Curriculum Vitae: Gayle Buzzi


2019 Pilchuck Glass School Summer Program

2017 – 2019 Masters of Fine Arts at the University of Manitoba

2012 – 2016 Honours Bachelor of Fine Arts at Lakehead University

2016 Glaze and Wood Fire Workshop, Lakehead University

2015 La Meridiana International School of Ceramics, Italy

Solo Exhibitions

2019 Accidental Landscapes, L.A. Pai Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

2019 Accidental Landscapes: MFA Exhibition, School of Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

2018 Illusions of Nature, Pictograph Gallery, Atikokan, Ontario, Canada

Group Exhibitions

2019 En Route: Emerging from the University of Manitoba, The Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo, Ontario

2019 Manitoba Craft Council Member Exhibition, C2 Centre for Craft, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2018 Annual Curated Student Exhibition, Ace Art Inc., Winnipeg, Manitoba

2018 The Unfamiliar: MFA group show in Student Gallery, University of Manitoba

2016 – 2017 Members Show, Definitely Superior Artist Run Centre, Thunder Bay, Ontario

2016 Let’s Meet – Wroclaw 2016 mural. Wroclaw, Poland

2016 Retro Grad Exhibition, Definitely Superior Artist Run Centre, Thunder Bay, Ontario

2016 Lakehead University Major Studio Exhibition, Thunder Bay Art Gallery

Juried Exhibitions

2020 The COVID-19 Residency Show, Gallery Q,

2019 Northern Ontario Juried Exhibition, Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Ontario, Canada

2019 - 2021: Fireworks 2019, Earls Court Gallery, Thames Gallery, Rails End Gallery, Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Thunder Bay Art Gallery + More Galleries

2019 International Biennale of Glass at the New Bulgarian University, Sofia, Bulgaria.

2018 Contrasts and Contradictions: The Polarizing Qualities of Glass, Living Arts Centre, Mississauga, Ontario

2015 – 2017 Annual Juried Exhibition, Definitely Superior Artist Run Centre, Thunder

Bay, Ontario

2017 Carmichael Canadian Landscape Exhibition: Tradition Transformed, Orillia

Museum of Art and History, Orillia, Ontario

2017 Perspectives from Here, Thunder Bay Art Gallery

2013 – 2017 Urban Infill, Definitely Superior Artist Run Centre, Thunder Bay, Ontario

2013 – 2016 Lakehead University Juried Exhibition, Thunder Bay Art Gallery


2020 Craft Projects Grant awarded by Ontario Arts Council

2019 Faculty of Graduate Studies Research Completion Scholarship

2019 Glass Art Association of Canada/Pilchuck Glass School Partner Scholarship

2018 Craft Ontario: Pattie Walker Award

2018 James B. Hartman Scholarship in Fine Arts

2018 Fusion: The Ontario Clay and Glass Association Scholarship

2017 Nora Jane Rowe Bursary in Fine Arts Graduate Studies

2017 Grant awarded by the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation

2016 Scholar Award for Honours Bachelor of Fine Arts at Lakehead University

2016 Definitely Superior Artist Run Centre Award: sculpture

2015 Dean of Social Sciences and Humanities Award: sculpture

2015 Thunder Bay Art Gallery Award: ceramic

2014 Lakehead University Department of Visual Arts Scholarship

Art Related Employment

2017 – 2019 Teaching Assistant at University of Manitoba School of Art, Winnipeg

2011 – 2019 Glass artist at Floyd’s Glass, Thunder Bay

2017 Lead Art Instructor at Baggage Building Arts Centre, Thunder Bay

2015 – 2016 Technician for Lakehead University Painting Studio, Thunder Bay

Other Experience

2019 3 Minute Thesis Competition Finalist: University of Manitoba!

2016 Artist in Residency at Porphyry Island Lighthouse, Thunder Bay, Ontario

2015 Internship at Definitely Superior Art Gallery     

Contact the Artist

(807) 630-0336

923 Alberta Street
Thunder Bay, Ontario Canada