Craft Awards

Lindsay Montgomery
2014 AWARD: Helen Copeland Memorial Award in Ceramics

Lindsay Montgomery is an artist working across a variety of media including painting, video, ceramics, and puppetry. Her work is focused on the construction of a personal fantasy-based mythology that explores issues of death, family, beauty, and history.  She holds degrees from The Sheridan College School of Crafts and Design, the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, and the University of Minnesota. Lindsay currently lives and works in Toronto, and teaches at Sheridan College, The University of Waterloo, and the Gardiner Museum.



Canadian Lynx
Handbuilt earthenware, china painted

Tang Sphinx
Slip-cast porcelain, china painted

Prophet Hand-Puppet
Polymer clay, wood, fabric, paint, modelled, sewed, constructed

Sculpture set from Gather Exhibition – Harpies, and Chimeras
Handbuilt earthenware, china painted

Handbuilt earthenware, china painted

Handbuilt Earthenware, china painted

A Feral Woman
Mixed Media, wood, polymer clay, fabric, paint, hair, string, metal screws

Slip-cast porcelain, china painted

Marble Sphinx
Slip-cast porcelain, china painted

Installation shot of “Gather” Exhibition at the Craft Ontario Gallery
Mixed Media, Ceramic

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