Half a Dozen, an exhibition by ceramics students presented by MADE, July 28 – August 25, 2012

Half a Dozen

Six of one, half a dozen of the other. Six artists present six different explorations of ceramic materials linked by a thread of domestic life and the stories that household objects could tell. Each set of objects has metamorphosed from its real-life counterpart, exhibiting a playful rearrangement, reinterpretation, or retelling of form, function, and purpose.

In the exhibition “Half a Dozen” MADE will showcase the work of six students of ceramics from Sheridan College’s  Craft & Design Program: Jessie McEwen, Andrea Poorter, Lyne Reid, Annemarie Row, Emma Smith, and Nurielle Stern.  Inspired by the association of ceramics to domestic life throughout history, these six artists draw upon the power of everyday objects to become intimate parts of our lives.

MADE’s showroom and gallery is located at 867 Dundas Street West in Toronto between Euclid & Manning.

Store Hours
Tues to Fri 11-7, Sat 11-6.
Exhibition Dates: July 28 to August 25, 2012
Join us for the opening on Saturday August 11 from 2-5 pm.


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.

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.