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FUSION was pleased to host our inaugural emerging artist exhibition: BREAKTHROUGH in June, 2018. We were astounded by the response from our call for entry. Forty eight artists from across Canada submitted 126 pieces for consideration. All are either currently students, or within five years if their training.

The result was an exhibition from 28 artists that was vibrant, varied and engaging.The exhibition was a wonderful survey of sculptural and functional work from the next generation of glass and clayartists. Using a multitude of materials and construction methods within their respective disciplines, these artists are breaking new ground.

Congratulations to all the participating Breakthrough artists and these award winners: 

 Best in Show: Daumante Stirbyte

Best in Clay: Joon Hee Kim

 Best in Glass: Jennifer Glasser

 Craft Ontario Affiliate Award: Zara Gardner

For more information on this exhibition, please read The FUSION Magazine feature The New Materiality FUSIONs Inaugural Breakthrough Exhibition written by Leslie Menagh.

Amber Zuber
Annabel Biro
Annika Hoefs
Catharina Goldnau
Ciro  Di Ruocco
Daumante Stirbyte
Denise Smith
Emily Schneider
Evan Morris
Evan Wasse
Frieda Pereira
Gayle  Buzzi
Hannah Pruder
Heidi McKenzie
James Kemp
Jane Garcia
Jennifer Glasser
Joon Hee Kim
Jordan Scott
Karla Rivera
Layne Verbeek
Reid Ferguson
Kim Ross
Samantha  Tsang
Sasha Bateman
Teresa Dunlop
Thomas Haskell
Zara  Gardner

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FUSION gratefully acknowledges the assistance of the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Citizenship, Culture and Recreation, and the Ontario Arts Council. The Ontario Arts Council is an agency of the Government of Ontario. 

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