Claudia Lis

Born1969
Education
2011‘Japanese Ceramics’ Master classes led by English ceramicist Lisa Hammond and Japanese ceramicists Ken Matsuzaki and Rizu Takahashi, Kigbeare Studios, Devon
2007‘Large Scale Work’ Master class led by ceramicist Svend Bayer, Aberystwyth Arts Centre
2006‘Professional Development Forum’ organized by Crafts Council of England, West Dean College
2003Glaze Technology Seminar led by Ian Currie, Stuttgart, Germany
2001‘Nordic Network’ (Training and Project Work for young Graduates), Ceramic Centre Guldagergard, Denmark
1993-96Ceramics Apprenticeship and ‘German Chamber of Crafts Examination’ to obtain ‘Gesellenbrief’, Stuttgart, Germany
Awards
2012Development Grant (Window Gallery Project), Welsh Assembly Government
2010Exhibition Grant (Attendance at ‘Ceramic Art London’, Royal College of Art), MWMG/Welsh Assembly Government
2009Awarded ‘Highly Commended’ in ‘Welsh Artist of the Year’ competition, St. David’s Hall, Cardiff
2007Best In Show, Grand Designs Magazine
2006Research Trip Grant (Market Research in New York), UKTI
2005Project Grant, Arts Council Wales
Export Award (New York), UKTI & