THE OWNERS

Mina Allen

Jewellery Designer & Gemmologist (FCGmA)

 

Mina has over 30 years working with the public & interacting with people from all walks of life. She believes in the imagination by bringing jewellery concepts & ideas to life.

She worked for the bank in downtown Toronto, owned a jewellery store in Mexico, worked for non-profit organisations, charities, managed retail stores, & went to College to get her 2 diplomas in Jewellery (Goldsmith) & Gemmology.  MW Artists was the dream.

It is a place where people can trust their family heirloom is being cared for, respected & see the making process of their jewellery design.  Made personal for their celebration in life.

William Allen

Ceramic Artist

William started throwing on the wheel at 12.  He practiced  everyday and read the books Hamada and Leach wrote,  At 19 he went to George Brown Collage for 2 years to study ceramics (diploma)

In the next 35 years he taught the art of pottery and sculpture in studios throughout the GTA and beyond.

He was also a taxi driver, a drywall taper, and a bus / subway operator for the TTC.  In January 2019 Mina and William opened a place of refuge for artists who want to explore and improve their skills and knowledge.  It’s called MW ARTISTS.

 

OUR CUSTOMERS ARE SAYING!

5/11/20

Attention to detail, professional, so very pleased with the end result!!

4/11/20

William was very friendly and knowledgeable. Thank you for such a great session!

24/10/20

Artists have a home with William and Mina

17/10/20

Great, as always!

9/10/20

Earrings hand made by Mina are beautiful! Thank you Mina!

3/10/20

This place is awesome. I asked for a personal piece to be done and they were great. I can never say how special they are to me and the beautiful work they do.

12/9/20

As always a very enjoyable time

19/8/20

Wednesday session worked well today

19/6/20

Looking forward to pottery time.

23/3/20

I was just on time to get some clay and paint, thank you.

sorry you have to close down!

6/3/20

Nice to see more new students joining you!

14/2/20

Sorry I messed up the clay at the wheel!

But my painted plate is wonderful!

8/2/20

great class!