Rooted in a lifelong passion for gardening, a gift passed down from my nana and mother, I find endless inspiration in the wild and graceful beauty of nature. It speaks to me in whispers and dreams, guiding my hands as I craft each clay piece with love and care. My work is created with the highest quality translucent porcelain clay and fired in my ceramic kiln to temperatures exceeding 2000 degrees Fahrenheit. The result is a timeless artwork that seamlessly blends functionality and durability, destined to be cherished for years to come. As someone who cares deeply about the environment, I ...

Darlene Pratta.clayheart65@gmail.comhttps://www.facebook.com/darlene.pratt.7/

Lindsay Gravelle is a Toronto based artist and arts educator. She is the Studio Facilitator at Inspirations Studio, and a teacher with Toronto Potters Studio. She studied Studio Art at The University of Western Ontario, Ceramics at Sheridan College, and has a MEd in Adult Education and Community Development from OISE. Her ceramics combine wheel throwing and hand building, and incorporates various illustrative and decorative techniques. Exploring clay and glaze chemistry is a large part of her practice, highlighting and altering surface designs and illustrations with glaze effects, slips, and ...

Helen Kong is the owner of Secret Teatime, a clay maker space hidden in Scarborough. She specializes in making teawares for Japanese and Chinese Tea. She is also an ongoing student/practitioner of Chado (The Japanese Way of Tea). The way of tea is her guide in life and in her creative practice. Tea has been the source of inspiration and sense of grounding during times of life/creative burnout. It's a life long journey of learning and development. Currently, Helen is stepping into a new role in organizing collaborative group projects and creating multisensory tea experiences in hopes to ...

Mixed media artist with a special focus on ceramic as a sculptural material.

Peidi Wang gratuaded from OCAD University with a bachelor degree in Industrial design. With experience of working with several materials in school, including wood, metal, ceramic and plastic, Peidi finds clay to be the most comfortable material to work with and the most ideal material to capture and express the form of beauty in her perspective. She sculpts weird but cute creatures inspired by her own experience and observation.

Susan Cardestablishedastudio in Toronto (1989) while studying ceramics at Sheridan College, subsequent to completing a B.H.Ec. (textiles) and B.F.A (painting) (University of Manitoba). In 2006, Card openedDISH GALLERY Studio, in the Toronto Distillery District, where she teaches, makes and exhibits her work, plus the work of other ceramicists.Cardhas exhibited widely in solo, group, juried and curated exhibitions including Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, World of Threads (2012), Art Gallery of Burlington and Gardiner Museum. Shehas presented workshops, lectures, demonstrations, has published ...

Terri is a ceramic artist and the entrepreneur behind "artisticaos”. Terri considers her work as a bond between nature as inspiration, connecting to nature in its raw earth form. Her work displays a passion for fine detail through sculpting, carving, and hand painting. Each piece of work is a celebration of the inspirations of the natural world, from plant life to her favourite, the colour, pattern, and textures of all living creatures.  

Trillia is a Graduate of the Ceramics Program at SheridanCollege.   Most recently, Trillia was one of 10 artists selected to participate in the MPG Mentorship with Susan Low-Beer.  The resulting group show “Confluence” washeld in the Gardiner Museum Shop.Trillia is a now a full-time artist. She lives in Thornbury,Ontario. Work images are from the the "Dialogue" Series.

Zoës work consists of illustrated sculptural and functional handbuilt objects that are decorated with colourful glazes, underglaze, and terra sigillata. Her work is handbuilt by pinching, coiling, and slab building using earthenware. She fires her work in an electric kiln to a hot Cone 03, creating more of a toastiness in the red clay. Earthenware is an honour to the earth that we walk on and grow our gardens with, using the deep terracotta to create warmth and depth in her surfaces, luring you into her narratives. Zoë is heavily influenced by historical patterns, tchotchke objects, and ...