Commissions and Exhibitions

Commissions

Public Art/Corporate
  • 2009 Butterfly – Sandblasting, glass appliqué. Microsoft Canada. 20 sq. ft. (Toronto)
  • 1998 Dancing with the Bourse- Glass appliqué, acid etched. Toronto Stock Exchange. 11 sq. ft. (Toronto)
  • 1996 The Wisdom of Maat - Glass appliqué with sandblasted overlay. Boardroom window. Cassels, Brock & Blackwell Law Offices. 48 sq.ft. (Toronto)
  • 1996  Path of Light - Double layered glass appliqué.  Chapel Windows.  Whitby Mental Health Centre. 165 sq.ft.  (Whitby, Ontario)
  • 1995  Breaking Through - 1/2" plate glass, sandblasted. 3 suspended panels. 33 sq. ft.  Ruby. (Toronto)
  • 1995 Canada and the World - Sandblasted, appliqué plate glass walls.  Reception area.  DMB &B Advertising Agency. 80 sq.ft. (Toronto)
  • 1994 Buildings – Glass appliqué, glass paint, sandblasted elements. Standing sculpture. Foyer alcove. Enterprise Property Group. 5 sq.ft. (Toronto)
  • 1992 Glass Walls - Public Art Project - Glass appliqué with sandblasted overlay.  Protocol Room, Metro Hall 450 sq.ft. (Toronto)

Liturgical

  • 2000  Island Rose - Leaded, acid etched, stained glass. Rose Window. St. Andrew's By the Lake. Centre Island.  (Toronto)
  • 1995 Giving Thanks - Painted, glass appliqué, leaded. Chapel panel. Cana Place - Anglican Houses.  (Scarborough, Ontario)
  • 1992  At Her Sacred Place - Leaded stained glass. Memorial transom and sidelights. 30 sq. ft.  Christ Church. (Ridgewood, New Jersey)
  • 1991  Julien - Memorial Window - Medieval style painted glass. West vestibule. 27 sq. ft.  St. Bartholomew's Anglican Church. (Toronto)
  • 1983 Harmony - Leaded, acid-etched stained glass.  Foyer panel. 10 sq. ft. School of Theology, University of Toronto. (Toronto)

Residential

  • 2010 Glass Among the Cedars – Sandblasted plate glass, glass appliqué,  Suspended panel, 11 sq. ft.  (Gabriola Island, British Columbia)
  • 2008 Ribbons  - Leaded stained glass. Living room winow transoms and front vestibule panel. 9 sq. ft. (Toronto)
  • 2008 Shadow Lake – Glass appliqué. Bathroom transom window. Algonquin Island. (Toronto)
  • 2007 Untitled – Stained glass border overlaid on textured clear background. Kitchen window. 11 sq. ft. (Toronto)
  • 2005 Wings Totem – Stained glass, acid etched, zinc calm. Suspended panel.     (Toronto)
  • 2006 Geo Strata – Glass appliqué, acid etched, paint, carved wood. Saloon style doors dividing living room and den. 25 sq. ft. (Toronto) Collaboration with Mark McCabe
  • 2005 Ferns – Sandblasted glass. Bathroom window. 11 sq.ft. (Toronto)
  • 2004 Las Palmeras - Sandblasted glass. Double entrance doors. 30 sq. ft. (Coconut Grove, Florida)
  • 2004 Angles – Stained glass, sandblasted, zinc. Dining room windows. 15 sq. ft. (Toronto)
  • 2003 Reflections of the Moon - Stained glass, acid-etched, suspended leaded panel. (Toronto)
  • 2003 Circle of Red - Glass appliqué, sandblasted. Front entrance and vestibule. (Toronto)
  • 2002 Northern Light  - Glass appliqué mosaic. Interior room divider sidelights. 15 sq. ft. (Stoney Lake, Ontario)
  • 2002 Felines - Painted, stained glass, zinc. Living room window. (Franklin Lakes, New Jersey)
  • 2000 The Curtain - Acid etched, stained glass, copper. Family room window.  (Ridgewood, New Jersey)
  • 2000 Cats On Blue - Acid etched, stained glass, zinc. Bay window. (Franklin Lakes, New Jersey)
  • 1999 Earth Mother - Glass appliqué mosaic.  Cherry frame. (Toronto)
  • 1999 Wave - Glass appliqué mosaic. Cherry frame. (Toronto)
  • 1998 Through The Trees - Painted, stained glass, zinc. Front door and side lites. (Oakville, Ontario)
  • 1996 Portrait of Flamenco - Acid etched, painted, leaded. Vestibule window. (Toronto)
  • 1996 Clinging Fire - Deep sandblasted plate glass.  Screen divider. (Toronto)
  • 1995 Asian Textile - Acid etched, glass appliqué.  Sunroom transom. (Toronto)
  • 1994 Sun and Moon - Stained, leaded.  Mystic Bear Futon Store.  (Toronto)
  • 1994 The Dancer - Painted, acid etched.  Dance studio windows.  (Toronto)
  • 1993 Fellowship - Stained, beveled, acid-etched. Suspended panels.  (Toronto)
  • 1987 Crystal Sunrise - Stained, beveled, leaded.  Bay window. (Toronto)
  • 1987 Moon Bow - Stained, acid-etched. Transom window.  (Kingston, Ontario)
  • 1986 Untitled - Glass appliqué. Bathroom divider. (Toronto)
  • 1986 Blue Angle -Leaded stained glass.  Bathroom window. (Toronto)
  • 1985 Mountain-City Scape - Glass appliqué, Room divider. (Jasper, Alberta)
  • 1985 The Meeting - Stained beveled, leaded glass. Front door.  (Toronto)
  • 1984 Flowers - Glass appliqué. Stairwell wall insert.  (Toronto)
  • 1982 Showering Stripe - Leaded stained glass. Bathroom window. (Jasper, Alberta)
  • 1981 Landscape - Vestibule window.  (Caledon, Ontario)
  • 1981 Cherry Tree - Leaded stained glass. (Toronto)
  • 1981 The Beaver and the Eagle - Painted leaded stained glass. (Coral Gables, Florida)

