Tim’s Cirriculum Vitae

Tim De Rose
C/o Wilton Pottery
RR 2
Odessa, Ontario
K0H 2H0
(613) 386-3400

1948 - Born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

1964-1969 - Central Technical School, Toronto. Graduated from Special Arts
Program: Ceramics, Painting, Drawing, Graphics, and Sculpture.


1969-1974 - First studio, Toronto. Part-time production, part-time
teaching, Central Technical School.

 1974-1976 - Adolphustown, Ontario, Full-time production studio, part-time
instructor at St. Lawrence College, Pottery Dept., Kingston.

 1976-to present - Living and working at Wilton Pottery, with wife Diane Creber
(Porcelain Potter). Full-time studio potter working in production stoneware and raku and part-time painter.


1971 - Two person show with Roger Kerslake, “Earth and Fire” an
exploration of material and process, abstract structural and
environmental sculpture, wall panels, and fountains. Canadian
Guild of Potters, Toronto, Ontario.

1976 - Juror and guest lecturer for the first Ontario Potters Association Conference and Show, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.

 1976 - Jurors show with John Reeve, Angela Fina, Ruth McKinley, Roman Barkew, and Harlan House, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.

1977 - Two person show with Diane Creber, “Contrasts”. The Market Gallery, Kingston, Ontario.

1977 - One person show, “Environmental Stoneware”, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.

1978 - One person show,  Ontario Arts Council Grant, Sault College, Sault St. Marie, Ontario.

1981 - One person show, “One-of-a-Kind” McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.

1981 - Invited to participate in a symposium “Clay in Ontario” with guest lecturer Kimpia Nakamura, muralist and architectural sculpture. Sheridan College School of Design, Oakville, Ontario.

1981 to present - Many one and two person shows in the Kingston area and at Wilton Pottery.

1996 - Wall panel commission for the Helen Henderson Library, Amherstview, Ontario. This consists of a triptych or three panels each 2′ x 5′. The panels are set side by side to make a total area of 6’x 5′ plus framing. They are low-relief sculpture in an abstract pattern made of stoneware clay and multi-glazed.

1999 -2000-2001-2002- One person painting show at the Springer Lounge, Grand Theatre, Kingston, Ontario.

2002-Windmills Cafe, Kingston, Ontario, One Person Show, Winter

2000-2001-2002-The Toronto Outdoor Art Show


Teaching and Related Activity:

1969-1974 - Central Technical School, Art Dept. Ceramic Technician, part-time instructor, summer school teacher and night school teacher.

1977, 1978, 1985, 1986 - Haliburton School of Fine Arts, summer pottery teacher.

1975, 1976,  1984 - St. Lawrence College, Kingston, pottery instructor.

1979, 1980 - McArthur College, Queens University, Instructor summer school credit program.

1980 - Georgian College, Barrie, Ontario, Workshop for Arts Program.

1969 to present - Workshops given for almost all the Province of Ontario pottery guilds and pottery associations.

1985, 1986 - Kingfest, Kingston, Ontario. Pottery instructor.

1975 to present - Volunteer teaching in many local schools both primary and secondary.


Royal Ontario Museum, Research, Toronto, Ontario.
Gift to Prince Philip, From the Province of Ontario.
Gift to Mexico, From the Province of Ontario.
Ontario Crafts Council, Permanent Collection.
Central Technical School, Art Dept., Permanent Collection.
Bank of Montreal, Head Office, Toronto, Ontario.
Time Life, Toronto, Ontario.
Georgian College, Art Dept. Permanent Collection, Barrie, Ontario.
Ontario College of Art, Permanent Collection, Toronto, Ontario.
Haliburton College Of Art Collection, Haliburton, Ontario.