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

  

Juried and Invitational 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" 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      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

 

Visiting Lecturer

2018 Propeller Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada

2017 Mississauga Potters Guild, Mississauga, ON, Canada

2016 York University, Toronto, ON, Canada 

2016 OCAD University, Toronto, ON, Canada

2016 Sheridan College, Craft and Design Program, Oakville, ON, Canada

2015 Nova Scotia School of Art and Design, Universities Art Association of Canada Conference, Halifax, NS, Canada

2015 Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada Conference, Annapolis Royal, NS, Canada

2012 Toronto Potters Guild, Toronto, ON, Canada

2005 Sheridan College Craft and Design Program, Department of Ceramics, Oakville, ON, Canada

 

Conference Convener and Moderator

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

 

Residencies and Professional Workshops

2017 Canadian Craft Biennial, Anton Reijnders Master Ceramics Workshop, Art Gallery of Burlington, ON, Canada

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

 

Juror

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

2014  Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Master's Scholarship

2013  York University Graduate Entrance Scholarship

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. 

 

Catalogues

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.

 

 Press

"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.

 

Teaching History

Sheridan College, Crafts and Design Program, adjunct drawing professor, 2004-2018

Sheridan College, Crafts and Design Program, Ceramics Department, adjunct ceramics professor, 2011/2012

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

 

Writing

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

"Review of Can Craft? Craft Can! National Exhibition" Journal of Canadian Art History, vol. XXXVII, no. 1, 2018 (in press)

"Stained Glass with a Solar Future." Faith and Form, vol. 51, Issue 1, 2018. https://faithandform.com/feature/stained-glass-with-a-solar-future/

"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.

 

Selected Collections

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

AIR Vallauris, Vallauris, France (International Ceramics 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

 

Education

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

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

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

Professional School of The Toronto Dance Theatre, 1982