Private Collections

  • 2011  Natural Balance – Glass appliqué,  acid etched. Wall suspended. 11 sq. ft.  (Winnipeg MB)

  • 2007 Meditation  - Stained glass, copper. Suspended panel. (Toronto)  
  • 2007 Sun in Scorpio – Astro Series -Glass appliqué, gold leaf. 10” disk. (Toronto)
  • 2007 Dance with the Music of Time – Glass appliqué, acid etched. Suspended panel 3/8” plate glass. 12” x 36” (Toronto)
  • 2005 Neon River – Sandblasted plate glass, aluminum, neon, 36”x 8 “x 8”, light column. Collaboration with Wayne Smith (Chelsea, Quebec)
  • 2002 Strength Totem – Stained glass, acid etched, copper. Suspended panel. 60” x 8”. (Toronto)
  • 2002 Totem – Stained glass, acid etched, copper. Suspended panel. 65”x7”. (Toronto)
  • 2011 Jazz Queen Sandblasted plate glass, stainless steel, neon. wall piece. 12" x 38". Collaboration Wayne Smith. (Toronto)
  • 2001 Banderas De Oraccion -Understanding with Tolerance. - Stained glass, brass. Suspended panel. 36" x 6".  (Beverly Hills, California)
  • 2001 Banderas De Oraccion - Stained glass, copper, brass, zinc. 5 Suspended panels. Overall size 75" x 60". (Windsor, Ontario)
  • 2000 Cobre y Oro – Glass appliqué, copper, lead base,  12” x 7” (Winnipeg, MN)
  • 1998 Collage with Copper - Glass appliqué, paint, acid etched, copper. 24" x 24" (Toronto)
  • 1997 Geisha Shield - Glass appliqué, acid etched. Suspended panel, 10" x 30".  (Toronto)
  • 1997 In the Heat of the Moment  - Glass appliqué, acid etched and painted. Suspended panel, 3/8" plate glass 11" x 30".  (Toronto)
  • 1995 Folding Mountain – Glass appliqué. Folding screen. 60” x 8”. (Huntington Beach, California)
  • 1986 X=1 - glass appliqué sculpture. (Toronto)

