18K Yellow Gold Articulating Birds Head With Garnet By Peter Sloan Of Masset
Peter Sloan grew up in Calgary and was influenced to become an artist by his grandfather J.D. Turner who founded Canadian Art Galleries. He moved east and graduated from the Ontario College of Art in 1979 with honours and then a 5th year assistantship in the foundry. He worked as a freelance commercial sculptor and continued his ongoing artistic practice. After taking consecutive jewellery courses at George Brown College in Toronto, he started part time teaching, which has continued for over 30 years. In 2012 he received a BFA at Nipissing University and recently completed one year MFA Jewellery and Silversmithing at the Edinburgh College of Art, before transferring to the Alberta University of the Arts in Calgary in MFA Craft Media to finish the degree. He is currently based in Masset on Haida Gwaii where he is teaching and working on setting up Artist-in-Residence program.