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  • Residency Application | MEDALTA
    Contact Employment Opportunities Art Exhibitions Map On Line Gift Shop Market Medalta Stringam Denecky Black White Gala Residency Application Applying to any of our residencies is easy The first step is to download the AIR Application Form 2016 The application deadline for all residencies is April 15th 2016 All material must be submitted in hard copy and arrive by mail courier or submitted in person to Medalta International Artists in Residence 713 Medalta Ave SE Medicine Hat Alberta Canada T1A 3K9 NOTE All application materials need to arrive on or before the application due date Late applications will not be processed Your application package must include each of the following items Incomplete packages will not be considered Completed application form 25 non refundable application fee Ten images of recent work in jpeg format on a CD images must be high resolution 300 dpi Do not submit images embedded in a program such as PowerPoint or Microsoft Word Please label files with your Last name image and image number ie Name Image 01 Image List stating Title Medium and Dimensions Please label file ie LastName ImageList Bio 100 words max Please label file ie LastName Bio Artist Statement 100 words max

    Original URL path: http://medalta.org/miair/residency-application (2016-02-13)
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  • 2016 Kiln Rental | MEDALTA
    also rent them out If you don t have easy access to a specific kiln where you are consider using ours It can be a great way for an individual or group to experiment with new firing techniques Cost varying options listed below Includes use of studio glazes support material and 1 day of studio use NOTE Technical Assistance is required if you have no previous experience with our kilns Registration Deadline ongoing To book please contact protected email or call 403 504 4653 Blaauw Kiln BLAAUW 10 cubic ft stacking space Technical Assistance included Glaze Firing 85 Non Glaze Firing 72 Electric Kilns Includes use of studio glazes support material 1 day of studio use Glaze Firing 8 per cu ft Non glaze Firing 6 per cu ft exception test kilns Kiln 1 Manual 4 cu ft opening 17 5 depth 27 shelf 15 5 Fee Glaze Firing 32 Non Glaze Firing 24 Kiln 2 6 5 cu ft opening 23 5 depth 27 shelf 21 Fee Glaze Firing 52 Non Glaze Firing 39 Kiln 3 10 cu ft opening 28 5 depth 27 shelf 26 Fee Glaze Firing 80 Non Glaze Firing 60 Kiln 4 10 cu ft opening 28 5 depth 27 shelf 26 Fee Glaze Firing 80 Non Glaze Firing 60 Kiln 5 16 5 cu ft opening 42 depth 27 shelf 26 Fee Glaze Firing 132 Non Glaze Firing 99 Kiln 6 Manual 0 6 cu ft opening 11 depth 9 shelf 10 Fee Glaze Firing 12 Non Glaze Firing 8 Kiln 7 0 6 cu ft opening 11 depth 9 shelf 10 Fee Glaze Firing 12 Non Glaze Firing 8 Gas Kilns Salt 16 cubic ft stacking space No Technical Assistance Technical Assistance 315 kiln fee 300 tech fee 315 615 Soda 16 cubic

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  • Workshops | MEDALTA
    Stringam Denecky Black White Gala Current Artists Terry Hildebrand Originally from a small town in Manitoba Terry Hildebrand graduated with an MFA in Ceramics from the University of Minnesota in May 2014 He received Read More James Kuehn James Kuehn is an Alberta raised digital designer He has explored filmmaking web video FX 3D and graphic design throughout his career His education is Read More Roy Caussy Born in 1981 in Hamilton ON Roy Caussy received his BFA in 2006 from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University NSCAD in Read More Adam Lefebvre Born and raised in Regina SK Adam Lefebvre took interest in art at a young age He started his BFA at the University of Regina Read More Alana Wilson Alana Wilson is a nomad looking for a home Born in Northern Ontario she has wandered throughout Canada Australia Mexico South East Asia and Guatemala Read More Jennifer Dawes Jennifer Dawes was born in Ingersoll Ontario in 1992 She received her BFA at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in Halifax Nova Read More Archive Archive Select Month February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July

