Employment History

Teacher & Presenter

Instructor in beginner, intermediate, and advanced pottery techniques and functional design, including glaze technology and mould making. Conducted workshops in Raku, Throwing, Mould Making, Production and Industrial Techniques, Decorative Techniques, Functional Design, and Display and Sales.

Classes & Workshops

Lambton College – Professor of Ceramics

The London Association for Disabled Adults, Hutton House
 – designed moulds/block and case, produced and finished several lines of slip cast stoneware.
Fanshawe Continuing Education
University of Western Ontario Artifex Studio
London Potters Guild – studio technicians
Stratford Clay Supply – manufactured and repaired electric kilns

St. Clair College and Thames Cultural Centre – summer week long intensive workshop in Raku and Alternative Surfaces

John Bergen Studios – produced slip cast ware
Dundee Pottery – numerous classes on slip decoration, printing on clay, raku, etc.

CHATHAM, SARNIA, BRAMPTON, SIMCOE, AURORA, PETERBOUROUGH, OTTAWA, BAI D’URFE, Q.C., LONDON and HAMILTON, Metchosin International Summer School for the Arts – presentations and workshops on slip decoration, slip transfers, and printing on clay.

Business Owner

Operator of Chris Snedden Pottery Studio. Thirty year ongoing history of producing original, functional, decorative pottery and sculpture. Pottery has been sold as retail, wholesale, consignment, and commission through gift shops, galleries, exhibitions and at studio.