Passion and a vivid imagination are clearly evident in the work of Lubna Chowdhary. Her pieces exude a rare beauty which combines traditional craft techniques with contemporary colour combinations, abstract motifs and graphic line.
These hand crafted pieces display a painterly quality that tests the limitations of glazing and demonstrate an intuitive sense of colour, texture and composition.
A graduate of the Royal College of Art and a Jerwood nominee, with an impressive portfolio of commissions, Lubna brings a fresh approach and a new aesthetic to ceramics.
Chowdhary's strikingly beautiful glazes are blended in her studio, and painted in multiple layers onto tiles of various dimensions and textures. Each tile is then taken through numerous firings, before it is ready to take its place in a meticulously considered composition.
Bachelor of Arts: 3D Design: Wood, Metal and Ceramics.
First Class Honours. Manchester Polytechnic
Master of Arts: Ceramics and Glass. Royal College of Art. London
1999 London Institute Research Award
100% Design/ Crafts Council Bursary
1998 British Council Exhibitions Grant
1996 London Arts Board Award
1992 Crafts Council Setting-up Grant
1990 The Sir Eduardo Paolozzi Travel Award
2008 Yorkshire Sculpture Park
2007 Urban Field. Devon Guild of Craftsmen
2005 The Beautiful Script. London
2004-05 Import Export, British Council Touring Exhibition.
2004 ‘Obsession with Detail’ Foundation, Bernadaud, Limoges, France.
‘Inside Outside’, Contemporary Applied, Arts London
2003 ‘Open’, The Triangle Gallery, London
2002 ‘Sense of Occasion’, Touring Show
‘Pattern’, Crafts Council
2001-02 Touring Show
2001 ‘Jerwood Prize Exhibition’, Crafts Council, London
‘Acknowledged Sources’, Hastings Museum
2000 ‘Spacecraft’, Bluecoat Design Centre, Liverpool
‘British Ceramics 2000DK’, Denmark
1999 Nancy Sachs Gallery, U.S.A.
1997 Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh,
1996 Craftworks, Barbican Centre,
1995 Out of this World, Crafts Council, London,
1994 The Melting Pot, Tate Gallery, St. Ives, Cornwall
2007 Tesco/Slough Council. Slough
2006 Haringey Council, London
2005 Park Hotel, Delhi, Conran Design
2005 Schenk Hampton . U.S.A.
2004 Athenaeum Hotel, London
2004 Priors Court School
2004 St Georges Hospital, London
The Drumcroon Arts Centre, Wigan
Cartwright Hall, Bradford
Mead Gallery, Warwick
Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead
Abingdon Museum, Oxfordshire
- CAA Exhibitions
- Current Exhibition
- Coming Soon