Victoria based artist Leonard Butt is a graduate of ACAD. Over the last few decades he has developed an iconic style or raku fired sculptures that playfully deal with the relationship of people or objects. Butt finds influence through both other ceramic artists and his students. Another influence in his work is historic and fictional characters found in literature.Read More
Judy Blake has been working with clay since the mid 1970's when she attended the New Brunswick Craft School (now the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design).
Although she has worked primarily as a functional potter since graduating, for the past ten years Judy has been pursuing her longtime passion for smoke-fired pottery. Her works include sawdust-firing, pit-firing, raku and saggar-firing.Read More
Samantha Dickie is a contemporary ceramic artist living and working in Victoria, BC. Her work has been exhibited across Western Canada in public galleries in Alberta, Yukon and British Columbia, as well as being represented by the Jonathon Bancroft Snell Gallery in London, Ontario.
Samantha majored in ceramics at the Kootenay School of the Arts in Nelson B.C. While trained as a functional potter, she soon became absorbed in abstract sculptural work and public installation. After receiving her diploma in ceramics, she has attended residencies at the Banff Centre and the Klondike Institute of Art and Culture. She has been awarded project grants from Canada Council, Alberta Foundation for the Arts, and the Yukon Arts Fund.Read More
Gatin was raised on the Prairies but now calls Victoria, BC, his home. He works primarily in the medium of multistone, which consists of a built-up mass of individual pieces of stone which are sculpted as a single block. Each sculpture can incorporate hundreds or even thousands of individual pieces of stone.Read More
Guthrie Gloag is an emerging artist and a biologist raised in British Columbia. His work incorporates found driftwood and bone to create expressive animal and human forms. Gloag started creating this series of work in 2011 and is continuing to focus on evolving the sense of character in each piece.Read More
Peter McFarlane is a well established artist based on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia. Over his career he has worked in many different media. What connects all of his work is the re-contextualizing of everyday objects to bring awareness to people's interactions with objects and place.Read More
Gary Merkel is a well established ceramic artist that splits his time between Victoria and Montreal. He has exhibited throughout North America. His work is held in private and public collections around the globe, including the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. Gary is known for the sculptural quality of his work and the masterful play of different glazing techniques.Read More
Troy Moth is an artist, photographer, and film director from Tahsis, British Columbia. His workws are collected around the world and his photography is part of the permanent collection at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. Often working with discarded wood, Moth seeks to open a conversation about what we judge to be worthy and what we discard.Read More
Morley Myers' sculptures are an intricate blend of cross cultural influences. His work in stone and various metals are explorations of the essential elements in human form. Over the last two decades he has developed an international following for his work, which has lead to exhibitions throughout North America.Read More