Tag Archives: Events

Four Fall Shows not to miss – Fusion, Rankin Inlet, True Nordic, John Reeve

  Fall always seems to be the perfect time to take in shows and exhibitions — the laid back summer is behind us, the cold of winter lies ahead — with the weather typically just right for being outdoors as well as in. Three such shows are in the Toronto area and one is further […]

Fish in a Barrel – Garth Clark

Always a pleasure to hear from Garth Clark — the grey cardinal of pottery criticism. This isn’t on a Canadian theme particularly, just a generous stimulating romp through a recent fine art ceramicana exhibition in NYC. A show somewhat a kin to Bad Pottery – a (Toronto) collection I reviewed on this blog back in […]

Newcomb Pottery – February 5 – May 18th Gardiner Museum, Toronto

There’s still lots of time left — One of the smart Smithsonian traveling exhibitions. On February 5 – May 18th, Gardiner Museum, Toronto. A good catalyst to thinking about the importance and impact of Canada’s famous schools: Banff School of Fine Arts, Emily Carr, Central Tech, Ecole des Beaux-Arts.

Wayne Cardinalli – All Things Tea – March 5 – 29th Toronto

Coming up this week — a good late winter show of pots by Wayne Cardinalli. Showing at The David Kaye Gallery, Queen Street West at Dovercourt, Toronto. A long acclaimed Ontario potter this is just a great way to loosen up for spring.  Reception Saturday, March 7, 2:00 – 4:00 pm.

bad pottery — worth learning from

This collection up in Toronto’s Junction is part of Design Off Site a counter balance show to the gigantic Interior Design Show – IDS at the City’s downtown convention Centre. The Collection like Design Off Site itself is just a punch-in-the-nose to the monied effort of TO design houses and corporate swilling that takes over […]

ron thom and the allied arts

It wasn’t quite my intention to post a blog and then send you away but this initial one is a bit special. The current show at the Gardiner Museum here in Toronto is well worth the admission to see a great Canadian modernist and the studio ceramics he commissioned for his acclaimed buildings: Massey College, […]