Carol Smeraldo


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Phone: 902-434-1336


Medium: clay
Years in Business: 40
Address: 35 Lakemist Court
City: East Preston
Postal Code: B2Z 1G4
Geographic Location: Coast-and-Country-East
Hours of Business: by appointment, call ahead


Smeraldo attended Rhode Island School of Design, Massachusetts College of Art and NSCAD Univ. She received the first NS Cultural Life Award and the Progress Club of Canada’s Women of Excellence Award in Arts and Culture. She helped found NS Designer Crafts Council and is a past president and Standards Chair, Honourary Member and designated Master Artisan. She also founded the Halifax Studio School of Pottery and One Off Studio and developed the school at Atlantic Pottery Supplies and School. Smeraldo has been a fulltime professional clay artist and potter since 1972. Her work is included in numerous public and private collections in Canada, USA, England and Japan including the Art Gallery of NS and Mount St. Vincent University. She has participated in many solo and group exhibitions. Carol’s work has been featured in magazines and books including Ceramics Monthly, the Potters Council Raku Calendar, Studio Ceramics in Canada by Gail Crawford, Lark Books 500 Raku.

Description of artist's work

Carol has expressed her impressions of ocean life since 1972 with one-off Raku and translucent porcelain vases, murals, vessels and dynamic sculptures internationally.

Title: "Flower Vase"
Medium: Translucent and coloured porcelain
Dimensions: 21x10cm (8.25x4in.)
Title: "Ocean Lights Chandelier"
Medium: Translucent and coloured Porcelain
Dimensions: 32.3x16.5cm (13.5x6.5in.)
Title: "Shell Beacon 2"
Medium: Translucent Porcelain, Raku clay, LED light, black aluminum base
Dimensions: 68x26cm (26.75x10.25in.)

Title: Raku Plate
Medium: Raku clay and wax resist
Dimensions: 29.2x3.2cm (11.5x1.25in.)
Title: "Under Sea Boat Diving-Cargo Rising: as inspiration manifests topside
Medium: Translucent Porcelain sails, copper pipe mast and Raku clay
Dimensions: 41.3x37.5cm (16.25x14.75in.)
Title: "Under Sea Fleet"
Medium: Local Lantz Earthenware vessels and Raku clay suspended forms
Dimensions: varied-largest is 38x42.5x15cm (12x8.25x6in.)



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