A wonderful local potter and NSCAD faculty member Joan Bruneau was recently named the 2009 recipient of the Established Artist Recognition Award from the Nova Scotia Arts and Culture Alliance. The award, valued at $5000.oo, was announced at the annual Creative Nova Scotia Gala, held in Yarmouth on October 24.
Joan has spent the past fifteen years developing an international and national career. She is an inspiring teacher an innovative studio potter and an influential mentor. Her studio and gallery in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia have flourished for the past fifteen years.
We here at the fire-hall wish Joan all the best over the coming years and offer her a much hearty congratulations for this well deserved honor.