BIOGRAPHY AND CONTACT INFO



CLAIRE SALZBERG
Montreal, Québec, Canada
514-486-7686
e-mail:
clairesalzberg@gmail.com



EDUCATION

1964, Master of Fine Arts, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Major: Painting, Minor: Sculpture
1962, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan. Major: Studio Art, Minor: Art History


EXHIBITIONS

2014, Group Exhibition, Victoria Hall, Westmount, Québec, summer
2012, Art Westmount, Victoria Hall, Westmount, Quebec
2010, Nuit Blanche, Griffintown Cultural Corridor, Montreal
2010, Images de femmes, Mile End Library, Montreal
2009, 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Victoria Hall, Westmount
2009, Garden Show, Pink Espace, Exhibition from May 17 - June 28th, 1399 St. Jacques O.
2008, Ceramic Sculpture, Gallery at Victoria Hall, Westmount, Quebec (read the press release)
2006, Les Femmeuses, Pratt and Whitney, Montreal
2005, Scenes of Westmount, Victoria Hall, Westmount
2004, collection, summer, 2004, Centre de céramique Bonsecours, Montreal
2005 Clay Lover's Calendar Show, Greensboro Cultural Center, Greensboro, North Carolina, July 2-20
2002, Ceramic Sculpture, Canadian Guild of Crafts, Montreal, Quebec, solo exhibition
2002, La Petite, Alder Gallery, Coburg, Oregon, juried group show
2001, At Present, Queen's Gallery and Art Center, Charlotte, North Carolina and Musée du Haut Richelieu, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Québec, juried group show
2001, 100 Teapots, National Juried Teapot Exhibition, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, Maryland
2000, Show me the Shoe, City Museum, St. Louis, Missouri, juried group show
2000-2001, International Cone Box Show, Baldwin City, Kansas, (travelling exhibition), juried
1998-1999, International Cone Box Show, Baldwin City, Kansas, (travelling exhibition),juried
1998, Confluence, Gallerie de la Ville, Dollard des Ormeaux, Québec, curated show
1997, Painted Tales, Stewart Hall Gallery, Point Claire, Québec, curated show
1997, Specialithe, Visual Arts Centre, Westmount, Québec, curated show
1996, Metamorphoses, Galerie de la ville, Dollard Des Ormeaux, Québec, curated show
1996, Visual Arts Centre, Westmount, Québec, solo exhibition
1996, Monarch National Ceramics Competition, Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts, Florence, Alabama, juried exhibition
1992, Montreal Landmarks, Galerie Barbara Silverberg, Montreal, Québec, solo exhibition
1995, Canadian and American Teapots, Galerie Barbara Silverberg, curated exhibition
1994, 1996 and 1997, 1001 Pots, Galerie Val-David, Val-David, Quebec
1994, Montreal Scenes, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Québec, curated exhibition
1992, Montreart, Montreal, Québec, curated exhibition
1992, Montreal, Ville de cinema, Cinematheque québecoise, Montreal, curated exhibition
1992, Clay Forms, Galerie Lynda Greenberg, Ottawa, Ontario, curated exhibition
1992, Montrealers in Ottawa, Galerie Lynda Greenberg, curated exhibition
1992, Professors Choice Exhibition, Galerie Barbara Silverberg, Montreal, curated exhibition
1990-1991, National Biennial of Ceramics, Trois-Rivières, Québec and National Tour, juried exhibition
1990, Montreal Landmarks, Galerie Barbara Silverberg, Montreal, Québec, solo exhibition
1990, Quebec Impressions in Clay, Galerie Barbara Silverberg, curated exhibition
1990, A Different Point of View, Alberta Potters' Association, Calgary and Medicine Hat Alberta, juried exhibition
1990, Canadian Excellence in Clay, Galerie Barbara Silverberg, curated exhibition
1989, Ceramic Sculpture, Galerie Barbara Silverberg, curated exhibition
1989, Feats of Clay and Glass, A Show of Hands Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, curated exhibition
1988, Going for Gold, Calgary, Alberta, juried exhibition
1987, Prix de l'humour céramique, La Galerie Centre de Céramique Bonsecours, Montreal, curated exhibition
1987, Les fleurs comme sujet, Jardin Botanique, Montreal, curated exhibition
1986, Galerie Barbara Silverberg, solo exhibition
1985, Format, Galerie Interaction, Montreal, curated exhibition
1982, Powerhouse Gallery, Montreal, Québec, solo exhibition
1981, Powerhouse at Washington Women's Art Center, Washington, D.C., curated exhibition
1981-82, Fire and Fibres, Quebec Weaver's and Ceramicists, Montreal and National Tour, curated exhibition
1980, Powerhouse Gallery, Montreal, Quebec, solo exhibition
1979-80, Instructors Exhibitions, Visual Arts Centre
1975-80, Galerie Powerhouse, Montreal


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1998-2013, Fine Arts Professor, Vanier College, St. Laurent, Québec
1977-2005, Ceramics Instructor, Dawson College, Montreal, Québec
1975-1976, 1978-80, Ceramics instructor, Visual Arts Centre, Westmount, Québec
1975-1976, Fine Arts teacher, Saidye Bronfman Centre, Montreal, Québec
1976-1978, private classes in wheel and handbuilding at my studio on St. Lawrence Blvd, Montreal.


COLLECTIONS

Private collections in the United States, Canada and Holland
Permanent Collection, Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo, Ontario


PUBLICATIONS AND REVIEWS

2008, The Westmount Independent, December 9-10 issue
2007, The Westmount Examiner, May issue
2005, The Westmount Examiner, July issue
2004, On the Road Again, CBC TV
2002, Ceramics Monthly Magazine, November, Upfront Column
2002, The Montreal Gazette, October 26, "Books and Visual Arts", Elizabeth Kalbfuss
2001, The Montreal Gazette, Saturday, December 22, "Heart for art, head for finance," Henry Lehmann
2000, Making Ceramic Sculpture, Raul Acero, Asheville, North Carolina: Lark Books
1998, Ceramics Monthly Magazine, November, The Attraction of the Intimate, article and photo
1997, The Best of New Ceramic Art, Toni Sikes, Madison, Wisconsin: Hand Books, Inc.
1996, Ceramics Monthly Magazine, October, article and photo
1996, The Montreal Gazette, Thursday, May 2, 1996, "Art", Ann Duncan
1996, Monarch National Ceramic Competition, catalogue
1996, Contact Magazine, article and photo
1992, The Montreal Gazette, Friday, January 24, "Art," Ann Duncan
1992, The Montreal Gazette, May 21, "Artsline"
1990, National Biennial of Ceramics, catalog
1990, The Montreal Gazette, Friday, March 16, "Art," Ann Duncan
1990, Quebec Impressions in Clay, catalog,
1990, Contact Magazine, November, color reproduction
1987, Going for Gold, catalog
1981, Fire and Fibres, catalog,
1981, The Montreal Gazette, Saturday, June 27, "Fire and Fibre burns with talent," Lawrence Sabbath
1980, The Montreal Gazette, Saturday, December 13, 1980, "Art," Virginia Nixon
1980, La Presse, Saturday March 29, Gilles Toupin
1975, The Montreal Gazette, Saturday, December 20, "Gallery Toys with Art," Virginia Nixon
1975, The Montreal Star, December 8, "Art"


GRANT

Conseil Des arts et Des lettres du Quebec, 1996.


MEMBER

Conseil Des metiers d'art du Quebec
National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts


WEB SITES

http://www.clairesalzberg.com/
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