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about laura mckibbon

cul de sac products are all handmade in vancouver, bc. solely by designer/maker laura mckibbon. with an academic background in sciences, laura is a self-taught ceramic artist whose work is not bound by labels or tradition. laura’s work incorporates hand built, functional ceramics with photography and printmaking, making each piece a unique exploration of art, craft and design.

photo: steve dewall

exhibition history

2013 INSPIRED Capacity, Toronto Design Festival, ON
2012 CERAMICS AND PRINT Ann Linnemann Gallery, Copenhagen, DK
2012 LINKAGE Nyiszor Gallery, Perth, AU
2012 UNICUM International Triennial, European Cultural Center, Maribor, SI
2011 EN VERS ET CONTRE TOUT Gaia Ceramique, Montreal, QC
2011 KOTONA VI: Three Continents Widnas Gallery, Fiskars, FI
2011 BRING TO MIND Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, ON
2010 CONVERSATIONS WITH FRIENDS European Ceramic Context, DK
2010 MOMENTO: objects of time and place SODA GALLERY, Perth, AU
2010 RADIANT DARK: Assets & Values MADE, Toronto Design Festival, ON
2009 COME UP TO MY ROOM Gladstone Hotel Toronto, ON
2008 LE VOYAGE Musée des maîtres et artisans du Quebec, QC
2008 OBJECToronto Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, ON
2008 BEAVER TALES: Canadian Art & Design U of T Arts, Toronto, ON
2008 SE SOUVENIR Gallery of B.C. Ceramics, Vancouver, BC
2008 – 2010 DESIGNBOOM ICFF, NY
2007 FRAGILES: Porcelain, Glass & Ceramics Art Basel: Miami, USA
2007 HANDLED WITH CARE:Contemporary Ceramics 100%Design, UK
2007 IMPRINT, Harbourfront Centre Toronto, ON
2007 CARREFOUR, Gaia Céramique Montreal, QC
2007 ON THE TABLE: 100 Years of Functional Ceramics in Canada Gardiner Museum of Ceramics, Toronto, ON
2006 LE JARDIN/THE GARDEN Gallery of B.C. Ceramics, Vancouver, BC

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