Eidos Design Studio
Eidos Design Studio

Custom Furniture Resume

Our principal craftsman, Glenn Ward, has been working with fine furniture since the 1970s and has amassed a wealth of experience and expertise.

We're proud to share this brief overview of Glenn's achievements including published articles highlighting Glenn's work and testimonials from satisfied Eidos customers.

Education

Glenn began his training as an apprentice in the 1970s and graduated from formal studies at Sheridan College in 1991. Today, as a practising Craftsman, he continues to refine and hone his art.

1998 - 1991 — Sheridan College, School of Craft and Design, Oakville, Ontario— Studio Major; Furniture Design

Exhibitions

This is a list of the places where Glenn has shown his work. Contact Eidos for the date and location of our next appearance. We look forward to meeting you.

2009 — Muskoka Boat and Cottage Show, Gravenhurst, ON

2009 — Cushion Cottage Gallery, Wilberforce, ON

2009 — Haliburton Cottage Show, Haliburton, ON

2008 — Cushion Cottage Gallery, Wilberforce, ON

2008 — Haliburton Cottage Show, Haliburton, ON

2008 — Grand Lifestyle Show, Kitchener, ON

2007 — Toronto Cottage Show, Toronto, ON

2007 — Highland Art Tour, Haliburton, ON

2007 — Cushion Cottage Gallery, Wilberforce, ON

2007 — Pfeifer Gallery, Wellesley, ON

2007 — Double T Gallery, Waterloo, ON

2007 — Artworks, Kitchener, ON

2006 — Woodstock Wood Show, Woodstock, ON

2006 — Marten's Gallery, Bayfield, ON

2005 — Toronto Home Show, Toronto, ON

2005 — TU Gallery, Edmonton, AB

2004 — Toronto Home Show, Toronto, ON

2002 — One of a Kind Show, Toronto, ON

2000 — The Third Wave: Sheridan Furniture Alumni

1998 — Artworks, Kitchener, ON

1997 — Rotunda Gallery at Kitchener City Hall (one man show)

1997 — Art in The Park, Stratford, ON

1994 — "Eidos, Furniture as Language", The Homer Watson Gallery, Kitchener, ON

1991 — The Woodstock Wood Show, Woodstock, ON

1991 — The Durham Wood Show, Durham, ON

1991 — Sheridan Open House, Oakville, ON

1991 — Burlington Cultural Centre, Burlington, ON, Exhibition desk proposal

1991 — Ontario Art Council Bi-Annual Exhibition – Craft 91

1990 — "Interpretation" Sheridan Open House, Oakville, ON

1989 — Durham Wood Show, Durham, ON

1989 — Sheridan Open House, Oakville, ON

Awards

These awards recognize Glenn as a true artisan whose timeless designs stand out as both enduring and visionary.

2005 — Woodstock Wood Show, Woodstock, ON

1990 — Oakville Mayor's Award for Business and the Arts

Designed and created a display cabinet for The Corporate
Category Award: Juried commission by The Mayor's office in Oakville

Competitions

Glenn has taken part in and won several local and international competitions. His work from these (such as the Walnut Display Case shown in our Gallery) can be used as the basis for your own customized designs.

1997 — Furniture Planet Interior Design Competition, Milan, Italy

1991 — Desk proposal for Burlington Cultural Centre, Burlington, ON

1990 — The Oakville Mayor's Award, Oakville, ON

Publications

These books serve as inspiration and instruction for both aspiring and experienced furniture designers. It is fitting that Glenn's innovative work should be included on their pages.

1998 — The Guild Art For The Wall. Furniture & Accessories, The Designer's Sourcebook # 13

1997 — The Guild Art For The Wall. Furniture & Accessories, The Designer's Sourcebook # 12

1991 — Fine Woodworking: Design Book 6

Reviews

Glenn's distinctive creations have met with glowing reviews from design professionals well-versed in the medium of fine furniture.

View the article: New Notions in Wood and Glass.

View the article: Design, then Function.

2009 — Nov. / Dec. Grand Magazine

2008 — Fall Issue Our Homes pdf file

2007 — Jan./Feb. "Design, Then Function", Carol Jankowski, Grand Magazine, pp. 90 – 91. pdf file

99/02/03 — "Business Plan Takes Shape", Dave Pink, The Record p.F1

97/11/01 — "Crafty Business", Steven Boudreau, Cultural Focus, p.4

97/10/15 — "Designer Sees Potential of Furniture as Art", Ingrid Nielsen, The Record Midweek, p.1

97/10/03 — "Antiques of The Future"' Ingrid Nielsen, The Record, p.A13

97/10 — "Fabricator of Ideas", Jon Rohr, Exchange Magazine, for Business, p.14

90/03/16 — "Mayor Unveils Finalists", Howard Mozel, Oakville Beaver, p.9

Promotions

You can find Eidos successful promotions in these upscale magazines and catalogues.

2008 — Summer Our Homes

2007 — Mar./Apr. Grand Magazine

2006 — Nov. / Dec. Grand Magazine

2006 — Sept. /Oct. Grand Magazine

2006 — Fall Catalogue, The Guild

2006 — Spring Catalogue, The Guild

Online Collections

These online galleries feature exclusive pieces by master artists. To be included with them is a mark of distinction. Glenn is proud to be numbered among their rank.

2005 — www.guild.com

Charity Auctions

2009 — Reach For The Rainbow

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