Natalie Waddell is a Canadian ceramic artist. Starting her academic ceramic education at Toronto’s George Brown College in 1998, she attended the Sheridan College Ceramic Craft and Design program from 2000 to 2003. Natalie has also studied under leading ceramic artists including Robin Hopper, Marc Egan, Akio Takamori, Matt Nolan, Pete Pinell, Mary Lazier, Jean Pierre Larocque, Susan Low-Beer, Harlan House, Sam Chung, Wendy Vervoot, Tony Clennell, Linda Sormin, Bruce Cochrane, Linda Sormin, Walter Ostrom and Sarah Pike.

Since establishing her studio practice Natalie has continuously explored and developed new bodies of work both functional and sculptural as well as teaching classes and workshops. She is an active member of the Akin Artist Collective, the Toronto Potters Association, the Potters Guild of Hamilton and Region, FUSION: The Ontario Clay and Glass Association, NCECA -the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts and Craft Ontario. Natalie exhibits and sells her work at the Gardiner Museum shop as
well as other galleries and venues throughout the province.

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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.