John Chalke

John Chalke, "The Magma Was Thinnest at Crowsnest Pass," 2009

Photo: Willock & Sax Gallery

"Directions of His Own" pays tribute to the late John Chalke and his contributions as an artist and educator. Chalke, who taught at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, was renowned for his understanding of glazes, clays and kilns. more


John Richard Chalke passed away on March 27th, 2014 at Rockyview General Hospital. Born in Gloucester UK, in 1940, John was an internationally known artist. more


Chalke first became interested in ceramics in the early ’60s in his native England after he saw an old coal kiln being fired for the last time. more