Staff Bios

Denis Longchamps, PhD
Denis Longchamps is the newly appointed Executive Director at the Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery. He was from 2013 to 2018, the Artistic Director and Chief Curator at the Art Gallery of Burlington. He received his PhD in art history in 2009 from Concordia University where he was the administrator of the Jarislowsky Institute for Studies in Canadian Art from 2006 to 2011. Longchamps also taught art and craft history at Concordia University, York University and at Dawson College. He has contributed essays, articles and reviews to magazines and journals such as Espace-Sculpture, Ceramics Monthly, and Ceramics Art and Perception. Recent curatorial projects include the touring exhibition Naked Craft (a collaboration between Canada & Scotland, 2015-2017), Dialogue (a collaboration between the Art Gallery of Burlington and the Burlington Handweavers and Spinners Guild, 2018) and Diana Thorneycroft: Black Forest (dark waters) (2018). He is the co-founder of the Canadian Craft Biennial (2017) that included four exhibitions, two residencies, workshops and an international symposium. He was the publisher and managing editor of Cahiers métiers d’art: Craft Journal (2006-2016).

William Hlowatzki
William Hlowatzki, Public Relations and Events Coordinator, has been with the Gallery since 2001 as a part-time contractor and then became full time in 2004. William has worked in various service and non-profit organizations his entire career. As the Events Coordinator he ensures all public and private events run smoothly. 

Tsukiko Keogh
Tsukiko Keogh is the Curatorial and Collections Assistant at the Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery. She obtained her BFA in Interdisciplinary Studies/Sculpture from OCAD University as well as graduating on the Dean’s List from the Museum and Gallery Studies program at Georgian College in Barrie, Ontario. She recently curated Chronicle: 25 Years at the Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery, a celebration of the Gallery’s history that delved into its archival collection. She has worked for the City of Hamilton’s Civic Museums Collections Department in addition to assisting with the recent Blue Whale Story exhibition at the Royal Ontario Museum.

Charmayne Greig
Charmayne Greig’s forty three year career has been in administration and finance. She has supervised up to 150 staff members, written human resources procedures, built, maintained and administered group insurance benefit plans, and worked in an accountant’s office at tax time. She has been the owner of her own Bookkeeping and Consulting business for the past twenty-one years, working with all types of business, but specializing in Not-For-Profit entities. She has worked with the Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery for the past twenty years. She firmly believes in its potential, and thoroughly enjoys her time spent at the Gallery.