Emma Gerard is a self-described designer and maker of things, a purveyor of glass candy, a thrift store aficionado, crochet obsessed cat lady.
She was a resident artist and instructor in the flameworking studio at the Living Arts Centre in Mississauga where she made her work and taught bead making classes. While in residency she was also awarded an individual craft project grant from the Ontario Arts Council.
Emma decided to further her education and attended NSCAD University, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, where she completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree studying in the jewellery department.
Since returning to Ontario, Emma has continued to create jewellery and build her practice. She has exhibited her work both locally and internationally and can be found at many local craft shows.