Vlodek  Tydor   CV

 

Born in Germany, raised and educated in Poland.

Graduated from Mechanical Engineering College.

 

Employed by Architectural and Urban Planing Company.

Interests: Painting, short film, photography, carving in wood, bone, stone.

 

1994 – Present,  Co-Own Active Clay Inc. designing and producing ceramic

sculpture and art objects.

 

1983 – 1997 Co-owned Gift Shop, Boutique and Art Craft Gallery, in St. Jacobs

and Toronto On.

 

1982 – 1984 employed by Framing Gallery 12 Waterloo On.

 

1981 – Arrived in Canada

 

Professional Associations :

 

2011 – Present        GRIPS – Grand River Imaging & Photographic Society,

Kitchener – Waterloo, ON.

 

2003 – Present        Waterloo Potters Workshop, Waterloo ON.

 

1996 – 2009           FUSION – The Ontario Clay and Glass Association,

Toronto, ON.

 

1996 – Present        Potters Guild of Hamilton and Region, Hamilton, ON.

1983 – 1995           Ontario Craft Council

 

Exhibitions :

Group: 2014 – JURIED WILDLIFE, NATURE & NATIVE SHOW 2014 – Beaux Arts Gallery, Brampton,  On.

Group: 2014 – “Celebrating 40 Years” – The Blyth Festival Art Gallery, Blyth, On.

Group : 2014 – Biennial Juried Exhibition, Glenhyrst Gallery – Brantford, On.

Group : 2014 – Open Juried Fine Art and Photography Show, Beaux-Arts, Brampton, On.

Group : 2013 – “6 Annual Open Juried Exhibition” – Beaux-Arts, Brampton,  On.

Group :  2012 – “Insights” – 33th Annual Juried Exhibition By Elora  Art

Council and Association of Wellington County

Museum.  Elora, On.

Group :  2012 – “Ignite” – Biennial, The Potters Guild of Hamilton and

Region – Members Juried Show, Carnegie Art Gallery

Dundas, On.

Group :  2012 – “Earthborn”, WPW Annual Juried Exhibition, Clay and

Glass Gallery Waterloo, On.

Dual :    2011 – “Steps In The Garden”, Blyth Festival Gallery,Blyth, On.

 

Group :  2010 – Juried Retrospective Exhibition of Waterloo Potters

Workshop, Burlington Arts Centre, Burlington On.

Group :  2010 – Juried Competition “Masterworks Southwest – 2010 OCC,

Selected for the touring exhibition March – December 2010

Group :  2010 – “Biennial 2010 Homage”, Juried Exhibition, Carnegie

Gallery, Dundas, On.

Group :  2010 – Juried Competition “Convergence – 2010” -selected

Tom  Thomson Gallery – Owen Sound On.

Group :  2010 –  Juried, “Earthborn – 2010”, Clay and Glass Gallery,

Waterloo, On.

Group :  2008 – Juried Competition “Fireworks 2008”, selected for the

touring Exhibition, Carnegie Gallery, Dundas ON

Group :   2007- “Earthborn”, WPW Annual Juried Exhibition 2007,

selected, Homer Watson Gallery, Kitchener On.

1996 – 2006   Philadelphia Buyers Market of American Crafts

Philadelphia PA.

2004 – Biennial Juried Exhibition Assemblage, selected, Dundas On

2002 – Present, Spring and Fall Show and Sale Waterloo Potters

Workshop, Waterloo On.

1996 – 2008  Fusion Fall show and sale, Toronto On.

1996 – Present, Spring and Fall annual Show and Sale Hamilton

Potters Guild, Dundas On.

 

Honours and Awards :

 

2014 – Juried Wildlife, Nature & Native Show – 2014 Beaux Arts Gallery, Brampton On. – SELECTED – “Barn Owl” – photography

2014 – Biennial Juried Exhibition – Glenhyrst Gallery, Brampton, On. –  SECOND PLACE – Award for mixed media sculpture -“Clay-O-Genetically modified Moss II”

Photo Category – “Sweet Business” – SELECTED

2014 – “7th Annual Open Juried Competition” – Beaux Arts Gallery – Brampton, On. –  SELECTED, /Photo Category – “Sweet Business” /

2013 – “6th Annual Open Juried Competition” – HONOURABLE MENTION

for “Genetically Modified Moss I” sculpture – Beaux-Arts Gallery,

Brampton,  On.

2012 – “Earthborn”, – “Genetically Modified Moss” Sculpture –

FUSION AWARD, Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo, On.

2011 – “Annual Open Juried Competition” – “Spideria” flower

sculpture. HONOURABLE MENTION, Beaux-Arts Gallery,

Brampton, On.

2011 – “Earthborn” 2011, “Atomica” flower sculpture, CURATORS

AWARD, Homer Watson Gallery,

2008 – “Breaking New Ground” –  Juried Art Show,

HONOURABLE  MENTION, Art Gallery of Brant, Brantford, On.

Art Gallery Of Brant, Brantford, On.

1984 – International Competition, “Best North American Glass”,

TWO HONOURABLE MENTIONS for stained glass Lamp Shade

and Glass Panel “Erosion”.

 

 

Commissions :

 

1983 – Sacred Heart Church in Kitchener, stained glass panel

above main entrance depicting portrait of late John Paul II.

 

Publications :

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

2013 – Brampton Guardian – And the Award Goes to…. article about 2012

Annual, Baux Arts Gallery in Brampton Open Competition

2012 – Wellington Advertiser – Page 4, “Artist Recognized at June 20.2012

Opening of “Inside” Juried Exhibition,

2012 – The Record, “Ceramic and Clay Exhibition Examines

Masculinity”, by R.Reid, Arts section

2011 – Blyth Festival Salute, “At the Bainton Gallery”. Page 22

2008 – Clay Times – July/August 2008, “Solaris” Vase, Page 52