Functional stoneware pottery handmade in Halifax, Nova Scotia



Anne Pryde is a professional potter working from her home-based studio in Hatchet Lake Nova Scotia. A graduate of NSCAD University, She has been working in clay since 2006. Anne has been employed as a studio assistant for Wareshana Pottery and Nova Terra Cotta Pottery.  She has taught pottery and drawing in Halifax and has mentored international students for the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts.

Works by Anne have been exhibited at private and public galleries.
Her recent work can be found in a variety of galleries and gift shops in Atlantic Canada. A complete list of shops can be found here

Artist Statement

My work is influenced by agricultural crops and practices with a focus on their impacts in rural communities.

Artist CV

2004 Bachelor of Fine Arts, NSCAD University
1999-2001 Mount Saint Vincent University (Bsc)


2013                  Guest Juror, Halifax Crafters Society

2010-2012       Drawing instructor, Prospect Road Community Centre

2008-2010       Professional Artists in the Schools, Visual Arts Nova Scotia

2006-2008       Administrative Assistant, Nova Scotia Designer Crafts Council

2006-2007       Pottery Instructor, Northcliffe Community Centre

2006                Pottery Assistant, Nova Terra Cotta Pottery

2005-2006       Ceramics Technician, Nova Scotia Center for Craft and Design

2004-2006       Pottery Assistant/Retail Manager, Wareshana Pottery


2013    Group Exhibition, Pottery Presence 4, Swoon Fine Art Gallery, Hammonds Plains Nova Scotia

2006    Group Exhibition, NSCAD Student and Alumni New Works, Argyle Fine Art Gallery, Halifax Nova Scotia

2005    Group Exhibition, NSCAD Graduating Class 2005, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax Nova Scotia

2004    Solo Exhibition, Structural Integrity, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax Nova Scotia

2003    Group Exhibition, NSCAD Ceramic Show and Sale, NSCAD Ceramic Department (Morris Tea Building) Halifax Nova Scotia

2002    Solo Exhibition, Untitled, The Closet Gallery, Halifax Nova Scotia


Film and Creative Industries Nova Scotia September 2014

Flinn, Sean “Guys Get Pinned” The Globe and Mail (Canada) 3 Mar. 2007: L6 Print

Demaresq, T.C. “Shop Talk” The Coast (Halifax) 6 Oct. 2005: web. 30 Apr 2014


2014    Mentorship Program, Emerging Artist Critiques, National Council on Education For the Ceramic Arts, Milwaukee, WI March 20


2015-Present Halifax Crafters Society, Board of Directors (member at large)

2015-Present Nova Scotia Designer Crafts Council, Board of Directors (member at large)

2013-2014       Peggy’s Cove Area Festival of the Arts, Board of Directors

2005-2011       Halifax Crafters Society, Founding member and event organizer

2011-2014       Ecology Action Centre Garden Party, Chair of organizing committee

2004-2013      Ecology Action Centre, Board of Directors

2008                Between the Issues magazine, Editor

2001-2004      The Khyber Centre for the Arts, Volunteer


Halifax Crafters Society, Halifax NS

National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, Erie CO, USA

Nova Scotia Design Craft Council, Halifax NS (Juried Status Member as of May 2014)

Nova Scotia Potters Guild, NS

Visual Arts Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS