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TEACHING and pedagogical activities

1988 - 2006

Teaching Faculty Member, Espace VERRE, 3 year college glass program  in association with the Cégep du Vieux Montréal, Montréal, Québec

1985 - 1987

Teaching Faculty Member,  Sheridan College School of Craft and Design, Glass Studio, Mississauga, Ontario

1990 - 1994

Pedagogical Advisor, Espace VERRE, Montréal, Québec

1989 - 1990

Pedagogical Director,  Centre des Métiers du Verre/ Espace VERRE, responsable for the implantation of Quebec's first college level glass program, Montréal, Québec


Invited participant,  First International Symposium "Pedagogy in Glass",Barcelona and Segovia, Spain


2001 - 2004

Member of the Board of Directors, Glass Art Association of Canada

2000 - 2002

Member of the Board of Directors, Espace VERRE, Montréal, Québec

1998 - 1999

Board Member,  Centre d'Exposition d'Art Contemporain Vieux Palais, Exhibition Center of Contemporary Art, Vieux Palais St-Jérôme, Québec

1995 - 1996

Member of the Board of Directors, co-organizer of the Canadian Glass Conference "Pour un objet qui à de l'âme” Montréal, Québec

1993 - 1995

President of the Board of Directors,  Espace VERRE, Montréal, Québec

1991 - 1995

Member of the Board of Directors,  Espace VERRE, Montréal, Québec

1992 - 1993

Project organizer of  FUSION - a transitional hot glass studio program  “incubator” inside Espace VERRE.  The studio and program allows graduates access and professional development time for up to 2 years, Montréal, Quebec


2009 /12 /13

Invited Speaker- Artist Presentation, Montréal Museum of Fine Arts


Invited Speaker – Artist Presentation, Glass Art Association of Canada conference

Invited Speaker – Stewart Hall Art Gallery for retrospective exhibition "As seen through glass", Montreal, Quebec


Invited Speaker – SOFA International Exhibition, Chicago, Illinois


Invited Speaker – International Creators Series, Harbourfront, Ontario


Invited speaker, GAAC Conference Red Deer and Holsten Galleries, MA


Invited Speaker,  SOFA International Exhibition "Glass in Dialogue", Chicago, IL


Invited speaker,  Glass Art Association of Canada Conference, Vancouver, BC


Invited  Speaker,  Glass Art Society International, Conference, Philadelphia  USA



Elected Honorary Member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, RCA


Honorary Lifetime Member of the Board Directors Espace VERRE - Montréal, Quebec

VISITING ARTIST / other professional activities


Finalist – Bombay Sapphire International Glass Prize, London, England

2002 - 2003

Finalist - Saidye Bronfman Award, Canada Council for the Arts                        


Invited representative, CCF / OCC -Trade Mission, GAS International Conference, Amsterdam

2001 /2002

Invited Artist-Teacher, European Glass, Hot Glass Casting workshops, Niel, Belgium

1997 - 1999

Selection Committee Member, Specialist, Québec Minister of Cultural Affairs, “ Integration of the Arts in Architecture and the Environment, Program 1%.”


Visiting Artist,  May-June, New York Experimental Glass Studio, New York, NY




As seen through glass, career retrospective, Stuart Hall Public Art Gallery, Pointe Claire, Québec


…unravel/tangle…tangle/unravel,  Galerie Elena Lee, Montréal, Québec


Traverser - Through, Galerie Elena Lee and Galerie Eric Devlin, Montréal, Québec


Seed,  Galerie Elena Lee, Montréal, Québec


Seed Sowers,  Galerie Elena Lee, Montréal, Québec


Scarecrows, Miller Gallery, New York, New York


The Storyteller Series,  Galerie Elena Lee, Montréal, Québec


The Storytellers,   Neo Faber Gallery, Toronto, Ontario


Scarecrows,   Galerie Elena Lee, Montréal, Québec


Dance,  Shelley Tadman Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba


Fleeting Glimpses,  Galerie Elena Lee, Montréal, Québec


1984 - 2016

Participated in over 200 group exhibitions in Canada, USA, England, France, Finland, Germany, South Korea and Hong Kong in both public spaces and private galleries. Participated in international art fairs such as SOFA New York and Chicago and TIAF (complete list available upon request)


