Visiting Artist: Joan Bruneau

Photo Credit: Red Flower Brick, wheel-thrown and assembled , NS earthenware with slip, sgraffito decoration and glazes 

WHEN: From Tuesday, November 17 until Thursday, November 19

Artist Talk: Wednesday, November 18, 2 p.m.

WHERE: Annex C

Joan Bruneau is a professional studio potter and regular sessional Ceramics faculty at NSCAD University. She maintains her studio/showroom, Nova Terra Cotta in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. Joan received her BFA from NSCAD University in 1988, and MFA from the University of Minnesota in 1993.

Her work is exhibited throughout North America and is in recognized private and public collections including the AGNS, Canada, Sykes Gallery, USA and Jingdezhen Ceramics Institute, China.

Recent solo exhibitions include Season Of Marvels at the Clay Studio in Philadelphia, 2014 and Full –Circle at the Mary Black Gallery, Halifax ,NS. Bruneau was the 2009 recipient of the Established Artist Recognition Award Nova Scotia Arts and Culture Partnership as well as the 2005 recipient of the Winifred Shantz Award which funded her residency at La Meridiana Ceramics Residency in Italy in 2005. Joan was Assistant Professor at Emily Carr University ( Vancouver, BC) from 1998-2002 and has taught in the Distance Ceramics Diploma Programs at Red Deer College, the Australia National University and the Glasgow School of Art.