About

Susan Weaver has been a professional potter since 1976. She maintains a home-based studio in Pointe-Claire, (Montreal), Quebec, Canada

She has sold her work to stores in Quebec, Ontario and the Maritimes and has participated in craft shows in Quebec and Ontario.

She has pottery sales twice a year in June and December.

Her work is available at a few locations, online and at her studio by appointment.

Education, Ceramics :

Present : Participation in workshops, courses and attending conferences for professional development through-out the years.

2010 – Workshop with Patrick Rollet at Centre Ceramique Bonsecours, Montreal, Que.

2007 – Wood-firing workshop with Jeff Shapiro at Centre Ceramique Bonsecours, Montreal, Que.

2006 – Wood-firing workshop with Monique Giard, Centre Ceramique Bonsecours, Montreal, Que.

2006 – Master Class of glaze and colour development with Robin Hopper, MISSA, Victoria, BC.

2003 – Ceramic Workshop with Harland House, Sheridan College, Oakville, Ont.

2002 – Ceramic Workshop with Walter Ostrom, Sheridan College, Oakville, Ont.

1997 – Comparative analysis of traditional utilitarian forms with Maurice Savoie, Centre Ceramique Bonsecours, Montreal, Que.

1977-78 – Travelled in Europe visiting potteries. Worked as an apprentice to Gerrard Lennuyeux, Mag-mell Pottery, E. Grinstead, Sussex, England.

1975-76 – Industrial and professional ceramic course with Maurice Achard. Diploma from the Minister Education Quebec and Poterie Bonsecours. Montreal, Quebec.

Education, Fine Arts :

2018-2019 – Watercolour with Valerie McKee, Stewart Hall Cultural Centre, Pointe-Claire, Quebec

2015—2016 – Artist’s Study Group, Stewart Hall Cultural Centre, Pointe-Claire, Quebec.

1997-2007 – Watercolour with Renate Heidersdorf, La Palette, Beaconsfield, Quebec.

1976 – Drawing with Tib Beament, McGill Univ., Montreal, Quebec.

Exhibition and Sales :

1988- 2018 – 1001 Pots, Val David, Quebec

1998- 2016 – Le Salon des Métiers d’Art, Montreal, Quebec.

1999-2007 / 2011-2014 – Lakeshore Artists’ Association, Exhibition, Pointe-Claire, Quebec.

2009 – Feux Sacrés, Centre Céramique Bonsecours, Montreal, Quebec.

2008 – Noël, Centre Céramique Bonsecours, Montreal, Quebec.

1998-2000 / 2006-2008 – Fusion, Pottery and Glass Show, Toronto, Ontario

1996-2008 – La Boite de Noel, Dorval, Quebec.

2006 – Symbiose, terre, bois & feu, Centre Céramique Bonsecours, Montreal Quebec.

2005 – Ceramystic, Mystic, Quebec

2003 – Christmas Show, Uplands gallery, Lennoxville, Quebec.

1993-2002 – Annual Sale, Baie d’Urfe Potters’ Guild, Baie d’Urfe, Quebec.

2000-01 – 1001 Pots, Merrickville, Ontario

1995-99 – Salon des Artisans, Pointe-Claire, Quebec.

1984-85 – Christmas Craft Show, Toronto, Ontario.

1983-85 – Christmas Craft Show, Ottawa, Ontario.

Workshops and Teaching Experience :

2019-2020 – Instructor, Advanced Pottery Class, Town of Mount Royal, Quebec

2007 – Baie d’Urfe Potters’ Guild, Baie d’Urfe, Quebec

2006 – Artist of the month, Fusion Ontario Clay and Glass Association, Toronto, Ontario

Award :

1997 – Prix du Jury “Gaetan Beaudin” at 1001 Pots, Val David, Quebec.

Bursary and Grant :

2006 – Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts (MISSA), Victoria, B.C.

2004 – Aides aux Artisan, SODEC, Quebec.

Publications :

500 Plates, Platters and Chargers – Lark Books.

Studio Potter – Winter/Spring 2013 Sidelines Vol 41.no1 https://www.studiopotter.org/digital-issue/106

The Montreal Gazette – November 2020 https://montrealgazette.com/news/local-news/west-island-gazette/susan-weaver-expands-her-pottery-horizons-during-a-time-of-transition

Professional Membership :

Conseil des métiers d’art du Quebec.
Bio

Fusion, the Ontario Clay and Glass Association