DANUTA CV

DANUTA TYDOR – Wallenstein, ON  N0B 2S0

EDUCATION:

1997 – present – Self-taught, Sculpture in Clay

1983 – 1997         Self-taught, Fashion Design

1972 – 1987         Self-taught, Tapestry Weaving

1964 – 1969         Diploma, Architectural Technology College, Zielona Gora, Poland

1964 – Present    Self-taught, Oil, Acrylic and Watercolour Painting

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

 

2005 – present – Visual Artist – oil, acrylic and watercolour painting

1997 – present – Active Clay Inc. Wallenstein Ontario, Co-owner/

                            Designer and Sculptor in Ceramics

1983 – 1997       The Art Folk Boutique, St. Jacobs Ontario, Co-owner/ Fashion Designer

1989 – 1992       Monto Boutique, Toronto, Ontario, Co-owner/Fashion Designer

1976 – 1987       Show Exhibitions, Commissioned Works, Professional Tapestry Hand Weaver

1974 – 1976       Provincial Cinema Association, Zielona Gora, Poland, Designer of

                           Promotional Movie Posters

1969 – 1974       Office of Urban Architecture, Zielona Gora, Poland, Architectural Assistant

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

 

2011 – Present            KWSA – Kitchener-Waterloo Society of Artists

2003 – Present            Waterloo Potters Workshop, Waterloo, ON

2002 – Present            Potter’s Guild of Hamilton and Region, Hamilton, ON

1983 – 2013                 Ontario Craft Council, ON

1983 – 1990                  Weaver’s Guild, Waterloo ON

1976 – 1981                  Provincial Weavers Guild, Zielona Gora, Poland

EXHIBITIONS:

2014 Group: “WILDLIFE, NATURE & NATIVE SHOW 2014″  -  Beaux Arts Gallery, Brampton, On. Sept.18 – Oct.02, 2014

2014  Group: “Celebrating Forty Years” – The Byth Festival Art Gallery,  Blyth On.  Aug.15 – Sept.20 2014

2014 Group: “Insights Into Creativity” – KWSA annual members show – Waterloo Community Center, June 6 – June 14 2014

2014 Goup: “Evening Of Art Sale” – Juried Group Exhibition, Center In The Square – Kitchener – May 02. 2014

2014 Group: “Inspiration” – COAA Annual Member show, Waterloo Art Center – May 9 – May.30 2014

2014 Group: “Show Your Art” – Annual Exhibition of Community Show, Bainton Art Gallery, Blyth On. -May 24 – June 13. 2014

2014 Group: “After the Imagining” – KWSA members show – Homer Watson Art Gallery, Kitchener, On. – March 08 – Apr.18 2014

2013 Group: “Starker Aufritt ! – Experimental Shoe Design” – International Juried Exhibition

                           Grassi Museum,  Leipzig, Germany

2013 Group: “Extravagant Chemistry” – KWSA Annual Juried Exhibition, Waterloo, ON.

2013     Solo: “Garden Reflections” – Clearly Spoken Court, Kitchener, ON.

2013  Group: “Expressions” – Annual Ontario Central Art Association Members Exhibition, City Hall

                             Cambridge, ON.

2013     Solo: “Colour Your Footware” – Tripple C Galleries, Cambridge, ON.

2013 Group: “Spirit And Vision” – KWSA Annual Juried Show, Homer Watson House and Gallery, Kitchener ON.

2013 Group: “Memory” Juried Art Exhibition, Unity Kitchener – Alzheimer Society, Kitchener, ON

2012 Group: “The End of Season” – KWSA Mmebers, Juried Exhibition of mixed Media Artists, Homer Watson Gallery

                          Kitchener, ON.

