Design by Martha Glenny
"I enjoy the symmetry of returning to the beginnings of my jewellery career to assist a new generation of goldsmiths set out on their beginnings."
Martha Glenny, Professor of Jewellery
Part Time Professors 2004-2007
The following jewellery professionals have joined us to share their expertise with our students.
- Reena Ahluwalia
- Leif Benner
- Pawel Bruszewski
- Michael DaCosta
- Sylvia Gumpesberger
- Van McKenzie
- Ross Morrow
- Annette Vanleeuwen
Martha Glenny has been professionally active as a goldsmith since 1974. Her career ranges over a broad area of the jewellery field including ten years as a self-employed craftsperson; goldsmith for Christain Gaudernack, a well-known Norwegian goldsmith, as well as Canadians Pamela Ritchie, Michael and Paula Letki, and James Bradshaw; an international exhibition career; teaching jewellery and design in workshops and as an Instructor at Nova Scotia College of Art and Design and Nunavut Arctic College.
Martha has a Diploma in Jewellery Arts from George Brown College and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. She was pleased to accept an appointment as Professor at George Brown College in 1996.
"I enjoy the symmetry of returning to the beginnings of my jewellery career to assist a new generation of goldsmiths set out on their beginnings.”
See examples of Martha Glenny's Works (in George Brown Photo Galleries)
Wing-Ki Chan received her education in Hong Kong, United States and Canada. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Fine Arts Degree from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. She had pursued her career as a self-employed jeweller, focusing on one of a kind and limited production work and had exhibited her work in United States and Canada. Her passion in teaching jewellery developed since she was a teaching assistant during her graduate studies. Wing-Ki joined the Jewellery School of George Brown College as a full time professor in 1997.
See examples of Wing-Ki Chan's Works (in George Brown Photo Galleries)
Paul McClure has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in Canada and a Master of Arts from the Nation College of Art and Design in Ireland. He has been a practising goldsmith for over ten years and exhibited work throughout North America and Europe. His work is in many private and public collections including the Barcelona Museum of Decorative Arts, National Museum of Scotland and the Canadian Museum of Civilisation. He came to George Brown College Jewellery School in 2000.
See examples of Paul McClure's Works (in George Brown Photo Galleries)
Katharina Möller has been working as a practicing goldsmith since graduating from George Brown College’s Jewellery Arts and Gemmology programs. She honed her skills working with some of the areas finest goldsmiths and in 1996, she opened her own studio producing custom and wholesale work for shops, galleries and exhibitions. In recognition of her outstanding diamond jewellery designs Katharina has received two prestigious Debeer's Diamond Today Awards. She has recently joined the full time faculty in the Jewellery School.
See examples of Katharina Möller's Works (in George Brown Photo Galleries)
Shona Kearney has been working as a professional goldsmith since 1997, after completing the Jewellery Arts program at George Brown College. She began her professional career working with some of Toronto’s top studio goldsmith and designers, as well as, opening her own studio where she created a range of custom and one of a kind jewellery pieces. Shona’s enthusiasm for teaching brought her back to George Brown College as a part-time instructor in 1999 and she has recently joined Jewellery School as a full-time faculty member.
See examples of Shona Kearney's Works (in George Brown Photo Galleries)
Jennifer Luey earned a Bachelor of Arts with Honours from Trent University. She studied Business Administration and Sociology. Jennifer than pursed a Jewellery Methods diploma from George Brown College, receiving a Birks Award upon graduation. She has been working in the jewellery industry since 1997 and joined George Brown College as Jewellery Technician in 2006.