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.

yalda-bozorg

     Yalda received her MA Ceramics in Cardiff School of Art and Design in 2016. She holds a Bachelor of Applied Art from University of New Brunswick and a Diploma in fine craft from New Brunswick College of Craft and Design. 
She admires technology as much as she loves art; social and cultural issues are concepts that inspire her, so she is trying to find a way to marry technology and a...

jenna-turner

Jenna Turner was born and raised in Red Deer, Alberta. She completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at the Alberta College of Art and Design in Calgary, Alberta and received her Master of Fine Arts degree from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. This past year Jenna was awarded an Alberta Foundation for the Arts Grant to attend the Gyeonggi International Ceramics Biennial in South Korea...

jocelyn-reid

Jocelyn Reid is a ceramic and mixed media artist from Calgary, Alberta. Reid received her Bachelors Degree with Distinction from the Alberta College of Art and Design in 2013, and continued on to participate in multiple international residency programs and exhibit her work throughout North America. In 2015, Reid received the Alberta Foundation for the ...

giselle-peters

Giselle Peters was born in Regina, Saskatchewan. She completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ceramics at the Alberta College of Art and Design and a Bachelor of Psychology with Distinction at Concordia University. Giselle has participated in artist residence programs in Lethbridge, Alberta and in Truro, Massachusetts and has exhibited her work in Canada a...

adam-bernath

Adam Gibson Bernath was born and raised in Woodstock, Ontario. Drawn to making art from a young age, he has always been creatively inclined. Embracing art as his joy and his strength, he chose to study Drawing and Ceramics at the Alberta College of Art & Design in Calgary. After completion of a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2004, he traveled to South Korea and Thailand where he explored wi...