About

Jolanta Jung was born and educated in Poland, and living in Canada since 1981. She is primarily a ceramic artist, and for the past several years has been experimenting with combining many different materials with clay, such as wood, glass, and leather. Jolanta Jung had been an Artist in Residence at Living Arts Centre since September 2010, and enjoys opportunities to collaborate with her fellow artists from many other disciplines. In the spring of 2012 she took part in the group art show “Betwixt and Between” at the Mississauga Living Art Centre. This show was on display at Terminal 1, Toronto Pearson International Airport until December 2012. In October 2012 she was commissioned to design and sculpt trophies for 2013 Martys Awards.  In April, 2013 she was part of the Living Arts Centre Artists in Residence group show, “Switch”.  In the meantime, her “Coral Reef” series were accepted to be displayed at Toronto University Mississauga Campus until the end of July, 2013.  Her recent work combines glass elements with clay to create unique compositions. In January 2014 her sculpture “All Dressed Up” was accepted in a juried art auction benefitting the Burlington Art Centre, sold for 50% over asking price. In February 2014, the sculpture “Summer Girl” won second place in the Visual Art Centre Valentine’s Day members competition. Then in March, 2014 she took part in The Living Arts Centre Artists in Residence exhibition “Overhaul”, which was later exhibited at Burlington Community Centre, QEBCC from the end of May until June 20. In May of 2014, she submitted the sculpture “Blue Bird” for a juried art auction to benefit the Oakville Art Society. In March 2015 she took part in the Living Arts Centre Artists in Residence exhibition “Shelf Life”. In the Spring 2015, her sculpture “Coral Reef 2” was accepted to a juried Art Show  organized by the Oakville Art Society.