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BIOGRAPHY

ANDREW KUNTZ

Three year Glass Program, Sheridan School of Crafts and Design, 1977-1980.
Independent Study, Ontario College of Art, 1981-1982
Summer School of the Arts, Haliburton, Ont.- 1 week blacksmithing workshop

AWARDS
Hamilton Crafts Guild Scholarship, 1978.
Glass Award, Harbourfront Art Fair, 1981.
Design Award, Ontario Crafts Council, 1985.
Design Award, Alberta Western Glass Conference,
1985.
AT&T Glass Award, Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition,
1992.
Best of Show, Cleveland Fine Craft Show, 1999.

COLLECTIONS
The Indusmin Collection, purchase 1981
Imperial Oil, purchase 1982
Bell Enterprises, purchase 1984
Premier of China, gift of the Canadian Government, 1984
Alberta Arts Council, 1986
Musee D'art Decoratis, 1989
Imperial Oil Corp.,1989
Founders Club, Skydome Corp. 1990
Bank of Montreal, 1985
Toronto Stock Exchange, 1996
Prime Minister of Ireland, gift of the Canadian Government, 2001
U.S. Embassy, gift of the Canadian Government, 2003
The Vatican Collection, gift of the Canadian Government, 2009

RELATED EXPERIENCE
Donor Recognition Window, Y.M.C.A. of St. Catharines, Ont. 1993
Movenpic Restarants, Toronto, Ont. 1994
Palace of Prince Faisal bin Al Saud, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 1997
Harbourfront Glass Studio, Workshop Instructor. 1980 – 1982
Instructor at the Alberta College of Art Glass Department, Calgary, Alta. 1984 – 1986
Summer Instructor for “Series” Workshops at Red Deer College. 1984, 1985, 1986, 1999.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
Introductory and Intermediate Glass teacher at Sheridan Summer School. 1994-1999
Glass blowing Instructor at Haliburton School of the Arts, Haliburton, On. 1995 - Present
Glass Faculty, Sheridan College, Oakville, On. 1993 - Present
Resident Craftsman at Harbourfront Glass studio, Toronto, involved in demonstrations, workshops,
teaching, and personal work development. 1980 – 1982.
Assistant glassblower for “Fire and Sand”, a C.B.C. special television presentation. 1980
Cofounder of Neo Faber Gallery, Toronto, Ont. 1983
Owner of Kuntzglas glass art studio, Barrie Ont. 1988 – 1991
Founding member of Glen Williams Glass cooperative studio, Glen Williams, Ont. 1995 – present
1978 - Ontario Potters Assn. Juried Exhibition, Toronto, On.
1979 - The Glass Art Gallery Inaugural Exhibition, Toronto, On.
- Ontario Crafts Council Juried Show, Burlington, On.1980 - “Fireworks” O.P.A. Juried Show, Ottawa, On.
- Two person Show, Forge Studio Gallery, Terra Cotta, On.
1981 - “Homo Faber” Invitational Exhibition, Glendon Public Art Gallery.
- Cartwright Gallery Inaugural Exhibition, Vancouver, B.C.
- Invitational Multi media Exhibit, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto.
1982 - “Three Artist in Glass” The Art Gallery of Brampton, On.
- Three person show, Gallery 696, Rochester, N.Y.
- “The Canadians” Invitational Show, Hooberman Gallery, Detroit, Mich.
1983 - Invitational traveling Glass Exhibit, Broadfield House Glass Museum,
Worchester Museum, Pilkington Glass Museum, Sheffield Museum, and
Oxford Museum, England.
- “The Perfect Setting” Governor General's Residence, Ottawa, On.
1984 - Two Person Show, The Glass Art Gallery, Toronto, On.
- Group Exhibit, The Rubaiyat Gallery, Calgary, Alta.
1985 - Invitational Show, The Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary Alta.
- "Carbon Crystal Series" solo exhibit, Galerie Verre D'art, Montreal, P.Q.
1986 - "Sand Paint Series" solo exhibit, Neo Faber Gallery, Toronto, On.
- Group Show, Red Deer College, Red Deer, Alta.
1987 - Group Exhibit, Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis, Ind.
1989 - Group Show, The Glass Gallery, Bethesda, Md.
- Galerie Art et Creations, Lyon, France.
- Beckett Gallery, Hamilton, On.
1990 - Group Show, Rowles and Parham Gallery, Edmonton, Alta.
- Lynda Greenberg Gallery, Ottawa, On.
1991 - "Canadian Glassworks 1970-90" Retrospective, Ontario Crafts Council, Toronto, On.
1992 - Inaugural Exhibit, Canadian Crafts Museum, Vancouver, B.C.
- The Mclaren Art Centre, Barrie, On.
1993 - "Selected Treasures" Touring Exhibit, Taipei Fine Art Museum; Cdn. Embassy,
Tokyo; Hong Kong Museum of Art; Chicago Cultural Center; Cdn. Embassy,
Washington, D.C.; Alberta Crafts Council, Edmonton, Alta.; Art Gallery of Halifax, N.S.
1994 - Claridge House Exhibit, Terminal Three, Toronto, On.
1995 - Group Exhibit, Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo, On.
1997 - West End Gallery, Victoria, B.C.
1998 - Invitational Group Exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Craft, New York, N.Y.
2000 - Group Exhibition, Mother Goose Gallery, Seattle, Wash.
- Group Show, Material Matters Gallery, Toronto, On.
2001 - Invitational Exhibit, Harbourfront Gallery, Toronto, On.
2002 - Studio 21 Fine Art, Halifax, N.S.
- Harrington House Fine Craft Show, Philadelphia, P.A.
2004 - One Man Exhibition, West End Gallery, Victoria, B.C.
- Invitational Group Exhibition, Corcoran Fine Arts, Cleveland, Oh.
2005 - 2 Person Glass Exhibition, Galerie Elena Lee, Montreal, P.Q.
2006 - New work, Solo Exhibit, Material Matters, Toronto, On.
2008 - Glass invitational, West End Gallery, Victoria, B.C.
2009 - 2019 Various Group and Faculty Exhibitions