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, Stairwell Gallery, Peterborough, Canada

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

1993    “Ceramics and Painting” E-Side Studios, 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 of the Month" Proximity Fine Art, Stony Lake, Canada

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

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

2011     "Apsley Autumn Studio Tour" North Kawartha, Ontario

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      Interior Design Show, 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     "Summer 2007 Installation" David Kaye Gallery, Toronto, Canada 

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

2005    Faculty Show, Sheridan Gallery, 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    Gallery Artist, Primavera Gallery, Santa Barbara, USA

1992    “Clay Forms"  Gallery Lynda Greenberg, Ottawa, Canada

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

1991     Gallery Artist, Roschar Gallery, Toronto, Canada


Selected Collections

Gail & Ian Brooker, Toronto, Canada (Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art benfactors)

Artist in Residence Vallauris, Vallauris, France (International Ceramic Collection)

Ian Clifford, Austin, USA

Cynthia and Bill Sibold, Boston, USA

Denyse Marion, Toronto, Canada

Bick Family, Vancouver, Canada

Julie Wilson & Andrew Berthoff, Toronto, Canada

Andrew McAlpine and Kathleen Dawson, Toronto, Canada

Virginia Thompson and Robin Brooks-Hill, Revelstoke, Canada

Ruth Mandel,Toronto, Canada

Janette Platana, Peterborough, Canada (writer and curator)

Stephanie Hutchison, Toronto, Canada


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 2009, A.I.R. Vallauris, 2009.

Ontario Craft '07, Ontario Crafts Council, 2007.

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



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

"Soliloquy", full page image, CraftNews, April-May, Volume 17, #2, p.14, 1992.  

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



MA, Art History, York University, 2015

BEd, University of Toronto, 1990

BFA cum laude, Studio Art, Concordia University, 1986

Professional School of The Toronto Dance Theatre, 1982


Scholarships and Grants

2014  Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Master's Scholarship, SSHRC

2013  York University Graduate Entrance Scholarship

2004  Ontario Arts Council

1991  Ontario Arts Council



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

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


Artist Talks

Propeller Gallery, March 2018

Mississauga Potters Guild, May 2017

Toronto Potters Guild, October 2012

Sheridan College, Department of Ceramics, March 2005


Residencies and Professional Workshops

2017 Canadian Craft Biennial, Art Gallery of Burlington, Anton Reijnders Professional Ceramics Workshop

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

1994 Alfred University, U.S.A., summer school with Val Cushing & Anne Perrigo

1993 George Brown College, Canada, summer school with Steve Heinemann



Sheridan College, Crafts and Design Program, adjunct drawing professor, 2004-2017

Sheridan College, Crafts and Design Program, Ceramics Department, intro to clay hand building, 2011

Art Gallery of Peterborough, co-curricular and extra-curricular ceramics teacher, 2002-2004

Toronto District School Board, part-time contract, art teacher, 1990-1997

Toronto Central Technical School, continuing education, figure drawing teacher, 1991-1992

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

Faywood Arts Centre, North York School Board, creative arts teacher and summer studio, 1988-1990

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



"The Function of Process in the Work of Kathy Kranias." Studio: Craft and Design in Canada, vol. XXXVII, no. 1, 2018, (forthcoming)

"Review of Can Craft? Craft Can! National Exhibition" Journal of Canadian Art History, 2018, (in press)

"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.


Conference Convener and Moderator

“Craft and Public Art,” Inaugural Canadian Craft Biennial, collaboration with Lera Kotsyuba, chose artists and scholars Lexie Owen, Nicola Pezolet, Susan Surette, and Adrien Lucca, Toronto and Burlington, ON, September, 2017.


Conference Papers

“Critical Spatial Practice: The Architectural Stained Glass of Marcelle Ferron,” Universities Art Association of Canada Annual Conference, Halifax, NS, November 2015.

“Canadian Innovator in Modern Architectural Stained Glass: Marcelle Ferron,” Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada Annual Conference, Annapolis Royal, NS,May 2015. 


Guest Lectures

York University, September 2016

OCAD University, February 2016

Sheridan College, Craft and Design Program, January 2016