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CLENNELL, TONY
CLENNELL, TONY
ONTARIO

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My work at it's best is strong, casual, confident and has a ruff edge.

EDUCATION
2009 MASTER OF FINE ARTS, Utah State University
2009 ROYAL CANADIAN ACADEMY OF THE ARTS
2007 INTERNATIONAL STUDIES GRADUATION CERTIFICATE, Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute , China
1975 BACHELOR OF EDUCATION, University of Western Ontario
1974 BACHELOR OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, Ryerson University
1970 BUSINESS DIPLOMA , Sheridan College

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2014- Adjunct Professor Sheridan College, School of Animation, Arts and Design
2011-13 Sheridan College, School of Animation, Arts and Design, Acting Head of Ceramics
2011-12 Ontario College of Art and Design University- Adjunct Professor of Ceramics- Summer
2001-10 Sheridan College, School of Animation, Arts and Design, Ceramics -Adjunct Professor
2009 Utah State University - Introductory Ceramics
2008 UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY - Intermediate Ceramics
2007 LA MERIDIANA, Italy - Ceramics course design and workshop facilitator
UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY –Handbuilding and sculpture
2006 NAU University, Flagstaff, Arizona, International Woodfire Conference, Panelist
HOOD COLLEGE, Frederick, Maryland, Master’s Class Instructor
2004 UNIVERSITY OF IOWA, International Woodfire Conference, Panelist


WORKSHOPS/LECTURES PRESENTED
2014- NCECA(NATIONAL COUNCIL ON EDUCATION OF CERAMIC ARTS) MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN, USA- PANEL DISCUSSION WHERE HAVE ALL THE POTTER’S GONE? LISA HAMMOND, UK, MARK HEWITT, USA, TONY CLENNELL, CANADA
2014- NORTH VANCOUVER ISLAND COLLEGE- INSTRUCTOR- PROFESSIONAL POTTERS CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
2014- NATIONAL DINNERWARE JUROR- THE TORPEDO FACTORY , ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA, USA
2014- UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA, ATHENS, GEORGIA.
2014-HUMBOLDT UNIVERSITY, GREENSVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA
2014- PETER’S VALLEY ARTS CENTER, LAYTON, NEW JERSEY
2013- SPRUILL ARTS CENTRE- ATLANTA, GEORGIA
2012 SUGAR MAPLES SCHOOL OF ART- CATSKILLS, NY
2012 MARYLAND POTTERS GUILD, FREDERICK, MARYLAND
2012 YELLOWKNIFE POTTERS GUILD, YELLOWKNIF
2013- UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA- ATHENS.
2011 Peters Valley , NJ, USA
2011 Tozan Society Ladysmith, BC
2010 La Meridiana, Certaldo, Italy
2010 Tucker’s Pottery Supply, Toronto, Ontario
2010 Mud Bucket Pottery, Myrtle Beach, SC
2010 Calgary Clayart Centre, Calgary, AB
2010 Mississauga Potters Guild, Mississauga, ON
2010 Sault Ste. Marie Potters Guild, Sault Ste. Marie, ON
OVER 30 WORKSHOPS GIVEN PRIOR TO 2010


CURATORIAL ENDEAVORS
2010 BURLINGTON ARTS CENTRE Juror: ‘Fire+Earth+Imagination’, Burlington, ON
2007 UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY, Logan, UT ‘Pots Only a Mudder Could Love’
2004 BURLINGTON ARTS CENTRE, BURLINGTON, ON ‘Quietly Convincing’
2001 CARNEGIE GALLERY, Dundas, ON ‘Works in Shino’
2000 CARNEGIE GALLERY, Dundas, ON ‘Designer Craft’

JURIED EXHIBITIONS AND INVITATIONAL SHOWS
2013- Surfaces- Harbourfront Centre , Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2013- Wood- Ontario Crafts Council, Toronto, Ontario
2013- Craft 2013- Carnegie Gallery, Dundas, Ontario.
2013- Akar Gallery- Yunomi Invitational. Iowa City, Iowa, USA
2012- Slow Turning – Retrospective Burlington Arts Center, Burlington, Ontario
2010 AKAR GALLERY, THE NORTHERNERS, IOWA CITY, IA
BRUCE COCHRANE, ROBERT ARCHAMBEAU, HARLAN HOUSE, CATHI JEFFERSON, TONY AND SHEILA CLENNELL
2010 AKAR GALLERY, YUNOMI INTERNATIONAL INVITATIONAL, IOWA CITY, IA
2009 UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY- FACULTY/GRADUATE SHOW, NCECA, PHOENIX, AZ
AKAR GALLERY, YUNOMI INTERNATIONAL INVITATIONAL IA
NO DRIPS ALLOWED, JONATHON BANCROFT SNELL GALLERY, LONDON, ON
THE ART OF FUNCTION, BLYTH ART GALLERY, BYTH, ON
RCA, ROYAL CANADIAN ACADEMY OF THE ARTS- CALGARY, AB
LESTER B. PEARSON COLLEGE METCHOSIN, VANCOUVER ISLAND, BC
RON MEYERS 75TH BIRTHDAY EXHIBITION, RED LODGE CENTER, RED LODGE, MT
2008 AKAR YUNOMI INVITATIONAL – IOWA CITY, IA
UTAH STATE FACULTY/STUDENTE/ALUMNI SHOW, LOGAN, UT
2007 JINGDEZHEN CERAMIC INSTITUTE, ‘Local clay’, Jingdezhen, China
CHEMKETA COLLEGE, SALEM, OR ’CLAY-WOOD-FIRE’ International Invitational Exhibition
JONATHONS, London, ON ‘Artist’s Surface’, SOLO EXHIBITION
GARDINER MUSEUM, Toronto, Canada ‘On the Table: 100 Years of Canadian Ceramics’
KENAN ARTS CENTER, Lockport, NY ‘Extraordinary Forms Bi-National Clay Exhibition’
LOUISVILLE STONEWARE, Louisville, KY ‘Bourbon Bottles in the Blue Grass’
NCECA CONFERENCE, Louisville, KY, ‘Mentors in Clay’
JAMES NORTH GALLERY, Hamilton, ON, ‘Table to Wall :Year of Craft’