2012 Group: “Twenty 12″ – Juried Exhibition KWSA Members, Double T Gallery, Waterloo, ON.

2012 Group: “Here and Now” – Annual KWSA Members Exhibition, Button Factory, Waterloo, ON

2012 Group: “Ignite” – Biennial Juried Exhibition, Carnegie Art Gallery, Dundas, ON

2012 Group: “Show Your Art” – Blyth Festival Art Gallery, Blyth ON

2012 Group: “Amalgamation – Low Tech High Art” – KWSA annual juried show

                       Silicon Tech and Art Fusion Gallery Waterloo, ON

2011 Dual:    “Footprints In the Garden”, Blyth Festival Art Gallery, Blyth, ON

2011 Group:  “Earthborn – 2011″, Homer Watson Gallery, Kitchener, ON

2010 Group:  “Convergence – 47″, Tom Thomson Gallery, Owen Sound, ON

2010 Group:  OCC “Masterworks Southwest”, traveling exhibition through five

                      Galleries in Ontario

2010 Group:  “Moved by Soles”, Homer Watson Gallery, Kitchener, ON

2010 Group:  “Biennial 2010 Homage”, Juried Exhibition, Carnegie Gallery, Dundas, ON

2010 Group:  “Retrospective Exhibition of Waterloo Potters Workshop by juried

                        potters, Burlington Arts Centre, Burlington, ON

2010 Group: “Earthborn – 2010″, Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo, ON

2009 Group: “Earthborn – 2009″, Homer Watson Gallery, Kitchener, ON

2009 Solo:    “Interlace-Eclectic & Whimsy”, Marten Arts Gallery. Bayfield, ON

2009 Solo:    “Not An Ordinary Journey”, Cambridge Centre For the Arts, Cambridge, ON

2008 Group: “Earthborn – 2008″, Juried exhibition, Clay and Glass Gallery Waterloo, ON

2008 Solo:    “Soul of the Sole”, Marten Arts Gallery, Bayfield, ON

2007/2008    “Stepping Out” – dual Exhibition with Karen Shapiro, Snyderman / The

                      Works Gallery,  Philadelphia, PA

2007 Group:  Ontario Craft Council, Toronto ON a Biennial Juried Exhibition

                      of  OCC members

1998-2007 Group: Fusion, Juried Fall Show and Sale

2007 Group:  Annual Juried Show “Earthborn – 2007, Homer Watson Gallery, Kitchener, ON

2007 Group:  Biennial Juried Show “Power Play” – Thames Art Gallery, Chatham, ON

1994-2006 Wholesale:  Buyers Market of American Craft, Philadelphia, PA

2005 Group:  Annual Juried Show “Earthborn 2005″, Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo, ON

2005 Group:  Jonathon Bancroft-Snell Gallery, “In the Margins” Show of Ceramic Sculptures, London, ON

2004 Group:  2004 Biennial Juried Show “Assemblage”, Carnegie Gallery - Dundas, ON

2004 Group:  Annual Juried Show “Earthborn – 2004″, Robert Langen Art Gallery,

                      Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON

2004 Group:  Painting and Sculpture Exhibition, KOR Gallery, Waterloo, ON

2004 Group:  Painting and Sculpture Exhibition, Wilfrid Laurier University

                      Maureen Forrester Recital Hall, Waterloo, ON

1989 -1991 Group: Signatures Craft Show, Ottawa, ON

1986 -1991 Group: Spring and Fall, Originals Craft Show, Ottawa, ON

1984-1991 Group: Spring and Fall, One of a Kind Craft Show, Toronto. ON

1990 Group:  Show of Ontario Tapestry in O’Keefe Center, Toronto ON

1989 Group:  Show of Hands Craft Show, Edmonton, AB

1986 Solo: Rail’s End Gallery, Exhibition of Tapestries, Haliburton, ON

1980 Group: Tapestry Juried Exhibition, Museum of Weaving, Konin, Poland

1980 Solo:  Tapestry Exhibition, BWA Gallery, Zielona Gora, Poland

1979 Solo:  Tapestry Exhibition, Provincial Library, Zielona Gora, Poland

COMPETITIONS AND AWARDS:

2014 – “Wildlife, Nature & Native Show – 2014″ – Selected

2010 – “Earthborn 2010″ – Pottery Supply House Award – The Best Hand-built Award for two Teapots

2009 – “Earthborn 2009″, Pottery Supply House Award – The Best Hand-built Award

              for shoe sculpture “A Pair”, Juror – Kirsten Abrahmson

2008 – “Earthborn – 2008″, Pottery Supply House Award, The Best Hand-built

             Award for shoe sculpture,”Northern Passage”, Juror – Nick Yoerling US

2007 – “Earthborn – 2007″, Jonathon’s Award for shoe sculpture “Blue Saturn”, Juror

             Carol Bradley, Kitchener, ON

2007 – Potters Guild of Hamilton, ON, Presented with Green Bear Award Trophy

             for Excellence in design and progress in Ceramic creativity, voted by

             Guild members, Hamilton ON

2005 – Ontario Craft Council Award – Earthborn 2005 – 1 st. Place for the best

             design of hand-built sculpture “Cocoon Woman”

2005 – Waterloo Potters Workshop Award – 1 st. Place for the hand-built sculpture ”Cocoon Woman”

1986 – Lumis & Toles Award – 1 st. Place for excellence In Design and

            Craftsmanship – One of A Kind, Toronto, ON

1985 – Ontario Weavers and Spinners Award for the tapestry “Bandos”,

1981 – Presidium of the City Council Zielona Gora, Poland – Medal of Honour for

            Services Rendered in Cultural and Artistic fields.

