Lindsay Montgomery
2015 Award: Craft Ontario Volunteer Committee Emerging Professional Award

Lindsay Montgomery is an artist working across a variety of media; including ceramics, video, puppetry, and performance. Her work is focused on the construction of a personal, fantasy-based mythology that explores issues of death, family, and folklore.  

She holds degrees from The Sheridan College School of Crafts and Design, the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, and received her MFA from the University of Minnesota in 2010. Her work has been exhibited in Canada and internationally, with exhibitions at the Gardiner Museum and Craft Ontario. She is the recipient of numerous awards including a Graduate Fellowship from the University of Minnesota, and The Joyce Carlyle Memorial Scholarship in the Crafts Endowment. 

Lindsay currently lives and works in Toronto, and teaches at Sheridan College and the Gardiner Museum.

www.lindsaymontgomery.ca

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Feral Woman
Polymer clay, wood, wire, fabric, hair, yarn, leather – modelled, paper mache, painted, hand-stitched

Pair of Sphinx
Slip-cast porcelain, painted with underglazes and china paint

Staffordshire Harpies
Hand-built earthenware painted with slips, underglazes, and china paint

Gather (Installation at Craft Ontario with Janet MacPherson)
Ceramic, mixed media, found objects

Gather (Detail)
Ceramic, mixed media, found objects

The Company of Wolves
Molded earthenware, painted Maiolica glaze

The Company of Wolves (Detail)
Molded earthenware, painted Maiolica glaze

The Dreaming Ghosts (Installation and performance for Come Up to My Room 2015 at the Gladstone Hotel)
Mixed media, ceramics, hand-sewn and knitted textiles

The Dreaming Ghosts (Performance Still)
Mixed media, ceramics, hand-sewn and knitted textiles

The Coming of Spring (Puppet Performance at The Banff Centre)
Mixed Media, raw clay

Who We Are

Formerly the Ontario Crafts Council, Craft Ontario is a not-for-profit service organization that works to have craft recognized as a valuable part of life. We promote and celebrate professional craft through providing member opportunities, and advocate for craft practice by educating and empowering diverse audiences.