(23 EXHIBITIONS 2001-2006)


AWARDS, GRANTS, AND HONOURS
2014- City of Hamilton Fine Arts Craftsperson of the Year
2009 UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY Travel Grant
ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL Grant
2007 MANON AND DAN C. RUSSELL FELLOWSHIP, Utah State University
PURCHASE AWARD, Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute, Jingdezhen, China
HONOURABLE MENTION, Table to Wall, Hamilton Potters’ Guild Celebrates Year of Craft
BROWN FOREMAN PURCHASE AWARD, Louisville, KY
2005 AARON MILRAD ‘BEST OF MEDIUM’, Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition
AARON MILRAD ‘PURCHASE AWARD’, Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition
2004 BEST FUNCTIONAL AND PURCHASE AWARD, Hamilton Potters’ Juried Show
2003 CANADA COUNCIL, Travel Grant
ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL, Craft Grant
HONOURABLE MENTION, Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition
2001 HONOURABLE MENTION, Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition
CRAFT EDUCATION AWARD, Hamilton and Region Arts Council
JURORS CHOICE AWARD, Fusion- Ontario Clay and Glass Association
2000 HONOURABLE MENTION, Hamilton Potters’ Guild Biennial Exhibition
ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL CRAFTS GRANTS, 1998, 1997,1993


PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
JINGDEZHEN CERAMIC INSTITUTE, JINGDEZHEN, CHINA
NORA ECCLES HARRISON MUSEUM OF ART, UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY, UT
LOUISVILLE STONEWARE CORPORATION, PERMANENT COLLECTION, LOUISVILLE KY
BROWN FOREMAN COLLECTION, LOISVILLE, KY
DWIGHT HOLLAND COLLECTION, ASHEBORO, NC
GOSHAGAWARA CITY HALL, GOSHAGAWARA, JAPAN
KANAYAMA COLLECTION, AMORI, JAPAN
JAPANESE EMBASSY, BELGIUM
CHEMEKETA COMMUNITY COLLEGE, PERMANENT COLLECTION, SALEM, OR
BURLINGTON ARTS CENTRE, PERMANENT COLLECTION, BURLINGTON, ON
AARON MILRAD PERMANENT COLLECTION, TORONTO, ON
JAMES KASPER WOOD FIRE COLLECTION, IOWA CITY, IO
JACQUES ISRAELIEVITCH COLLECTION, TORONTO, ON
O’DOWDA COLLECTION, LONDON, ON
HAMILTON POTTERS’ GUILD, PERMANENT COLLECTION, HAMILTON, ON
TOM THOMPSON GALLERY, PERMANENT COLLECTION, OWEN SOUND, ON

PUBLISHED ARTICLES
Stuck in the Mud (author)- self published book of irreverent tales, BS and nonsense for the wonderful clay community.
Over 55 articles published in the following magazines:
Ceramics Monthly, Studio Potter, Clay Times, Fusion : Ontario Clay and Glass and the former Contact Magazine

FEATURED PUBLICATIONS
WOODFIRED STONEWARE AND PORCELAIN, Jack Troy, author
Stuck in the Mud- Tony Clennell , author.
From a Slab of Clay- Daryl E Baird
THE CERAMIC SPECTRUM, 2nd edition, Robin Hopper, author
MAKING MARKS, Robin Hopper, author
AARDEWERK 2005, Chawan International Chawan Exhibition
STUDIO PRACTICES, TECHNIQUES AND TIPS, COVER PHOTO AND FEATURE ARTICLE, American Ceramic Society, Publisher
ON THE TABLE:100 Years of Functional Ceramics in Canada
A FINE LINE: Contemporary Ceramics in Canada, Gail Crawford author
20 +1 YEARS OF TOZAN KILNS

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
ROYAL CANADIAN ACADEMY OF THE ARTS
FUSION- ONTARIO CLAY AND GLASS ASSOCIATION
ONTARIO CRAFT COUNCIL
HAMILTON POTTERS GUILD