Mariel Jayne Waddell is an award-winning glass artist. She graduated
from Hot Glass Forming at Sheridan College School of Craft and Design. In
2005 she received the Betty Kantor Award and the Summer Residency
Scholarship from the Harbourfront Center in Toronto. In 2006 she received
the Don Lee Award and an Honorable Mention for the 2006 Sheridan
Mariel was born in Trinidad and has lived in other tropical countries such
as Barbados and Costa Rica. The experience of living in these countries
has become the foundation of her inspiration. Using molten hot glass bits
Mariel sculpts and captures pieces of the oceans reefs and currents onto
her vessels. Currently Mariel is co-owner and glassblower at the Kingston
Glass Studio & Gallery in Kingston, Ontario. Mariel’s work can be found in
galleries, public collections, private collections and museums, across North
America and other parts of the world.
Mariel Jayne Waddell is represented by Sandra Ainsley Gallery, located in Toronto, the leading contemporary glass art gallery in Canada.