Biography

EDUCATION

Graduated Georgian College of Applied Arts and Design, Barrie, ON

Banff Centre, Banff, Alta

EXHIBITIONS - selected

2016 •IAC Congress, Barcelona, Spain
2014 •IAC - Dublin Castle Collection, Dublin, Ireland
•Ann Mortimer - 80th Birthday Exhibition, Jonathons, London, ON
2012 •Canadians Go East: Gardiner Museum, Toronto, ON
•IAC New World: Timeless Visions: New Mexico Museum of Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM
•Ann Mortimer: Birds, Tea Cocks and Umbrellas: David Kaye Gallery, Toronto, ON
•Ann Mortimer in Series: Burlington Art Centre, Burlington, ON
•NTCI Graduate Art Exhibition: North Toronto Collegiate Institute, Toronto, ON
2011 •Terra Factor - Canadian Ground - Breakers in Ceramic Art, Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo, ON
•Ceramic and Glass Members of the Royal Canadian Academy of Art, Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo, ON
2010 • West Meets East, Harbinger Gallery, Waterloo, ON
• The Great Umbrella Caper, Aurora Cultural Centre, Aurora, ON
2009 • Umbrella Installation in lobby, Gardiner Museum, Toronto, ON
• Ontario Craft 09, Ontario Crafts Council, Toronto, ON
• Unity and Diversity, Cheongju International Ceramics Exhibition, Cheongju, South Korea
• Ves-sels, Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts, Collingwood, ON
2008 • International Contemporary Ceramic Exhibition, Jingdezhen, China
• Pleasure – Purpose, Ontario Crafts Council, Toronto, ON
2007 • Heart To Art Exhibition, Muse Gallery, Toronto, ON
2006 • Sydney Myer Fund International Ceramic Exhibition, Shepparton, Australia
• A Matter of Clay 11, Jonathons, London, ON
• Unique, 30 Years of outstanding Crafts, Canadian Museum of Civilization, Gatineau, Quebec
2005 • Fireworks 2005, Fusion Conference, Waterloo, Ontario
• Delightful Teapot, WOCEF, Gyeoggi-do, Korea
• The Grande Dames of Ceramics, Andora Gallery, Carefree, AZ
2004 • 21st Century Ceramics in USA and Canada, Canzani Center Gallery, Columbus, OH
• Surfaces, The Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough, ON Canada
2003 • Beyond Ground Zero, Galleria London, London, ON
2002 • Feature, Gardiner Museum, lobby exhibition, Toronto, ON
2001 • Foshan Ancient Nanfeng Exhibition, P.R. of China
• Spaces: Interior and Exterior, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
2000 • Sublime Servers, Baltimore, Maryland, New York, NY, Doylestown, PA
• Small in Scale, Nancy Margolis, Gallery, New York, NY
1999 •The Maverick Spirit, Art Gallery of Mississauga, ON
1998 • White on White, Contemporary Canadian Ceramics, ON and Asia
1996 - 1998 •Sixth National Biennial of Ceramics, Trois Rivieres, Quebec
1994 •International Academy of Ceramics, Czech Republic, Turkey, Scotland, Japan, Korea, Germany, Greece, Latvia, Canada, China, USA, Ireland
1990 - present • Fusion: The Ontario Clay and Glass Association, tours 1990, 86, 84, 71
1971 - 1990 • Ontario Crafts, Ontario Crafts Council (1987, 85, 81)
1981 - 1987 • Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo, ON
1993 - 1994 • Triennial of Small Scale Ceramics (1st & 2nd), Yugoslavia
1987 - 1994 •New Works in Clay 111, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse & USA tour

HONOURS

2019 •Donor Wall - Museum of History Quebec
2014 •Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal
2012 •Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
2006 - 2009 •Commissioned to create 10 “3M Teaching Fellowship Awards”
2004 •Visual Arts International Achievement Award
2001 •Elected to the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts
2000 •Inducted into The Order of Canada
1993 •Seventh International Ceramics Symposium Award, Everson Museum, Syracuse, N. Y.
1998 • Elected to International Academy of Ceramics

COLLECTIONS - selected

2014 •IAC Dublin Castle  collection
•Mim and Rob O’Dowda collection
2012 •Gail and Ian Brooker collection
• Burlington Arts Centre
• Hanhyanglim Onggi Museum, Korea
2011 • Mr. Ronald and Dr. Helen Frye, Personal collection, Ontario
2010 • Ateliers D’Art de France, Paris, France
2009 • The Gardiner Museum, Helen Gardiner Collection
2008 • The Art Gallery of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Manitoba
2007 • Canadian Museum, FLICAM, Fuping, China
2006 • The Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Riga, Latvia
2002 • The George R. Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art, Toronto, ON
2001 - 2004 • Helen R. Gardiner , Toronto, ON
2000 • Keramion Museum, Frechen, Germany
• Canadian Museum of Civilization, Hull, Quebec 
1999 • Canadian Museum of Civilization, Hull, Quebec
1998 • Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, N.S.
1996 - 1998 • Burlington Art Centre, ON
1997 • Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute, Jingdezhen, China
1994 • Decorative Arts Museum, Prague, Czech Republic
1993 • Fusion Collection, Burlington Art Museum, ON
1991 • N. China University of Technology, Central Academy of Art & Design, Beijing
1990 • Kunstindustrimuseet, Oslo, Norway
1988 • Charles Bronfman Corporate Collection, Montreal, Quebec
1986 • Permanent World Exhibition, Novi Dori, Yugoslavia
1985 • Burlington Art Centre from New Works in Clay 111 series
1983 • Ontario Potters Association
1981 • State University of Utah, Logan, Utah, USA
1980 • Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY, USA
1980 • Indusmin Collection (now at Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery)