Avadon Pottery Studio
3172 Balfour Ave.
Victoria, BC V9A 1S1
Tobias Tomlinson has been a working potter for 35 years.
He has a degree in Fine Arts from the University of Calgary. Some of his instructors include Harlan House, Hal Reigger, Jack Sures, Marilyn Levine, Roy Kiyooka, Santos Mignosa and Leopold Foulem.
Tobias was a member of the Jam Factory Pottery Collective in Nelson, B.C. in the 1970’s. He has been involved in numerous shows from Creative Jugs & Teapots, to the BC in a Box Project which travelled throughout B.C.
He was one of the founding members of the Island Artisans Association and the Gallery of Artisans Co-operative (GoA). He is an active member of the arts community. In 2006 & 2007, he received Honorable Mention Awards at the “Look Show” presented by the Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria.