Solo Exhibitions

2010   "Archetypes in Clay: Recent Work " David Kaye Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2009   "Becoming The Persephone," curated by Janette Platana, Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough, Canada

2007    "Walks with a Minor Goddess" two-person exhibition, A.K. Collings Gallery, Port Hope, Canada

1993    “Ceramics and Painting” E-Side Studios, two-person exhibition, Toronto, Canada

1990    "Sculpture and Drawing: Recent Work" E-Side Studios, Toronto, Canada


Selected Group Exhibitions

2018    "Colour: what do you mean by that?" curated by Judith Tinkl, Doreen Balabanoff, Robin Kingsburgh, Janet Read, Propeller Gallery, Toronto, Canada (catalogue)

2017    "FUSION Clay + Glass Show" Artscape Wychwood Art Barns, Toronto, Canada

2013     "Featured Artist " Proximity Fine Art, Lakefield, ON, Canada

2012    "Together in Clay" Sheridan Gallery, Sheridan College, Oakville, Canada

2011    "Ontario Craft '11" Ontario Crafts Council Gallery, Toronto, Canada (catalogue)

2011     "Apsley Autumn Studio Tour" North Kawartha, Ontario, Canada

2009    "Fetes Picasso: Small Art Objects 2009" Galerie Aqui Siam Ben, France (catalogue)

2009    "Works Created in Residence" Galerie Aqui Siam Ben, Vallauris, France

2008     "Danaids Series" Shop Feature, Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art, Toronto, Canada

2008      Toronto Interior Design Show, represented by David Kaye Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2008     "Elemental" Invitational, The Assembly Hall Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2007    "Ontario Craft 07" Ontario Crafts Council Gallery, Toronto, Canada (catalogue)

2007     "Invitational Group Exhibition" David Kaye Gallery, Toronto, Canada 

2006    “New Faces" David Kaye Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2005    “Faculty Show” Sheridan Gallery, Sheridan College, Oakville, Canada

2004    “Peterborough Floods Toronto” Material Matters, Toronto, Canada

2003    "Artists of the Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour," Art Gallery of Peterborough, Canada

1995    “Ontario Craft ‘95” Ontario Crafts Council Gallery, Toronto, Canada (catalogue)

1995    "Toronto Outdoor Art Show" Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto, Canada

1994    "Featured Artist" Primavera Gallery, Santa Barbara, USA

1992    "Featured Artist" Ashton's Gallery, Toronto, Canada

1992     "Featured Artist" Roschar Gallery, Toronto, Canada

1992    “Clay Forms: Brison, Kranias, Lapka, Low-Beer, Salzberg"  Gallery Lynda Greenberg, Ottawa, Canada


Public Collections

2019, Global Affairs Canada Visual Art Collection-AWBZ (5 sculptures)

Selected Private Collections

2010, Gail & Ian Brooker, Toronto, Canada (2 sculptures)

2009, AIR Vallauris, Vallauris, France (2 sculptures)

2009, Janette Platana, Peterborough, Canada

2008, Cynthia and Bill Sibold, Boston, USA

2008, Julie Wilson & Andrew Berthoff, Toronto, Canada

1992, Ian Clifford, Austin, USA (2 sculptures)

2004, Virginia Thompson and Robin Brooks-Hill, Revelstoke, Canada

1998, Stephanie Hutcheson, Toronto, Canada

1994, Ruth Mandel,Toronto, Canada (2 sculptures)

1993, Kathleen Dawson, Toronto, Canada

1991, Bick Family, Vancouver, Canada

1990, Denyse Marion, Toronto, Canada

Lectures and Presentations

2018 Lecture, The Yvonne Williams Stained Glass Studio, Toronto, 1932-71, Kingsway Lambton United Church, Toronto, ON

2018 Artist Talk, Colour: what do you mean by that? Propeller Gallery, Toronto, ON

2017 Lecture, A Passionate Career: Sarah Hall Glass, Sandra Ainsley Gallery, Toronto, ON

2017 Artist Talk, Kathy Kranias, Mississauga Potters’ Guild, Mississauga, ON

2016 Lecture, Canadian Innovator in Modern Architectural Stained Glass: Marcelle Ferron, Ontario College of Art and Design University, Toronto

2016 Lecture, Canadian Innovator in Modern Architectural Stained Glass: Marcelle Ferron, Sheridan College Craft and Design Program, Oakville, ON

2015 Presenter, Critical Spatial Practice: The Architectural Stained Glass of Marcelle Ferron, Dr. Sandra Alfoldy (convener), Universities Art Association of Canada Conference, Nova Scotia School of Art and Design, Halifax, NS

2015 Presenter, Canadian Innovator in Modern Architectural Stained Glass: Marcelle Ferron, Dr. Peter Coffman (convener), Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada Conference, Annapolis Royal, NS

2012 Artist Talk, Kathy Kranias, Toronto Potters’ Guild, Toronto, ON

2005 Artist Talk, Kathy Kranias, Ceramics Department, Sheridan College, Oakville, ON 

Conference Session Convener

2017 “Craft and Public Art,” Inaugural Canadian Craft Biennial, OCAD University, Toronto, ON, Canada


Residencies and Masterclasses

2017 Canadian Craft Biennial (juried), Anton Reijnders 1 week ceramics workshop, Art Gallery of Burlington, ON, Canada

2009 A.I.R. Vallauris (juried), 6 week ceramics residency, Vallauris, France



2018 Scholarship Awards for FUSION: The Ontario Clay and Glass Association, Toronto, ON, Canada

2018 Toronto Potters Biennial Exhibition, Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art Shop, Toronto, ON, Canada


Awards and Grants

2017 Doctoral Ontario Graduate Scholarship, $17,500. (declined)

2014  SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Master’s Scholarship, $17,500.

2013  York University Master’s Entrance Scholarship, $10,000.

2004  Ontario Arts Council, Artist in Education

1991  Ontario Arts Council, Creative Artist in the Schools


Exhibition Reviews

McElroy, Gil "Kathy Kranias: Becoming The Persephone", Fusion Magazine, Fall 2009, Vol.33 #3, pp.16-19. 



Colour: what do you mean by that?, Propeller Gallery, 2018.

Small Art Objects - Relating to Blue, Vallauris: A.I.R. Vallauris Press, 2012.

Ontario Craft '11, Ontario Crafts Council, 2011

Fetes Picasso: Small Art Objects, Vallauris: A.I.R. Vallauris Press, 2009.

Ontario Craft '07, Ontario Crafts Council, 2007.

Ontario Craft ‘95, Ontario Crafts Council, Toronto, 1995.



Stern, Nurielle and Mary McKenzie “Developing Ideas Through Making” (image), Studio: Craft and Design in Canada, vol. 13, no. 1, 2018, p. 33.

McGinnis, Kelly "Ex-Toronto Artist Offers Course for Kids at AGP," The Examiner, 2002, D5

"Soliloquy", full page image, CraftNews, April-May, Volume 17, no. 2, , 1992, p.14 

"Montreal Artists Want to Leave Their Mark on Nicaraguan Wall," The Gazette, 1985, D3


Teaching History

Sheridan College, Crafts and Design Program, Bachelor of Arts and Diploma, adjunct drawing professor, 2018, 2017, 2015, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

Sheridan College, Crafts and Design Diploma Program, Ceramics Department, adjunct ceramics professor, 2011/12

Art Gallery of Peterborough, ceramics instructor, 2004, 2003, 2002

Toronto District School Board, part-time contract, visual arts and art history teacher, 1990-1998

Toronto Central Technical School, continuing education, figure drawing teacher, 1991/92

Royal Ontario Museum, exhibition facilitator and creative arts teacher, 1990, 1989, 1988

Faywood Arts Centre, North York School Board, creative arts teacher and summer studio, 1987-1990

The Schoolhouse, independent elementary school, part-time art teacher, 1986-1988


Curriculum Development

2007 wrote outlines for 3 drawing courses, Diploma Program, Craft and Design, Sheridan College, ON

2003 designed ceramics workshops and educational materials for school groups, Art Gallery of Peterborough, ON


"Review of Can Craft? Craft Can! National Exhibition" Journal of Canadian Art History, vol. XXXVII, no. 1, 2019 (in press)

"Making, Material, and Orientation: My Process in Clay" Studio: Craft and Design in Canada, Fall/Winter, vol. 13, no. 2, 2018-19, pp. 30-33.

"Stained Glass with a Solar Future." Faith and Form, vol. 51, Issue 1, 2018.

"A Passionate Career" in A Thousand Colours - Sarah Hall Glass, Friesens, 2017, pp. 282-289. 

"The Whole Story: Writing Glass: Virtual, RealStudio: Craft and Design in Canada, vol. 12, no. 2, 2017,  pp. 26-31.  

"Book Review of Glass: Virtual, Real." The Journal of Modern Craft, vol. 10, no. 2, 2017, pp. 223-225.

"Sarah Hall: A Passionate Career in Stained Glass." Stained Glass Quarterly, vol. 112, no.2, 2017, pp. 26-31.

“Craft and Design: Canadian Architectural Stained Glass After World War Two.” Studio: Craft and Design in Canada, vol. 11, no. 2, 2016, pp. 30-35.

“Canadian Innovator in Modern Architectural Stained Glass: Marcelle Ferron.” Stained Glass Quarterly, vol. 111, no.1, 2016, pp.32-37.

“Canadian Innovator in Modern Architectural Stained Glass: Marcelle Ferron.” Journal of the Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada, vol. 40, no. 2, 2015, pp. 3-10.



2016-2017 PhD Courses (History of Architectural Art Glass in Canada, Advanced Practices and Methodologies in Humanities Research, Theories of Material Culture), Humanities Department, York University

2015 MA cum laude, Art History, Faculty of Art Media Performance and Design, York University

1990 BEd, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto

1986 BFA cum laude, Studio Art, Faculty of Fine Arts, Concordia University

1982 School of The Toronto Dance Theatre, Professional Program