soup or an entrée served on a beautiful platter can make a meal and a moment just that much more special.
Monica’s work begins as pure white porcelain. Generous shapes are wheel-thrown or press-moulded by hand, then carved and /or altered. Underglaze colour is painted on before the first firing. A rich clear glaze is applied and fired a second time, adding depth to the surfaces.
As Monica says, “colour is the celebration of life and colourful pots bring life to celebrations!”
see all of Monica’s work here