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CLENNELL, TONY
CLENNELL, TONY
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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 Candidate, Utah State University
2008
Royal Canadian Academy of the Arts- nomination
2007
Studies Graduation Certificate, Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute , China
1975
Bachelor of Education, University of Western Ontario ,
1974
Bachelor of Commerce, Ryerson University
1970
Diploma, Business Administration, Sheridan College

PROFESSIONAL BUSINESS & ART EXPERIENCE
1998-2010
Sour Cherry Pottery, Proprietor
2001-2003
Jordan Art Gallery, partner, Jordan, Ontario
1978-1998
Gleason Brook Pottery, Proprietor , Wiarton, Ontario
1994-2000
Owen Sound Artists’ Co-op, founding member, Owen Sound, Ontario
1981-1985
‘Makers’, founding member of Artist run Co-op,Owen Sound, Ontario

PROFESSIONAL RESIDENCIES
2007
Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute, China , September - December
2004
Goshogawara International Potters Residency, Japan , Summer Residency
2001
Medalta International Residency, Medicine Hat, Alberta , Summer Residency
1981
Wobage Farm, Herefordshire, England, Summer Residency
1977
Banff School of Fine Arts, Alberta , Summer Residency

CERAMIC ARTS TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2011-2012
Sheridan College, School of Animation, Arts and Design, Acting Head of Ceramics
Ontario College of Art and Design University - Adjunct Professor of Ceramics - Summer
2001-2010
Sheridan College, School of Animation, Arts and Design, Ceramics - Adjunct Professor
2009
Utah State University - Introductory Ceramics
2008
Sheridan College, Ceramics, Sessional Instructor
Kelowna Clay Festival, Kelowna, BC, Workshop presenter
Utah State University, Logan, Utah, Teaching Assistant
2007
La Meridiana, Certaldo, Italy, Ceramics School Facilitator
Utah State University, Logan, Utah , Teaching assistant
2006
NAU University, Flagstaff, Arizona, , Woodfire Conference, Panelist State University of New York, Fredonia, NY, Slide Lecture
Hood College, Frederick, Maryland, Master’s Class Lecture
2005
Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Slide Lecture
2004
University of Iowa, International Woodfire Conference, Panelist
2001- 2006
Sheridan College, Ceramics , Sessional Instructor
1978- 1991
Bruce County Board of Education, High School Teacher, Marketing
Pioneered the CO-OP Programme and established the Adult Education Programme

WORKSHOPS & LECTURES PRESENTED
2012
Sugar Maples School of Art - Catskills, NY
Marland Potters Guild, Frederick, Maryland
Yellowknife Potters Guild, Yellowknife, NWT
2011
Peters Valley, NY, USA
Tozan Society Ladysmith, BC
2010
La Meridiana, Certaldo, Italy
Tucker's Pottery Supply, Toronto, Ontario
Mud Bucket Pottery, Myrtle Beach, SC
Calgary Clayart Centre, Calgary, SB
Mississauga Potters Guild, Mississauga, ON
Sault Ste. Marie Potters Guild, Sault Ste. Marie, ON
2009
Metchosin International School of the Arts, Metchosin, BC
2008
Kelowna Clay Festival, Kelowna, BC
Hamilton Potters Guild, "Putting Lipstick on a Pig" Workshop
Brantford Potters Guild "Putting Lipstick on a Pig" Workshop
2007
Experimental Sculpture Factory, Jingdezen, China, Slide-Lecture
2006
State University of New York, Fredonia, NY, Slide-Lecture
City Arts Centre, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
The Pottery Schoolhouse, Avon, NY
Silver Creek Arts Centre, San Antonio, Texas
Clay Art Guild of the Hamptons, Sag Harbour, NY
Mudfire Clay Centre, Atlanta, Georgia
2005
Creative Oasis, State College, Pennsylvania,
Michigan Potters Guild, Lansing, Michigan
Workshops given prior to 2005
Toronto, Waterloo, Kawartha, Ottawa, Ontario Crafts Council, Georgetown, Pinetree Potter’s Guild, Brantford, Hamilton, Mohawk College, Alberta College of Art, Calgary, Sheridan College Summer School Woodfiring Courses

CURATORIAL ENDEAVORS
2010
Burlington Arts Centre Juror: "Fire+Earth+Imagination", Burlington, ON
2007
Utah State University, Logan,Utah, “Pots Only a Mudder Could Love”
2004
Burlington Arts Centre,“Quietly Convincing”
2001
Carnegie Gallery, Dundas, Ontario, “Works in Shino”
2000
Carnegie Gallery, Dundas, Ontario, “Designer Craft”

