Recent Grads and Alumni at Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, July 6-8 2012

Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition

July 6, 7 & 8, 2012
Nathan Phillips Square

Free Admission
Friday 10:30am-7:30pm
Saturday 10:30am-7:30pm
Sunday 10:30am-6:30pm


Recent grads LeeAnn Janissen, Vanesa Trillia, and Heidi McKenzie and faculty member Ying-Yueh Chuang  will be showcasing and selling their work outdoors at Toronto’s City Hall this July, along with a whole bunch of alumni including:

Alix Davis, Hannun Lyn, Janet Macpherson, Jenny Clark, Lana Filippone, Lauren Blakey, Marcelina Salazar, Mary Philpott, Christopher Reid Flock, Jeannie Pappas, Patrick Yeung, Shane McNutt, Tara Lynne Franco.

Congratulations to Vanesa Trillia, winner of this year’s Town of Oakville Community Spirit Awards commission!

The Town of Oakville has produced a fantastic video on the making the Spirit Awards and Vanesa’s experience at Sheridan College. It’s viewable on the Town TV website.
Vanesa Trillia

Vanesa Trillia“Each year, an artist is commissioned to produce an original piece of art that will be presented as the Town Of Oakville’s Community Spirit Award. The 2012 Awards were created by Oakville Artist Vanesa Trillia. This video shows the process she used to create these beautiful boxes in ceramic.”
-From the Oakville Town TV website

Gardiner & ROM Fieldtrip

This Spring, our 1st Years visited the Gardiner Museum and the Royal Ontario Museum for an intimate experience with Italian majolica pottery.

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Thank you to Be Klasky for an inspiring tour of the Gardiner collection, and to Brian Musselwhite (ROM European curator) for a wonderful conversation and memorable hands-on exploration of historical ceramics.

Sheridan Open House & Crafts Sale: Saturday, April 28 10 to 4 pm

Arts Open House and Craft Sale 2012

Trafalgar Road Campus

Free parking, free admission
Everyone is welcome! See work by students,  demonstrations and purchase one of a kind craft pieces at the annual craft sale.
Participating programs include: Art and Art History; Art Fundamentals; Visual and Creative Arts; Crafts and Design: Ceramics, Glass, Furniture, Textiles;  BAA (Interior Design);  BAA (Animation); BAA (Photography); Interior Decorating; Visual Merchandising Arts.

2012 Sheridan Ceramics Graduate Exhibition at the Gardiner


OPENING RECEPTION: Thursday March 22   6 – 8 pm
SHOWCASE DATES: March 22 – April 1

The 2012 graduates of Sheridan College’s ceramics program are creating work in a range of functionality from tableware to sculptural vessel forms. A spectrum of clays, glazes, temperatures and sizes is being explored. The group of students works to help each other showcase each person’s individuality, resulting in a collection of pieces representative of the group’s diversity.

Students: Cris Cacioppo, Karen Harris, LeeAnn Janissen, Katherine King,
Heidi McKenzie, Zaria Pucknell, Kathleen Ross, Nurielle Stern, Vanesa Trillia
and Lillian Oi-Chun Wu.

SnOball Draw Winner Announced

Congratulations to Laura Langford, 3rd year Furniture student, who won Bruce Cochrane’s “Three-Ring Lidded Jar” in our First Annual SnOball Draw.  Laura took a Ceramics class with Bruce during her first year at Sheridan.Thanks to all of you who entered the Draw and supported our Ceramics Student Awards!

Photo: Owen Colborne