Originally from Mexico City, Gracia Isabel is based in Toronto, working as a Ceramic Artist and Pottery Instructor. Currently, she continues developing a body of work which she begun as an Artist in Residence at Medalta, in Medicine Hat, AB.


2021-2022      Medalta International Artists in Residence Program. AB

2021-2022       Chalmers Professional Development Projects Grant. Ontario Arts Council

2019- 2022     Mississauga Potters Guild Mentorship Program by Susan Low-Beer RCA. ON

2019- 2021     Artist in Residence, Mississauga Potters Guild. ON

2018                 Muscle Memory Symposium 2018. The International Ceramic Studio, Kecskemét, Hungary. Artistic Residency.

2017                Craft Ontario Juried Awards. Tuckers Pottery Supplies Clay Supply Grant

The Crafted Dish, A Canadian Cookbookin part. with National Clay Week.

2016                  55 Toronto Outdoors Art Exhibition Outdoors Art Fair, Best of Sculpture

2016                 Clifford Scholarship for outstanding academic achievement

2016                 FUSION technical achievement award

2016                 Craft and Design Graduate Exhibition Best in Show, Sheridan Gallery

2016                 Sheridan Silver Medal of Academic Excellence

2016                 Guard.Me International Scholarship for academic standing

2015                 Medalta International Artists in Residence Program

Summer Residency at the Shaw International Centre for Contemporary Ceramics. AB

2014                 Mississauga Potters’ Guild

4 months Summer Residency. ON



2022                    CONFLUENCE Group Show. Gardiner Museum Shop. ON July 2022

                              AZUL-COLONIAL- BLUE Solo Show. Yuill family Gallery

                              Historic Clay District. Medicine Hat, AB. May-July 2022

2020-2022          MPG mentorship Program with Susan Low-Beer. Exhibition

2019-2021           Mississauga Potters’ Guild Fall Sales

2019                     The Sin Fronteras Monarch Butterfly Project  A Flight Without Boarders.

Gardiner Museum, TO

2019                     The Body has Reason the Reason knows not of. CO, TO

2018                       Muscle Memory.  The Embassy of Canada in Hungary

2017                        Crafting the Future OCAD University. TO

                                 28th Annual Cabbagetown Art & Crafts Sale. TO

                                 56 Toronto Outdoors Art Exhibition Outdoors Art Fair, Nathan Philips Square. TO

2016                        55 Toronto Outdoors Art Exhibition Outdoors Art Fair, Nathan Philips Square. TO

2016                         Sheridan´s Graduate Exhibition. Jonathon Bancroft Snell Gallery, London ON

2016                         Sheridan Arts and Design Graduation Exhibition. Sheridan Gallery, Oakville, ON

2016                          Four by Three Graduate Exhibition. Sheridan Art and Design Graduate Exhibition.

2016                          Curio Graduate Exhibition. Sheridan ceramics. Gardiner Museum. TO.

2016                          Reflections on Culture and Identity. Gardiner Museum. TO. Collaborative Project. Sheridan College, Bead & Read Group and Indigenous Visual Culture Program at OCAD University

2015                          Simple Cup Show 2015. KOBO Gallery, Seattle, WA

2015                          Toronto Outdoors Art Exhibition Outdoors Art Fair. Nathan Philips Square. TO

2015                          Food for Thought. Sheridan College Gallery. Group Show. TO

2015                          Open House Exhibition. Sheridan College Ceramics Studio. TO

2015                          Ceramics Annual Exhibition. Sheridan College Gallery. TO

2014-2016               “Augur’s Mirror”  Gardiner Museum. TO Maiolica platter within the Museum´s Maiolica Collection

2014                          Open House Exhibition. Sheridan College Ceramics Studio. TO

2014                          Ceramics Annual Exhibition. Sheridan College Gallery. TO

1990                          Life Drawing. Museo de Arte Contemporáneo. Mexico City