Linda MacNeil Exhibition
This exhibition is part of the Toronto International
Jewellery Festival in conjunction with Meta-Mosaic,
the 2013 SNAG Conference
April 9 - July 1, 2013
Linda MacNeil began her prodigious career as a metalsmith while she was still a teenager.
Crafting wire jewelry in a basement studio set up by her father, she successfully sold the pieces on the street to passersby. MacNeil grew up in Hanover, New Hampshire, in a family filled with creative individuals, from her father who designed machinery to her clothing designer mother to relatives who were architects. Committed to art at an early age, MacNeil studied at the Philadelphia College of Art and the Massachusetts College of Art, where she was introduced to glass and her future husband, Dan Dailey. She received her B.F.A. from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1976.
Dan Dailey Exhibition
April 6 - July 1, 2013
Dan Dailey works primarily in his Kensington, New Hampshire studio with the help of his staff of assistants. He is also Professor Emeritus at Massachusetts College of Art where he founded the Glass Department in 1973. He has taught at numerous glass programs including Rhode Island School of Design, Pilchuck Glass School and Haystack Mountain School of Crafts and he has given lectures and workshops throughout the United States, Europe and Japan.
November 20 - December 24, 2012
An Exhibition featuring RED:
Martin Blank, Dale Chihuly, Laura Donefer, Susan Edgerley, Greg Fidler, Irene Frolic, Jeff Holmwood, Tanya Lyons, Jeff Mack, Markian Olynyk, Marlene Rose, Thomas Scoon, and Toots Zynsky.
September 11 - December 24, 2012
A chance meeting with Dale Chihuly in November 1988, crystallized into him opening my gallery in the Exchange Tower in May 1989. From the beginning, it was meant to be; initiating a 23-year professional collaboration and friendship that has enriched the Canadian art landscape. It has been my honour to present Chihuly’s work and to mark every gallery milestone with him.
Phillip Baldwin Monica Guggisberg
June 14 - August 31, 2012
Philip Baldwin and Monica Guggisberg are vessel-makers, and it is vessels, in all the permutations and possibilities, that are at the core of the Boats series. While Baldwin and Guggisberg do not exclusively make vessels, any survey of their work will show them as amongst those contemporary sculptors in glass who regularly explore glass’s long relationship with functionality, who work as heirs to the great tradition of the creation of objects for everyday use. If they are heirs, and if they are interested in acknowledging the forms – especially the vase – that have intrigued artists who work in glass for the last several thousand years, they are heirs who seem driven both to echo and extend.