LeeAnn Norgard is a potter and ceramic artist who creates both functional and sculptural pieces from medium fire clay.
2000: Graduate of The Alberta College of Art and Design (ACAD): Bachelor of Fine Arts, Major in Ceramic Arts with Distinction.
1989: Graduate of The University of Calgary: Bachelor of Science in Geology.
April,2013: “Vessels, Pods, and Potential”, Solo show, Salt Spring Gallery of Fine Art,
July, 2013 Sooke Fine Art Show, Sooke B.C.
2012: Salt Spring Centre School Art Exhibition and Lottery, SSI, B.C., fundraiser, four year participant.
2011: “New Explorations” Salt Spring Island Potter’s Guild Exhibition, ArtSpring. 100 Jackson Ave, SSI
Artist/Artisan participant for Summer Exhibition of work, Artcraft, Mahon Hall, SSI, B.C.
2007: “Our Harbour”: Show of works, Salt Spring Island Potter’s Guild, Window Display
2006: “The Young and the Restless”, Stage Gallery at Artcraft, Mahon Hall, SSI, B.C.
2005: Artist/Artisan participant, Wintercraft , winter Exhibition of work, Artcraft, Mahon Hall, SSI, B.C.
2004: “Four Years Later”, Graduating year group show, Webster Galleries, Calgary
2000: “Small Clarity” Ceramic, Photography, Drawing Installation/Solo Show, Marion Nicoll Gallery, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Alberta.
1999: 1000 Miles Apart Conference/Ceramic Show, Gallery 111, Fitzgerald Building, University of Manitoba
Open House Show, Main Mall, Alberta College of Art and Design.
Artwalk’99 Exhibition for the Marion Nicoll Gallery, Centre for the Performing Arts, Calgary,
“Virtues and Vices”: Silent Auction and Exhibition, Alberta College of Art and Design.
Third Annual Ceramic Mall Exhibition, ACAD
1998: Second Annual Ceramic Mall Exhibition, ACAD
Annual Show and Sale, ACAD
Salt Spring Gallery of Fine Art, Ganges, SSI, B.C., current
Waterfront Gallery, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, B.C. 2009-2012.
Salt Spring Studio Tour: Tour of Island Studios, 2009-2012, current
Workshops and Seminars:
2010: Sumi Von Dassow: Pit fired ceramics, Salt Spring Potter’s Guild
2009: Artspring workshop: Thrown and Altered Forms
2000: Visiting artist seminar, ACAD, Robert Archembeau, Ceramic Artist
Vistiting artist seminar, ACAD, Joan Bruneau, Ceramic Artist
1999: “1000 Miles Apart “ Ceramic Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Visiting artist seminar, ACAD, Adrian Arleo, Ceramic Artist
Summer Art Institute, ACAD, Julia Galloway, Cone 6 soda firing workshop, altered forms.
Visiting Artist seminar, ACAD, Martin Tagseth, Ceramic Artist
1998: Visiting Artist Seminar, ACAD, Paul Mathieu, Ceramic Artist
Visiting Artist Seminar, ACAD, Katrina Rozman, Ceramic Artist
2000: Nominee, Board of Governors Award, ACAD, based on CGPA and
1999: Peggy Herr Summer Institute Ceramics Award, ACAD, based on merit of work