Canadian Museum of History (formerly Civilization), Gatineau, Québec

Musée national des beaux arts du Québec, Québec

Montréal Museum of Fine Arts and the Mendel Collection, Montréal, Québec 

The Claridge Collection, Montréal, Québec

Stephen Bronfman Collection,  Montréal, Québec

Canadian Foreign Affairs Collection, Berlin Embassy, Germany

Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo, Ontario

Collection Loto Québec, Montréal, Québec

Cirque du Soleil  - Guy Laliberté Art Collection, Québec

Taillefer & Zakaib Collection, Montréal, Québec

Racine Art Museum, Racine, Wisconsin, USA

Speed Museum, Leight  Collection, Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Newark Museum, Lowenbauch Collection, Newark, New York, USA

University of Miami, Paley Collection, Miami, Florida, USA



CHARBONNEAU, Diane, The Montréal Museum of Fine Arts, Studio Glass, Anna and Joe Mendel Collection, 2010

EGAN, Melanie, ELDER, Alan, JOHNSON, Jean Editors, Crafting New Traditions, Canadian Innovators and Influences, Mercury Series, Canadian Museum of Civilization, “Emergence” Contemporary Canadian Glass by Carolyn Prowse Fainmel,  2008

LITTLETON, Maurine, 500 Glass Objects, A Celebration of Functional and Sculptural Glass, Lark Books, 2006, p.313, 336 illus.

YISHU, Shijie Xiandai Boli, The Contemporary Glass Art of the World, Bejing, China 2004, illus.

YELLE, Richard Wilfred, International Glass Art, Schiffer Art Book, 2003, p 104-105, illus.

KOHLER, Lucartha, Women Working in Glass, Schiffer Art Book, 2003, p 137-138, illus.

YELLE, Richard, Glass Art from Urban Glass, Schiffer Art Book, 2000, p 62 illus.

STRECKER, Jim, The Cutting Edge in Crafts, The Boston Mill Press, 1999, p 116 -117 illus.

VAUDOUR, Catherine,  L’art du verre contemporain, Armand Colin, Paris, 1993, p.131 illus.

KLEIN, Dan, Contemporary Glass,  Collins Edition, 1989, USA  p 195


Cahiers métiers d’art – Craft Journal, Volume 8 number 1, Fall 2015,  The Establishment of Espace Verre’s Educational program, Essay by Bruno Andrus

Musée de Lachine, LIGNES, 2010 , Curatorial Essay by Pascale Beaudet

Canadian Clay and Glass Galllery, GLASS FACTOR, Luminaries in the Canadian Art Glass Scene, 2010, Curatorial Essay by Christian Bernard Singer

Canadian Craft Federation, UNITY AND DIVERSITY, Crafting a Canadian Narrative, 2009, Curatorial Essay by Sandra Alfoldy

Design House,  NOUVEL OBJET VI ( NO catalogue) Artists from around the world, 2001, Seoul, Korea

Galerie Elena Lee,  SUSAN EDGERLEY  Seed Sowers, 2001 and SUSAN EDGERLEY Scarecrows, 1991

Lowe Art Museum, TAKING FORM IN GLASS, Contemporary Works from the Palley Collection, 2000, University of Miami

Art Gallery of Peterborough,  TO THE CORE, Donefer, Edgerley, Frolic, 1999, John Armstrong and Rosalyn Morrison

Canadian Clay and Glass Museum, MOVING THE SPIRIT, Inaugural Exhibition,  Alan Elder curator 1993



Canada Council for the Arts,  Project Grant


Canada Council for the Arts, Type A Grant


Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec, Bourse de Recherche et de Création


Ministère de la Culture et des Communications du Québec  MCCQ


MCCQ, Perfectionnement a l’étranger, New York Experimental Glass Workshop, New York


Ontario Arts Council

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