Bachelor of Design Honours Degree in Ceramics with secondary subject in Printmaking.
Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee University, Scotland.
National Diploma in Art and Design, Chesterfield College of Art, England.
Residency: International Ceramic studio, Keskemet, Hungary. 1993 & 2018
2018: International Ceramics studio Keskemet, Hungary. Muscle Memory.
Shane Norrie contemporary: Red
Solo Show: Transition. Shenkman Gallery, Ottawa.
Gardiner Museum solo show, Toronto
Shane Norrie Contemporary: Groundwork.
Art Gallery of Burlington. Serendipity.
2016: Gardiner Museum: revitalise.
Headwaters Arts Exhibition.
Void Gallery: Make and do group show.
2015: Art Gallery of Burlington: Solo show “Passage”
The General Gallery, Almonte: 2 person exhibition “ Converging Voices”
Carnegie Gallery, Dundas: Ontario Craft Biennale.
Cavin-Morris Gallery New York: “Enflamed” group exhibition.
The Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art, Toronto: “Empty Bowls” group exhibition.
2014: Art Gallery of Burlington: “Coast to coast” Group exhibition curated by Jonathan Smith from the Art Galleries personal collection.
Jonathon Bankroft Snell: Solo show “Showcase” New works from “The Narrative series”.
Crafts Ontario: “A sentimental journey” Group exhibition.
The Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art: 12 Trees Exhibition.
2013: Carnegie Gallery, Dundas. Solo show “Narratives”
Jonathon Bankroft Snell: “Immigrant” Group show.
2011: Gardiner Museum of Ceramic art: “The Orkney Series” Solo exhibition.
Ontario Crafts Council Biennial. Toronto. Juried show.
Thames Art Gallery,” Surroundings”. Invitational group show.
Fusion Fireworks: traveling biennial. Juried show.
2010: Remnants: Solo exhibition at Carnegie Gallery, Dundas.
18th San Angelo National Ceramic Competition, Texas. Juried show.
Dish: Nuit Blanch Mystic Clay Pad. Toronto Invitational show.
2007-2012: Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Toronto. Juried show.
2009:Toronto Potters 15th Biennale Exhibition, Gardiner Museum, Toronto. Juried show.
Ontario Crafts Council Biennial Exhibition, Toronto. Juried show.
2008: Toronto Potters 14th Biennial exhibition, Ontario Crafts Council Gallery. Juried show.
2006-2009:Headwaters Art Exhibition, Alton Mills. Juried show.
Echoes and Ripples: Burlington Art Centre, Group show.
Muse, Toronto: Heart. Group show.
Pertoff Gallery, Toronto: Tea for two, Group show.
Mississauga Art Gallery: Fresh Air Fresh Art. Juried show.
Toronto Potters 13th Biennial exhibition, The Gardiner Museum, Toronto. Juried show.
Lectures, teaching & Jury:
6 day Surface effect course, Haliburton School of art.
surface effect course, Thames art Gallery, Chatham.
2 day surface effect workshop, Missassauga potters guild.
1 day surface effect, Pine trees potters guild.
Juror: London potters Guild, Biennale,
3 day workshop on surface design: Gladstoneclayworks, Ottawa
2 day workshop on hand building with paper clay and surface, Alchemy studios, Guelph.
2 day hands on workshop with 3-d formation and surface exploration, Glouster pottery school, Ottawa.
Burlington Potters guild: lecture and demonstrations.
2015: Art Gallery of Burlington: Lecture on solo exhibition “Passage”
Kingston Potters Guild: 3 day workshop on Papercaly, hand building and surface treatment with slip.
Hamilton Potters guild: Lecture on “The orkney series”, paper clay and surface treatments.
The Ottawa Potters Guild: 3 day hand building workshop with mono printing surface techniques using coloured porcelain.
2014: Pottery Teacher at The Gibson Centre, Aliston and after school programs at Monsenior Ronan Primary School, Beeton.
2013: Juror for Ontario Arts Council: The Chalmers Arts Fellowship Grant.
2012: Juror for Hamilton Potters Guild Biennale.
The Miles Nadal Centre, Toronto: Pottery course instructor for adults and after school instructor for children.
Missasauga Potters Guild: 2 day workshop: hand building with papercaly and surface.
2011: Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art: The Orkney Series, Lecture.
Fusion Clay and Glass Conference: Handbuilding with paperclay workshop, Toronto.
Mississauga potters guild: The Orkney series lecture and 2 day workshop.
2010: Sudbury potters guild: 3 day slide lecture, demonstration and hand building workshop with paperclay.
Guilford potters guild: 2 day slide lecture, demonstration and hand building workshop with paperclay.
Hamilton Potters guild: slide lecture.
2009: Ontario Arts Council: Juror for Crafts Individuals and Organizations.
Tuckers Pottery Supply: Presentation and Hand building demonstration.
Richmond Hill Potters Guild: Slide lecture and presentation.
Burlington Potters Guild: Slide lecture and hand building demonstration.
Toronto Potters Guild: Lecture and hand building Demonstration.
2008: South Simcoe Arts Council: Juror for Art on Main Exhibition.
London Potters Guild: Slide presentation and 2 day hand building workshop with paperclay.
Pine tree Potters Guild: 2 day hand building with paperclay demonstration.
Studio Potters Guild: Slide presentation and demonstration workshop.
2007: Kawartha Potters Guild: Slide presentation and hand building demonstration.
Awards and Grants:
2018: Recipient of Ontario Arts Council grant, Organisation Terra Nova.
2017: Recipient of the Ontario Arts Council grant. Craft Individual.
2016: Fusion Clay and glass: Best in Show.
Headwaters Arts Exhibition: Second place.
2015: Carnegie Gallery craft Biennial: Best in show.
2012: Ontario Arts Council, Craft individual Grant.
2011: Art in the park, Ottawa: Best in show for Ceramics.
Ontario Arts Council: Craft individual grant.
2010: Toronto Potters 15th Biennial Exhibition: Gardiner Museum award.
Ontario Arts Council: Craft Individual grant.
Ontario Arts Council: Exhibition assistance grant. Solo Exhibition, Carnegie Gallery.
2009: Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition: Best in show for Ceramics. Aaron Milrad award.
Ontario Arts Council: Craft Individual grant.
2008: Toronto Potters 14th Biennial Exhibition: Ontario Crafts Council award.
2007: Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition: Honorable mention for ceramics. Tuckers Award.
Fresh Air Fresh Art, Dufferin Arts Council award for excellence.
2006: Cabbage Town craft fair: best in show.
Toronto Potters 13th Biennial Exhibition. Gardiner Museum, Spectrum award & Fusion award.
Art Gallery of Burlington, Permanent collection.
Museum of Civilization, Ottawa.
The Joan Bennett collection, Toronto
Aaron Milrad collection, Toronto