Catherine Weir

Catherine Weir

Hamilton, ON

Catherine Weir has been a ceramic artist in Hamilton for over twenty years.   She studied at the Dundas Valley School of Art establishing her own studio in 1993.  She has since been recognized in numerous publications and exhibitions for her raku fired pottery and large electric fired decorative vessels receiving the Hamilton Arts Award for Established Artist in Fine Craft in 2013.  In 2009, Stephen Branfman, a well-known American raku artist, chose Catherine’s work for his book ‘Mastering Raku‘, the definitive work on the subject.  Her current work is focused on making utilitarian ware for daily use in the home.  Catherine also taught at the Dundas Valley School of Art and Mohawk College for fifteen years, and was involved in the Mentor Program for the Potters’ Guild of Hamilton and Region.

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