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AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS

 

FUSION was pleased to announce its 2023 Awards and Scholarship recipients at FUSIONFEST on May 31 at The Gardiner Museum!

 

Congratulations to all of the artists who submitted online. There were a record number of applications and the work was varied and showed excellence and creativity. 

FUSION thanks the 2023 Awards Jury:

Alison Brannen, Chair

Judy Donaldson

Chris Snedden

Siobhan Lynch

2023 FUSION Awards & Scholarships recipients

The following artists have received awards for the FIREWORKS EXHIBITION:

FUSION is pleased to announce its 2023 Design Awards recipients!

Design Awards are offered by guilds to their members for work entered into their adjudicated exhibitions to encourage excellence.  The award consists of an Awards Certificate, admission to the FUSION Conference and a one-year FUSION membership. Guilds must be FUSION members to be a part of the Design Award program.

2022 FUSION Awards and Scholarship Recipients

The Mary Lou Gilchrist Award for Clay and Glass Artists:

$2000  JANE GARCIA

FUSION Award for Clay or Glass New Generation Artists: 

$1000 -$500 to SAMI TSANG and

$500 to ZIHAO XIONG

FUSION Award for Clay or Glass Artists:

 

$1000 - HEIDI MCKENZIE

FUSION Award for Arts Educators and Administrators:

$500 - PAUL STEWART

FUSION Volunteer of the Year Award: 

BARB BANFIELD

FUSION Scholarships for Continuing Education: 

$500 each AMY BELL AND STEFANIE SMITH

FUSION Graduation Awards

 

FUSION also supports ceramic and glass students with yearly graduation awards at

  • Sheridan’s Craft and Design Program 

  • Fleming College

  • Lakehead University

 

2021-2022 Recipients

FUSION Technical Achievement: Sydni Weatherson (Glass) and Emma Kip (Ceramics) 

FUSION Community Involvement Award: Heather Phillips (Glass) and Mads Christianson-Walker (Ceramics) 

FUSION Award of Merit:  Zeer Liu (Glass) and Yue Brook Xing (Ceramics)

2022 Craft Ontario recipient of the FUSION Award: Kim Ross

FUSION Design Awards

Provided to guilds and associations that are FUSION members,  Design Awards are offered to their members for work entered into their adjudicated exhibitions to encourage excellence.  The award consists of an Awards Certificate, admission to the FUSION Conference and a one-year FUSION membership. To submit an application, please complete this online form

 

2022 Recipients

Rosemary Aicher -Waterloo Potters' Workshop

 

2021 Recipients

Monica Rosenthal - Ottawa Guild of Potters

Brenda Nieves - Toronto Potters

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