JURIED EXHIBITIONS & INVITATIONAL SHOWS
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)
AKAR Gallery, Yunomi International Invitational, Iowa City, IA
2009
Utah State University - Faculty/Graduate Show, NCECA, Phoenix, AZ
AKAR Gallery, Yunomi International Invitational, Iowa City, IA
No Drips Allowed, Jonathan Bancroft Snell Gallery, London, ON
The Art of Function, Blyth Art Gallery, Blyth, 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 International Invitational - Iowa City, IA
Utah State Faculty/Student/Alumni Show, Logan, UT
2007
Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute, “Local Clay”, China
chemketa college, Salem, Oregon, “Clay-Wood-Fire”, International Invitational Exhibition
Jonathons, London, Ontario, “Artist’s Surface”, Solo Exhibition
Gardiner Museum, “On the Table”, 100 Years of Canadian Ceramics
Kenan Arts Center, Lockport, NY, “Extraordinary Forms” Bi-National Clay Exhibition
Louisville Stoneware, Bourbon Bottles in the Blue Grass, NCECA Invitational, Louisville, KY
NCECA Conference, Louisville, Kentucky “Mentors in Clay”,
James North Gallery, Hamilton, “Table to Wall” Hamilton Potters’ Celebrate Year of Craft
2006
University of Nebraska, “Invitational Teapot” Pete Pinnell, Juror
Hodson Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Hood College, Frederick, Maryland
Celedon Gallery, Sag Harbour, NY “Master of Art” Solo Exhibition
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, “20+1 Years of Tozan Kilns”
2005
Lockhart Gallery,Geneseo, NY “In Our Cups”, Bi - National Invitational Exhibition
Japanese Embassy, Belgium, International Chawan Exhibition
The Signature Gallery, Atlanta, “Ron Meyers and The Royal Canadians”
Distill Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, “Cup Show”
NCECA Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, “Ten Years After”, Clay Times Invitational,
Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, Maryland, “Endless Variations”
Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition
2004
Aaron Milrad Collection, Albright Knox Museum, Select Exhibition, Buffalo, NY
Gardiner Museum, Toronto, “Asian Influences”
Gardiner Museum, Toronto, “Kissing Cousins”, Ceramic Meets Glass
Carnegie Gallery, Dundas, “Assemblage” Best Functional Ceramics
2003
Gardiner Museum, Toronto, “Mad Hatters Tea Party”
Gardiner Museum, Toronto, Ontario, “Bowls”, Group Show
Akar Gallery, Iowa , Woodfired Cup Show
Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition
2002
Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo, Ontario, Group Plate Show
Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition
Jordan Art Gallery, Jordan, Ontario, “High Tea” , Group Show
2001
Medalta Pottery, Medicine Hat, Alberta, “Air Dynamics” ,Group Show
Carnegie Gallery, Dundas, Ontario, “Works in Shino” , Group Show
Harbinger Gallery, Waterloo, Ontario, Solo Exhibition
2001 Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition

AWARDS, GRANTS & HONOURS
2009
Utah State University Travel Grant
Ontario Arts Council Grant
2007
Manon and Dan C. Russell Fellowship $10,000, Utah State University
Purchase Award, Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute, China
Honourable Mention, Table to Wall, Hamilton Potters’ Guild Celebrates Year of Craft
Brown Foreman Purchase Award, Louisville, Kentucky
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 & PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute, Jingdezhen, China
Louisville Stoneware Corporation, Permanent Collection
Goshagawara City Hall, Goshagawara, Japan
Kanayama Collection, Amori, Japan
Japanese Embassy, Belgium
Chemeketa Community College, Permanent Collection, Salem, Oregon
Burlington Arts Centre, Permanent Collection, Burlington, Ontario
Aaron Milrad Permanent Collection, Toronto, Ontario
James Kasper Wood fire Collection, Iowa City, Iowa
Jacques Israelievitch Collection, Toronto, Ontario
O’Dowda Collection, London, Ontario
Hamilton Potters’ Guild, Permanent Collection, Hamilton, Ontario

PUBLISHED ARTICLES
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
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

MEDIA
Taking the Macho Out of Bigware, Get A Handle On It
Video and DVD productions, distributed internationally

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Royal Canadian Academy of the Arts
Fusion - Ontario Clay and Glass Association
Ontario Craft Council
Hamilton Potters Guild
St. Catherines Arts Council
Friends of Medalta
National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA)