Charles Bronfman’s Claridge Collection Auction: Part V: Decorative Arts
April 21, 2015
height 5.25" — 13.3 cm., diameter 19" — 48.3 cm.
incised signature and dated 87
John Borrowman studied ceramics at Wilton Pottery and apprenticed under Robin Hopper at Georgian College. He moved to Alberta in 1975 where he shared workspace with Tony Bloom at Stonecrop Studios for several years. In 1980, Borrowman relocated to Sorrento, British Columbia, where he opened Notch Hill Pottery Studio until 1985, when he returned to Canmore, Alberta. In 1991, he established a new studio called of Cabbages & Kings, which he now runs with his daughter Katie. He has also been involved in the political scene of Canmore, where he has been mayor since 2012.
Selected Corporate, Private and Public Collections
Claridge Collection, Montreal, QC
John Borrowman video
Purchased directly from the artist