1980 – Museum of Turek, Museum of Konin, Poland, National Competition,

            Honourable Mention for tapestries “A Walk”, “Hearts of Forest”, “First Cradle”

1979 – Government of  Zary Award, 1 st. Place for tapestry “Fruit”, and honourable

            mention for tapestry “Owl”, Zary, Poland

1978 – Government of Zary Award, 3rd. Place for tapestry ‘Beehive” and

            Honourable Mention for tapestry “Apple Tree”,

COMMISSIONS:

1987 – Toronto Trust Cemeteries, Elgin Mills Chapel, Toronto, ON

1987 – Sacred Heart Church, Kitchener, ON

1983 – Trinity United Church, Kitchener, ON

1977 – Provincial Library, Zielona Gora, Poland

 COLLECTIONS:

2008 – Waterloo Potters Workshop – Waterloo, ON, Permanent

             Collection – “Northern Passage” – ceramic shoe sculpture

2005 – Waterloo Potters Workshop – Waterloo, ON, Permanent

             Collection – “Flower Vase” – sculptural vase

2005 – Jonathon Bancroft-Snell, London, ON, “Slim and Curious”, vase sculpture.

1987 – Sacred Heart Church, Kitchener, ON, Permanent Collection,

            “Quilted Altar Cover”

1987 – Toronto Trust Cemeteries, Elgin Mills Chapel, Permanent Collection, “Peace” – tapestry

1986 – Tammy Faye Baker Messner, PTL Club, USA, 6 Capes

1986 – Bettie Bradley – “The New You” TV Show host, Toronto, ON, Cape.

1986 – Edna Staebler, Canadian writer, Toronto, ON

1983 – Trinity United Church, Kitchener, ON, Permanent Collection,

            “Seven Days of Creation – Tapestry

1977 – Provincial Library, Zielona Gora, Poland, Permanent

            Collection, “Beehive” – Tapestry

 PUBLICATIONS:

2014 – Lark Crafts, Sterling Publications, “1000 Beads”, page 35

2013 – 2014 Calendar – For  The United Church of Canada – Cover and September Page

2013 – Lark Publishing – “500 Teapots” volume II, page 71

2013 – Grassi Museum – Leipzig, Germany – Starker Aufritt – Experimental Shoe Design – Catalog

2013 – Kitchener Record – Kitchener ON. -Arts and Life Section page C5 – “Art Exhibit Explores Memory”

2012 – Market Place – Section – Natural Gallery page A4

2012 – Beacon Herald – Stratford, ON. Local News Section Pg.A3 by Scott Wishart

2012 – Hamilton Spectator – June 14, 2012 – All Fired Up for Potters -Arts Section

            “Jungle Genetics” ceramic shoe sculpture

 2012 – Hamilton Spectator – April 27, 2012 Section – Style G8, “Caterpillar Walk”

            ceramic shoe sculpture

 2011 – “The Record”, April 02.2011 Issue: Arts and Life Section C, “Homer Watson

             Gallery” presents Organic Fusion”, Kitchener, ON

2010 – “Observer”, Saturday July 24, 2010 – My Space Section, page 15, Elmira, ON

2010 – “The Record”, November 20, 2010 Issue: Shape and Spirit”, Section D, Arts

             & Life Section, Kitchener, ON

2010 – November 23. 2010, 10 min. interview with Rogers TV Channel 20, “Grand

            River Living” Show with Orenthia Williams

2009 – “The Record”, April 03, 2009 Issue: “Inspired by Nature, Born of Earth,

             Birthed in Fire”, Section E

2008 – “The Record”, February 2008 Issue: Earthborn showcase work of  Waterloo Potters

2008 – Lark Books – 500 Platters & Chargers, plate, page 348.

2008 – “Clay Times” – July/August 2008, “Ooh! La, La,” shoe sculpture, Page 52.

2007 – September 2007 – Waterloo Potters Workshop Newsletter Feature ” Potter of The Month”

2007 – November 2007, Winners OCC Catalogue of Ontario Craft 2007

2007 – November 2007 – The Pottery Supply House, Oakville, ON, Feature in

            Mosaique Calendar for the Month of October 2008

2005 – “The Record”, June Issue: C1 Section, “Clay and Glass Gallery exhibitions,

             Earthborn 2005″, on clay sculpture

2004 – “The Record”, May Issue: Arts section, Poles slant on art, on acrylic  painting ”Energy”

1989 – “The Toronto Star”, “Styles” section September Issue – “Monto offers

             alternative style”

1988 – Profile, May Issue, “The Village of St. Jacobs” Section; “Art – Folk Boutique sets trends in  fashion”

1987 – “Kitchener – Waterloo Record”, July Issue;  (Living Section)

1987 – “Arts Now” of the Waterloo Regional Arts Council, July Issue;

            (From Poland to St.Jacobs, General View of Artistic Profile)

1987 – Craft News, Ontario Craft, Toronto Trust Cemeteries Interview on

            Commission for tapestry “Peace” for the Elgin Mills Chapel, September Issue

 1986 – “The Toronto Star”, November Issue, (Discover Section)