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Hey there!I'm a pretty new silver smith! I have just started up a little work bench of my own and I bought the EZ torch. It has been working really well the last few months, but this week the flame has started to surge and sputter. Tonight I was just about to anneal a piece of silver and I went to light the torch, It made a fire ball and the flames fell back running down the handle, I turned off both knobs but the flame didn't go out until I blew it out! so after I was sure the flame was out I…See More
Do you consider yourself a professional, student or emerging artist. Are you a gallery, school, organization or guild?
Professional, Emerging Artist
In what area of the metal arts do you work?
silversmith, metalsmith, sculptor
Tell us about your education.
Bachelor of Design from the Ontario College of Art and Design in Jewellery and Metalsmithing.
Took workshops in chasing and repousse, lapidary stone cutting, enameling and Rhino 4.0.
Took courses in furniture design, woodshop, metalshop, silkscreening, bookbinding, mouldmaking, throwing, silversmithing, photography and illustration.
Share some of your career highlights or goals.
Lawrence Rea Memorial Award - Ontario College of Art and Design
Carol Rapp Award - Ontario College of Art and Design
Gallery 76 Award, Honourable Mention, Ontario College of Art and Design
The Women's Association of the Mining Industry Scholarship for Jewellery Design - Ontario Crafts Council
Royal Bank Artistic Achievement Award - Brampton Arts Council
2010 Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto
2010 One of a Kind Spring Show, Direct Energy Centre, Toronto
2009 Unity + Diversity, Cheoungju International Craft Biennale, South Korea
2009 Award Winners, Ontario Crafts Council, Toronto
2009 Secret Identity, OCAD Student Gallery, Toronto
2008 Come Eat With Us, OCAD, Toronto
2007 Metal Arts Guild - Year of the Craft, Toronto