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.

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...

jenna-stanton

Artist Statement My focus as a maker is creating functional well crafted objects that are designed to enrich the home & enhance everyday rituals. Through tactile surfaces, form & function the enjoyment of functional craft is in the experience of use, enjoying the surfaces, the form, how it feels & fits in your hands. The objects I create often tend to appear to be q...

noriko-masuda

Noriko Masuda was born in Japan, but has spent most of her life in Canada. Since her first summer ceramics camp in third grade, she has been making simple, functional ceramics. After studying studio pottery independently through various workshops and the Australian National University, she studied ceramic design at Staffordshire University, from which she received an MA in March 2013.  Her time i...