Born in Quebec, Ghislaine Cole...known as Gigi to her friends... first started into to pottery while living in Montreal. Gigi started there with her hand-building style. Moving to Mississauga, Ontario in 1980, she continued to study through the Mississauga potters guild taking series of classes and many workshops.
Gigi has attended Fusion Arts and Clay Association Conferences with internationally known potters leading the hands on workshop at the conference. She has further studied both
regular stoneware and raku pottery creations.
Gigi has her own studio in McKellar where she continues to pursue excellence in her craft.
Gigi currently resides in McKellar,ON with her husband John Cole.