Exhibitions/Collaborations

  • 2009 OCC Award Winners Exhibition OCC Gallery, Hey Frey Award (Toronto)
  • 2007 Air, Water, Earth -Ontario Society of Artists. Juried non members show. John Aird Gallery,( Toronto) Certificate of Merit Award
  • 2006 Pixilate - Consultant to student design team to interpret and fabricate glass wall. The HUB  Ryerson University. 7’ x 75’ (Toronto)
  • 2004 Difference/Desire - INdance production. Hari Krishnan/Annanya Chatterjae-Choreographers. Visual Set Designers-Cylla von Tiedemann/Boyd Bonitze. Collaborated to design/build plexiglas sculptures and create video images of glass and light for projection on the sculptures. duMaurier Centre. (Toronto)
  • 2003 Genius Loci - 10 year Anniversary Show. Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery. (Waterloo, Ontario)
  • 2003 Midsummer Light - Myers/ Roschar Studio on Stoney Lake. 3-person show.   (Stoney Lake, Ontario)
  • 2002 Electric Light - Syllogy Gallery - Two-person show. (Toronto)
  • 2001 Art Now---Shifting - Studio Gallery - Three-person show. (Toronto) 
  • 2000 Renaissance Women - Rebecca Gallery. Two-person show. Final show in a 12 month series of shows by women. (Toronto)
  • 2000 Contemporary Symbology - Millennium Initiatives in Glass. Fifteen Canadian Glass Artists. Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery. (Waterloo, Ontario)
  • 1994  The Glass Canvas - The Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery. Group show of international glass artists. (Waterloo, Ontario)
  • 1993 Highlights in Glass - Art Gallery of Peterborough.  Three-person exhibition. (Peterborough, Ontario)
  • 1989 Elemental Impressions - Glass appliqué in three dimensions.  Roschar Gallery.  (Toronto)
  • 1987 Elemental Triad - glass appliqué sculpture done in collaboration with Denise Therrien.  Art Dialogue Gallery (Toronto)

Bibliography/Media

  • 2009 Patronage in the Modern Age, by Pamela Steel, Beyond the City, Fall issue, Metroland North Media Bracebridge, ON www.beyondthecity.ca
  • 1996 Tapestry with Peter Downie CBC Radio  "Visions of Light"
  • 1996 ASIG Flat Glass Journal, Fall issue, Toronto, ON
  • 1995 Glass Artist Magazine. "Welcome Windows", Newtown, PA
  • 1994 Fashion & Design Quarterly, Fall issue. Globe & Mail, Toronto, ON
  • 1994 Contemporary Art Glass Studios, C&R Loo/Fischer, Oakland CA
  • 1993/94 Leadline Magazine-Colour-Light Image-Emanation, Toronto, ON
  • 1992 Open House with Margaritte McDonald CBC Radio   "Resurrection"

Restorations

  • 2007 Parkdale United. Removal, restoration, re-installation of 7 stained glass windows 11.5 sq. ft each. Replacement of obscure plexiglas outer glazing with tempered clear glass in order to allow more natural light.  (Toronto)
  • 2006 St. Luke’s. Removal, restoration, re-installation of 1972 Stephen Bélanger-Taylor window. 200 sq. ft.  Replacement of obscure plexiglas outer glazing with tempered clear glass in order to allow more natural light 
  • 1986/87 St. Basil's Complete restoration, including repainting and staining, of all stained glass ventilator windows. (Toronto)
  • 1982 St. Timothy’s. Restructured and adapted existing windows to new   architecture. Assistant to Stephen Taylor. (Agincourt, Ontario)
  • 1982 Church of the Holy Trinity. Restoration of four lancets.  Assistant to Stephen Taylor. (Toronto)

Teaching

  • Ongoing  Small workshop sessions - 3-5 students.  Exploring painting, acid etching, glass appliqué techniques. Conducted in Toronto studio
  • 1983-2000 Central Technical School - Instructor, night and summer school courses in stained glass Beginner and advanced. (Toronto)
  • 1986 JSANO Summer Art School. Instructor in stained glass. (Kirkland Lake, Ontario)
  • 1975-1979 Cofounder and co-director of Jasper School of Dance.
  • Choreographed and conducted class in ballet, jazz, tap and modern dance for ages 4 - adult. Directed, produced and choreographed annual recitals. (Jasper, Alberta)

Education

  • 1966 Ridgewood High School, Ridgewood, New Jersey USA
  • 1970 Hons BA Psych./Socio. Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario CA
  • 1975 National Ballet School and Les Grandees Ballets Canadians. Summer Teacher’s training in dance. (Toronto and Montreal)
  • 1980/82 Full-time student/apprentice glass artist Stephen Taylor. Involved in eight design assignments and the execution of six panels utilizing various glass techniques - (painting, staining, acid-etching, appliqué, and dalle du verre). Assisted on church installations.  Familiarization with restoration and repair techniques. (Caledon East, Ontario)
  • 1980/83 Studied drawing, painting, Ontario College of Art, Toronto         
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