Francis Muscat and Mark Puigmarti’s artistic collaboration has resulted in the creation of unique glass and metal sculptures. They have their own individual style, design aesthetic, and decades of experience. 

In an effort to spark creativity, experiment and explore innovative techniques and ideas, they merged their talents in an exciting partnership they call, ‘Puigcat.’

Frances Muscat has worked with glass for more than three decades. He was born in Malta in 1955, emigrated to Canada and studied design at Georgian College in 1975. He also took drawing at Three Schools of Art, glass at the Ontario College of Art and metal fabrication for sculptors at the Ontario College of Art. He has had numerous solo and group exhibitions in Ontario. The recipient of numerous awards, Muscat also teaches at the Uxbridge Arts Collective in Ontario and Durham College in the Fine Arts Department. His work including several commissions is held in both private and public collections in Ontario.

Mark Puigmarti has been forging metal for twenty-five years. He studied Architectural Technology at Centennial College and attended numerous blacksmithing and design workshops in North America. He owns Sparks Will Fly Forge Blacksmith Shop in Port Perry, Ontario. 

Puigmarti has participated in a number of group exhibitions and created numerous public art commissions including forging the Larry O’Brien Trophy for the Raptors. His work can be found in many private collections in Canada, the U.S. and Britain.