Upcoming Shows, Sales and Exhibitions

Help us keep the arts community up-to-date with any ceramics-related shows and exhibitions. Email us at info@mississaugapotters.com and we will post it on our website.

The Gladstone Hotel's Annual Alternative Art & Design Festival

"Come up to My Room 2020" - January 16 - 19, 2020

Guild member, Sasha Barton is participating in the Gladstone Hotel's annual alternative Art & Design festival, by transforming Room 214 into an enchanted forest, with hidden treasures.  Make sure you come out to visit this exciting event at The Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen Street, West, Toronto.  

Friday, January 17 - 11 to 6pm

Saturday, January 18 - 11 to 10pm

Sunday, January 19 - 11 to 5pm


Upcoming Events at The Gardiner Museum

Denise Smith – January & February 2020 inside the shop 

Denise Smith is a ceramic sculptor from Thunder Bay, Ontario. She is a graduate of the University of Regina’s Master of Fine Arts program, in Saskatchewan (2016), and received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Lakehead University in Thunder Bay (2010).


Marney McDiarmid – January & February 2020 in the shop lobby vitrine

Marney McDiarmid is a self-taught ceramic artist with an MA in Oral History and five years toward a PhD in Cultural Studies. Since the mid-1990s, she created lushly decorated handbuilt pieces out of porcelain, renowned for their grace and whimsy. Marney’s work has appeared in the series “Prints on Clay” by Lark Ceramics and in the National Post. In 2017, she was awarded “Best in Show” at the FUSION Clay and Glass exhibit in Toronto.

Meet and greet with the artist - January 26, 12 to 1 pm


Burlington Art Gallery

Holding Space: Samantha Dickie. Until January 26, 2020

An exhibition of over 1000 ceramic compo-

nents exploring our multi-faceted relationship with space – both physically and philosophically. Hung from the ceiling, suspended on the wall and standing tall – raw, abstracted forms interact within the installation as an interface between our human and spatial experiences; the relation- ship between the lived and the abstract or conceptual www.agb.life

Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery 

On Collecting Clay and Glass. Four private collectors of clay and glass works share pieces from their collections in an exploration of the practice of collecting. Mid-December to March 22. Opening reception January 12.

Public Art in GlassJanuary 11 to March 22.
Rocks in My Head: Carol Rossman. January 11 to March 22. In the second installment of the Gal- lery’s Emerging Talent Series, emerging curator and writer, Peter Flannery collaborates with es- tablished Canadian ceramist Carol Rossman.

2019 Winifred Shantz Award for Ceramics Exhibition.  Nurielle Stern is celebrated in this exhibittion alongside the other finalists. Until January 5.From the Collection: A Bestiary.
A Remembering: star stories and waterbodies. 
A creative partnership between artist Shawna Redskye and curator Chloe Blair. Until January 5.

Gala ParisienAnnual Fundraising Gala March 28. www.theclayandglass.ca

The Gardiner Museum 

Savour: Food Culture in the Age of Enlightenment. Until January 19

Nurielle Stern. Until June 30. www.gardinermuseum.on.ca

Hello Everyone!

I am pleased to announce the AWBZ Visual Art Collection, Global Affairs Canada has recently purchased 5 ceramic sculptures from my series Invisibility Cloaks (2018-2019) and Growing Wings (2017-19). With the acquisition, my work is now represented in a major public Canadian art collection. Photos and statement can be accessed on my website https://www.kathykranias.com/new-work

The Gardiner Museum Shop will have a small selection of this series for sale beginning next week.

Best regards,


Kathy Kranias

Ceramic Artist



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