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Ciara Jayne Linteau
Ciara Jayne Linteau nee Hossack was born in Calgary, Alberta. Relocated to Fort McMurray, Ciara was an active member of the Fort McMurray Ceramic Guild where she began her love of teaching ceramic courses. In 2008, Ciara graduated from the Alberta College of Art and Design (ACAD) in Calgary, Alberta, obtaining a B.F.A, majoring in glass. Since 2008 has been working on a Visual Arts Self Directed Residency at the Banff Centre, and is currently teaching the community ceramic classes at The Banff Centre. Her current body of work experiments with glass and ceramics pieces that combine interest in Art Nouveau and water elements to make 3-Dimensional sculptural objects for both the plinth and the wall. Works can be found in public and private collections in Canada, Australia and the United States. Her first important acquisitions were to The Sir Elton John Collection and Alberta Foundation of Art.
Dawn Saunders Dahl
My work reflects the fleeting nature of our personal and collective history, and strives to generate discussion and awareness around issues of identity, community and culture. Since 2007, I have been actively exploring my own story through ceramics, drawing, painting as well as public art projects. Increasingly I’ve begun to use more unconventional tools such as photography, audio and video capture, soil sampling, as well as research into farming and food production. I also teach portrait and landscape drawing in clay and paint!
209, 109 Boulder Crescent, Canmore, AB T1W 1L2
of Cabbages and Kings Pottery Studio
Visit Of Cabbages and Kings pottery studio to see two generations of potters hard at work making beautiful and useful pottery for your everyday enjoyment. You can watch while pottery is made on the potter’s wheel and tour the finishing, glazing and kiln areas. Finished work available for purchase. By appointment (if outside of below hours) Tue-Sat, 10 am - 12 pm & 1:30 - 5:30 pm
129 Bow Meadows Crescent, Canmore, AB T1W 2W8
Priscilla produces one-of-a-kind ceramic work using both electric and sawdust kilns, and balances her work between functional pottery and decorative sawdust work. The natural world is her continuous source of inspiration with vines, leaves and flowers often incorporated into her work. Since moving to Canmore, the process of sawdust firing has captured her attention and imagination. She is continually intrigued by the amazing variety and unpredictable results in both surface patterns and colours. The surfaces of her vessels often resemble lichen, rock or the night sky, always with an organic look, and without the use of glaze. Priscilla has been an art educator since graduating from University, having taught in Calgary, Yellowknife, and Canmore’s artsPlace. Priscilla has also been an archaeological draftsperson and illustrator in remote wilderness areas including Sudan, the Mackenzie River Valley and the Thelon Game Sanctuary of the Northwest Territories. Her work is available at Elevation Gallery in Canmore. Commission work is welcome and individual instruction available.
104 Prendergast Place, Canmore, AB T1W 2N5
Rayne Maker Pottery
Mugs, tumblers, goblets, plates, bowls, various decorative vessels and flower vases. Surface decorations may depict hand-carved or drawn foliage, skulls or hearts. A variety of glaze colours and combinations ensure a display that is both bold and elegant and also caters to a wide audience.
135 15th Street, Canmore, AB T1W 1M1
Functional pottery. Sculptural, landscape and plaques. Instructor for groups or individuals. Commissioned work.
Ceramics made by hand in Canmore. Mindfully made and minimal.
Mia Riley is an emerging Albertan artist with a specialization in ceramics. Her work reflects these experiences and encompasses both sculptural installations and functional pottery with a strong focus on material and technology experimentation. She has participated in residencies at the Banff Centre, the Canadian Craft Biennial and was an intern for the Harvard Ceramics Program in Boston. Back in the Bow Valley after a whirlwind year, you can find her work at Project A on Main St, and say hi to her at artsPlace.
Stampede Artist Ranch Project
Each year the Stampede funds a small group of selected contemporary artists to spend a weekend in Longview to experience the western way of life on an authentic working ranch. The artists then create works of art reflecting on ranch life through the expression of their own contemporary styles. The impact of the experience can be quite magical. The completed bodies of work from each of the artists are shown together at the Western Showcase Exhibit in the Artist Ranch Booth throughout the Stampede. We are looking for submissions from contemporary artists for our 2017 retreat which will take place September of 2017.
Wildwood Mudworks - Pottery
Contemporary, functional and decorative pottery: nested serving bowls and casseroles, large platters, wineglasses, mugs and covered cups, interesting teapots, custom dish sets, garlic holders, etc. Studio visit by appointment.