Canadian Sculptures' Society

Maryon Kantaroff

Maryon Kantaroff, born to Bulgarian immigrant parents, grew up and was educated in Toronto, majoring in Piano at the Royal Conservatory of Music and in Art and Archaeology at the University of Toronto. She was assistant Curator at the Art Gallery of Ontario and a recepient of a Canada Council Grant, with post graduate studies in American Ethnology at the British Museum in London. In addition she has been an Art for the British Broadcasting, Eastern Europe Broadcasting and a freelance sculptor with the British Broadcasting Corporation and Independant Television.Maryon Kantaroff is a founding member of Toronto New Feminists and is a passionate public speaker, both as a feminist and an art historian. She established the Art Foundry, casting bronze sculptures for herself as well as other artists. She has exhibited extensively in England, Europe, Canada and the United States, including solo exhibitions in London, Milan and Munich. She has completed many large corporate and enviromental sculpture commissions, including the Canadian Embassy in Tokyo. Her sculptures range in size from monumental to very small and include limited edition jewellery.Her works are sensual, aesthetic, and her powerful forms evoke images of human origins.




SSC Member Since: 2004