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CLENNELL, SHEILA
CLENNELL, SHEILA
ONTARIO

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I am drawn to form before surface. The forms are then celebrated with an understated surface treatment.

BORN
Edinburgh, Scotland

CERAMIC HISTORY
1988 - 2007 Studio Potter

CERAMIC ART TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2007
Sheridan College, Workshop, ‘Handmade Handles’
Ontario Arts Council, ‘Applying for Craft Awards’, Workshop Co-Presenter
2005
Fusion Ontario Clay and Glass, Workshop presenter
Michigan Potters Guild, Workshop presenter, Altered Forms
Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario Workshop presenter, ‘Altered Forms’
2004
Waterloo Potters Guild, Waterloo, Workshop presenter
2003
Kawartha Potters Guild, Peterborough, Thrown and Altered Forms
2001-2008
Mohawk College, Stoney Creek, Ontario
Sessional Instructor of Ceramics, Continuing Education
2001
Medalta International Artists in Residence Programme
Month long residency and teaching experience, Medicine Hat, Alta
Hamilton Potters Guild, Workshop presenter
Ottawa Potters Guild, Workshop presenter
Creative Oasis, State College, Pennsylvania, USA, Workshop presenter

JURIED EXHIBITIONS AND INVITATIONAL SHOWS
2008
Ulitarian Clay V : Celebrate the Object, Tennessee, USA
2007
Louisville Stoneware, NCECA Conference, ‘By The Ounce’
James North Gallery, Hamilton, ‘Table to Wall’, Hamilton Potters’ Celebrate Craft Year 2007
2006
Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, ‘20 + One Years of the Tozan Kilns’
Jonathon Snell Gallery, London, Ontario, ‘Matter of Clay’
University of Nebraska, ‘Teapots’
Hamilton Potters Biennial Juried Show ‘COLLECT’
2005
Signature Shop, Atlanta, Georgia, ‘Ron Meyers and the Royal Canadians’ Distill Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, 'Distill Cup'
Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, Maryland ‘Endless Variations’
Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition
2004
Burlington Arts Centre, Burlington, Ontario, Quietly Convincing
International Woodfire Conference, Iowa, ‘Gems from the Fire’
Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art, Kissing Cousins: Ceramic Meets Glass
2003
Burlington Art Centre, Burlington, Ontario, ‘Something's Brewing’
Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition
2002
Jordan Art Gallery, Jordan, Ontario, ‘High Tea”
2001
Medicine Hat, Alberta, ‘Air Dynamics’
Harbinger Gallery,Waterloo, Ontario, Featured Artist
Carnegie Gallery, Dundas , Ontario, ‘Works in Shino’
2000
Artisan Gallery, Iowa, USA, Woodfired Cup Show
Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, ‘Group Plate Show’

AWARDS
2006
Ontario Arts Council Craft Award
Best in Show, ‘Collect’, Hamilton Potters’ Guild Biennial Juried Exhibition
2005
Best of Medium, Aaron Milrad Award, Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition
2004
Ontario Arts Council Craft Award
Purchase Award, ‘Gems from the Fire’ , International Woodfire Conference, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
2003
Honourable Mention: Ceramics, Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition
2001
Craft Education Award, Hamilton and Region Arts Council
Honourable Mention: Ceramics, Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition
2000
Jurors Choice Award, Fusion, Ontario Clay and Glass

PUBLISHING HISTORY
Photos selected for:
500 Pitchers, Lark Books, Spring 2006
500Cups, Lark Books, Spring 2005
Making Marks author, Robin Hopper 2004
The Ceramic Spectrum 2nd edition, author - Robin Hopper

MEDIA
Video production 'How to Make Handmade Cane Handles" distributed internationally