Diane’s Cirriculum Vitae

DIANE CREBER
RR#2
Odessa, Ontario
K0H 2H0
Canada
Phone: (613)386-3400

 

PLACE OF BIRTH: Montreal, Quebec

POST SECONDARY EDUCATION:

1961 – Studied painting, Art Students’ League of New York, NY, USA
1961-1966 – Graduate, Ontario College of Art (Honours), Majored in Design and Illustration
1967-1969 – Graduate, Sheridan College School of Design (Honours), Majored in Ceramics

TEACHING POSITIONS:

1970-1972 – Art Teacher, Napanee District Secondary School, Ontario, Canada
1976-1979 – Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Department of Art, McArthur College, (part-time)
1981-1983 – Art Teacher (part-time) Warren Group Home, working with Young Offenders and Emotionally Disturbed Youth
1987 – (Summer) Haliburton School of Fine Arts, Ontario, Canada

WORKSHOPS INSTRUCTED:

– Burlington Potters Guild, Ontario, Canada
– St. Lawrence College, Brockville, Ontario, Canada
– Algonquin College, Ottawa, Ontario Canada
– Georgian College, Barrie, Ontario, Canada
– Ottawa Potters Guild, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
– Kingstons Potters Guild, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
– Quinte Potters Guild, Belleville, Ontario, Canada
– Deep River Potters Guild, Deep River, Ontario, Canada
– Participated in Ceramics Symposium, Sheridan College, School of Design

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE:

1967 – Commercial Artist, Buffalo, New York, USA
1966 – Freelance Artist, Time/Life Magazine, New York, USA
1962-1966 – (Summer employment) Easi-Build Pattern Company, Tarrytown, New York, USA – worked in Art Department doing illustrations

STUDIO:

1993 to present
Full time professional potter specializing in functional porcelain, crystalline glazes and indivdual pieces. Operating Wilton Pottery in an old school house in the village of Wilton which consists of a studio workshop and a retail outlet. Working with and married to Tim De Rose, Studio Potter.

AWARDS:

1984 – Ontario Potters Association, “Fireworks”. Ruth McKinley Award for Best Functional Pottery.
1983 – Award for Excellence, Ontario Crafts Council, Provincial Jurried Exhibition.
1979 – Canadian Guild of Crafts, First Prize Pottery, Eastern Division.
1978 – Two Honorable Mentions, Corby Gallery, Belleville
1977 – Honorable Mention, Corby Gallery, Belleville
1976 – First Prize Pottery, Olympic “Hand to Hand” Show, Kingston
1975 – Honorable Mention, Canadian Guild of Crafts, C.N.E.
1974 – Prize for Excellence, Canadian Guild of Crafts
1974 – Best Functional Pottery, Canadian Guild of Crafts, C.N.E.

EXHIBITIONS: INVITATIONAL and COMPETITIVE:

1995 – One Person Show “Fire & Ice”, Edward Day Gallery, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
1987 – Two Person Show “Raku & Crystals”, Wilton Pottery
1986 – One Person Show “Crystals”, Cornerstone Gallery, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
1986 – “Fireworks”, Ontario Potters Association. Group Show
1984 – One Person Show, Ontario Potters Association
1982 – “Fireworks”, Ontario Potters Association. Group Show
1981 – Two Person Show, Wilton Pottery.
1979 – Two Person Show, Dickson’s Gallery, Pakenham, Ontario, Canada
1978 – One Person Show, Algonquin College, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
1977 – Two Person Show, Market Gallery, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
1976 – One Person Show, Long Lane Gallery, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
1975 – Two Person Show, Gallery of Fine Canadian Crafts, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
1973 – Two Person Show, Canadian Guild of Potters, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS:

1990 – Research Grant, Ontario Arts Council, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1984 – Material Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council

PUBLICATIONS:

“Crystalline Glazes” book published by A & C Black, London and Univesity of Pennsylvania Press, USA 1997.
“Studio Potter” article/photos Dec. 1996
“Ceramics Monthly” article/photos June/July 1996
“Canadian Ceramics Quarterly” article/photos Vol 59, No 2; May 1990; Page 31.
“Ceramica” Madrid, Spain. article/photos No. 39; 1993; page 42,43

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

“Ceramics Monthly” USA Nov. 1984, pages 71,73. (Article with photos)
“Key To Toronto” Oct. 1984 (Cover photo of work)
“Studio Ceramics” by Peter Lane, Collins Publishers, 1983. Page 200 (Article with photos)
“Studio Porcelain” by Peter Lane, A & C Black 1980. Page 72, 172 (Photos)

AUDIO VISUAL:

The Ontario Clay and Glass Association Slide Collection:

  • “Crystal Glazes and Lectures”
  • “Women in Clay”
  • “Creber, Stubbs, Sydor”

CBC Television, “Wilton Pottery” The Charlotte Gobeil Show
CBC Television, “Canada A.M.” Interview with Patrick Watson
CKWS Television, “Wilton Pottery” Two Shows
CBC Radio “Radio Noon” Interview with Mary Cook

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

1984-1988 – Fusion: The Ontario Clay and Glass Association, Eastern Director
1970-1998 – Kingston Potters Guild, Honourary Member

OTHER INTERESTS:

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