Every year, the Medalta International Artists in Residence program hosts ceramic artists from across North America and the world. Some are well-established while others are working on setting up their practice.

We are proud of our ability to attract world-class artistic talent to Medalta and have them work with their peers who may be at different stages in their careers. This page showcases the group of artists currently working in Medalta’s studios.

chase-travaille

Chase Travaille is a ceramic artist born and raised in the American South. Within his figurative work, themes of social class, psychological trauma, and sexuality come to the foreground by the use of allegory and the fantastical. Chase is a graduate from the Kansas City Art Institute in Kansas City, Missouri and has shown his work both nationally and internation...

joseph-sivilli

  

Joseph Howell Sivilli (born 14.03.1988) is a USA-based ceramic artist. He was educated primarily at the National Academy of Fine art in Oslo, Norway. He has since visited several international ceramic residencies in Asia and Europe, participating in a number of exhibitions in those places. He is now in the process of establishing a studio practice in his home city of Tucson, A...

rachel-leary

Rachel Leary was born in Ireland in 1992. After finding a passion for art at school Rachel went on to study at Belfast School of Art, specializing in ceramics with a Contemporary Applied Arts degree in 2014. Finding a flare for experimental ceramics, Rachel went on to study at Cardiff Art School in Wales (UK) where she completed her Master’s degree in 2015, concentrating on materia...

lauren-levine

Lauren has studied ceramics at the Dundas Valley School of Art in Dundas ON, has a BFA Majoring in Ceramics from NSCAD University in Halifax, NS, and studied in China with WVU Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute summer program. She was one of the Gardiner Museum’s Top 30 Under 30 emerging Canadian artists to have work showcased and auctioned at their annual 12 Trees Gala in Toronto, Ontar...

emma-dickinson

Emma Dickinson is a ceramicist from the North East of England, UK. She achieved her bachelors degree in 2014 from Manchester Metropolitan University studying Three Dimensional Design, specializing in ceramics. Since graduating, Emma’s work has been exhibited throughout the UK, in London, York, and Manchester. She is keen to give an insight into a part of her upbringing, dress making and pattern ...