Claudia Luque

About Claudia

Claudia's work is inspired by her travels and open exploration - she is always trying new techniques, glazes and firing methods including hand building, throwing and slip casting and also uses different firing techniques including Raku which she enjoys the most. 

Working in ceramics started as a hobby but now Claudia is dedicated to creating and exhibiting her ceramic work, and she also teaches pottery to small groups of adults in her studio in North London.


My Work

As a marketeer born in Colombia, I have lived and travelled in many counties around the world and it is the variety of cultures and art that has inspired me to work in ceramics. I have spent the last 14 years learning and exploring ceramic techniques and now I am dedicated to create and exhibit my ceramic work.I love to work with clay as it allows me open exploration. I am always trying new techniques, glazes and firing methods and I have an open way of thinking which comes from being in contact to multiple cultures both by living in London and also for my extensive travelling. I use a variety of techniques including hand building, throwing and slip casting and I also use different firing techniques being Raku the one I enjoy the most.

Pottery Lessons

Claudia now offers pottery classes for adults suitable for all abilities. The lessons cover a variety of hand-building techniques including pinch pots, coiling, slab-work, working with press-moulds and modelling, as well as learning the principals of throwing and the wheel.

Membership

Claudia is a member of the following artist groups:

Exhibitions

  • 2019 El Nogal Bogota - Delicate Nature
  • 2019 Burgh House – Delicate Nature
  • 2019 Primavera Exhibition at Barbican Library, London
  • 2019 East Finchley Open Artists House
  • 2019 Hampstead Garden Suburb Art Fair
  • 2018 East Finchley Open Artists Winter Fair
  • 2018 Chelsea Art Society Exhibition
  • 2018 Designer Crafts Summer Exhibition
  • 2018 East Finchley Open Artists House
  • 2018 Hampstead Garden Suburb Art Fair
  • 2018 Arboretum at Stephen House & Museum
  • 2018 London Potters Local Studio Pottery Fair, Normansfield Theatre
  • 2017 Burgh House Christmas Fair
  • 2017 Reflections at Ply Gallery, Hornsey
  • 2017 East Finchley Art Festival
  • 2017 East Finchley Open Artists House
  • 2017 Alyth Craft Fair
  • 2016 EFOA Breaking Boundaries, Hornsey Library
  • 2016 EFOA Made in Finchley
  • 2016 Art & Artefact
  • 2016 Highgate Woods Community Day
  • 2016 East Finchley Open, Open House
  • 2015 East Finchley Open Christmas Fair

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