Earthborn 2019
April 6 to June 23, 2019

Earthborn is an annual, juried exhibition of works by members of the Waterloo Potters’ Workshop, a non-profit co-operative organization. Established in 1968, WPW is located in Waterloo Park and occupies the historic Jacob Eby farmhouse, which functions as a work/learn space for members and a teaching facility for the public.

This year’s juror is Bruce Cochrane. He is an internationally acclaimed ceramic artist and recently retired Professor Emeritus of Ceramics at Sheridan College, where he worked for more than 30 years. During this time, he was instrumental in developing the Ceramic Program’s reputation as one of the best in Canada. Bruce’s studies began at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design and continued in Alfred, New York at the New York State College of Ceramics where he received his Masters of Fine Art. Since his graduation in 1978 Bruce has participated in over 300 exhibitions, and shares his knowledge through lectures and workshops throughout North America. His work can be found in the permanent collections of the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art in Toronto, Victoria and Albert Museum in London, England and the Canadian Museum of Civilization in Ottawa to name a few. Bruce resides in Toronto and maintains his studio practice in Grey Highlands, Ontario.

Participating artists include: Rosemary Aicher, Anne Beyers, Janette Bogart, Laurie Cowell, Visnja Cuturic, Kelsey Dawson, Judy Donaldson, Stephen Hawes, Hette Hillsdon, Jason L’Abbe, June MacDonald, Angela McKay, Marlen Moggach, Barbara Murphy, Trudy Schulz, Indira Singh, Marty Slimming, Stewart Smith, Eekta Trienekens, Vlodek Tydor, Lynn Winter.

The work of Juror Bruce Cochrane is also on view alongside the juried finalists.

The Earthborn Reception and Awards Ceremony was held on Sunday, April 7 at 1:30pm.