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  • Current Artists | MEDALTA
    in the creation of home and community My goal is to create thoughtful well made objects that people want to use and own Filed under Current Artists Tagged with Jennifer Dawes Posted by Safira Lachapelle on September 17 2015 Leave a Comment Jennifer Dawes was born in Ingersoll Ontario in 1992 She received her BFA at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in Halifax Nova Scotia where she completed her ceramics degree with a minor in art history Jennifer works with wheel thrown vessels formerly in porcelaneous cone 6 but has been excited to now work with Earthenware She has had a solo show in the Anna Leonowens Gallery in Halifax Nova Scotia in 2015 as well as showcased her work in NSCAD Ceramic s Year End Show and Sale in 2013 2014 and 2015 ARTIST STATEMENT My work comes from a profound passion for pop culture and nerd references Using each vessel not only as a canvas for decoration but as its own language of form that too compliments these references Vessels being used for story telling and immaculate decoration make my concept digestible and ideal for my practice I arrange vessels into larger compositions combining glaze clay and imagery Utilizing an array of mark making techniques such as sgraffito under glazing glazing and luster to create depth and complexity in the surfaces I use the historical facet of decorated vessels and contextualize them within my own spectrum of identity Filed under Current Artists Tagged with Sarah Magar Posted by Safira Lachapelle on September 17 2015 Leave a Comment Sarah Magar was born in Dallas Texas She finished her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in ceramics at the University of Montana in 2015 In 2012 Sarah completed her internship with Zootown Arts Community Center as the gallery assistant She has held several exhibitions in Missoula and shown work in Seattle Washington She has received awards from several juried shows including the purchase of two pieces by the Montana Museum of Art and Culture in 2013 Sarah strives to create visually imaginative and textural landscapes to touch and explore provoking thought through the experience of a tangible object She is fascinated with how the mind creates memories and the juxtaposition of experience both real and perceived For inspiration she relies on the positive and negative influences experienced daily confusion of dreams and memories and the wondrous curiosity experienced as a child She aims to instill this nostalgic and inquisitive imagination in others as they observe her work Her imagery often blends satirical narratives drawn in vivid colors with fragility grace and vulnerability Filed under Current Artists Tagged with Stephanie Flowers Posted by Safira Lachapelle on August 12 2015 Leave a Comment Stephanie Flowers completed her BFA in Sculpture Installation at OCAD University in 2013 with a minor in Material Art and Design where she specialized in Ceramics She is the recipient of the Ian Carr Harris Science in Culture Award and the Emanuel Hahn Award for sculpture More

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  • Medalta Alumni | MEDALTA
    Medalta Award Education Community Classrooms Medalta School Field Trips Kids Clubs Dirt Detectives Raiders of the Lost Artefact Adult Pottery Classes Membership Family Membership Executive Jigger Decorator Runner Become a Member Partners Gallery Rental Space Specifications Reception Gallery Photo Gallery Rental Contact Employment Opportunities Art Exhibitions Map On Line Gift Shop Market Medalta Stringam Denecky Black White Gala Medalta Alumni It s always a sad see you later when an artist leaves Medalta at the end of their residency and if we had the space we d ask them to stay forever As much as Medalta s Shaw Centre is a workspace for ceramic artists it s also very community oriented Most of the artists working at Medalta get plugged into Medicine Hat and form a big part of our artistic landscape So because we never like saying so long we like to keep a little space for our artists even if it is only online Have a look at the names below and click on the links to see some of the artists who have spent some time at Medalta Annette ten Cate Sukjin Choi Bruce Cochrane Josh DeWeese Robin DuPont Carole Epp Jim Etzkorn Rob Froese Jody Greenman

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  • Medalta Award | MEDALTA
    Dirt Detectives Raiders of the Lost Artefact Adult Pottery Classes Membership Family Membership Executive Jigger Decorator Runner Become a Member Partners Gallery Rental Space Specifications Reception Gallery Photo Gallery Rental Contact Employment Opportunities Art Exhibitions Map On Line Gift Shop Market Medalta Stringam Denecky Black White Gala Medalta Award In association with partnering institutions the Medalta Award brings together students from across Canada for the month of May to work

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  • Education | MEDALTA
    Jigger Decorator Runner Become a Member Partners Gallery Rental Space Specifications Reception Gallery Photo Gallery Rental Contact Employment Opportunities Art Exhibitions Map On Line Gift Shop Market Medalta Stringam Denecky Black White Gala Education Welcome to Medalta Medalta started processing clay and making pottery in 1912 and was the leader in pottery production in Canada throughout the late 20s and early 30s When hotel ware was introduced in the mid 30s Medalta was providing tableware for all of the major railroad hotels in Canada Medalta also has an interesting and important role in the production of pottery and ceramics during the war years Due to a number of reasons Medalta closed in 1954 It is now part of a National Historic District and host to a dynamic contemporary ceramic arts centre a heritage museum and a venue for numerous community events The Regional Education Programs at Medalta Potteries continue to grow in number participation and scope Collaboration and partnerships with teachers and other community organizations as well as connections to the principles and directives outlined by Alberta Education are keys to shaping the program possibilities and successes Key components of the Education programs include Community Classrooms Field Trips Tours Kids

    Original URL path: http://medalta.org/education (2016-02-13)
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  • Community Classrooms @ Medalta | MEDALTA
    Photo Gallery Rental Contact Employment Opportunities Art Exhibitions Map On Line Gift Shop Market Medalta Stringam Denecky Black White Gala Community Classrooms Medalta A Community Classroom is an innovative curriculum based program that moves classroom learning to Medalta for an entire week Students and teachers use this new classroom to engage in learner led hands on inquiry based learning and exploration through tours journaling and a host of creative activities This model makes information come alive and has an incredible power to inspire students and teachers Classroom teachers work closely with the education coordinator to custom design a program with an experiential focus in a fascinating and educationally rich environment where experts bring curriculum to life The program length usually 5 consecutive days offers students the time to slow down and become immersed in each hands on experience they encounter By moving their classroom into the rich world beyond the school learning also becomes deeper and students become more informed and involved members of their community Medalta is ideally suited for this learning approach as it is rich in cross curricular ties for all grades in all subject areas This opportunity is aligned with the student centred focus as outlined

    Original URL path: http://medalta.org/education/communityclasses (2016-02-13)
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