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.

logan-kenler

  Born in Calgary, Alberta but having spent most of his life in and around Vancouver, BC, Logan Kenler is currently attending Emily Carr University of Art + Design, entering his fourth year in the Visual Arts program. Logan’s practice is located within the liminal spaces between ‘high’ and ‘low’ art, attempting to obfuscate oppositional distinctions of masculinity/femininity, cr...

melanie-gaudet

                Melanie Gaudet is a mixed media artist based out of Calgary, Alberta. She is currently a ceramics major at the Alberta College of Art + Design, and works with various materials such as clay, paint, and found objects. Her work questions the idea of function by arranging items in particular ways.   ARTIST ...

evan-morris

  Born in London, ON, Canada. Evan discovered his passion for ceramics while attending the Bealart Program at H. B. Beal Secondary School. An award for his 2nd year Bealart work, gave Evan a free summer membership at the London Potters Guild. He continued working with ceramics at the LPG until he decided to enroll in the new Bachelors of Craft & Design Program at Sheridan Coll...

amiee-risby

Amiee Risby is from British Columbia and was born in the city of Surrey in 1995. She is working towards her Bachelor of Fine Arts at Kwantlen Polytechnic University and is entering her third year. While pursuing her education she has been involved with many associations including the Kwantlen Art Collective as Vice president, Fraser Valley Potters Guild as the secretary, Surrey CAN Committee and T...

grace-wirzba

Grace Wirzba is a multi-disciplinary artist based in Lethbridge, Alberta. Born in the Comox Valley and raised in Eastern Manitoba, her interest in place is rooted in small Canadian communities. Wirzba is currently completing her Bachelor of Fine Arts (Studio Art) at the University of Lethbridge with a focus on printmaking and installation. In her time at the U of L, Wirzba has been very involved i...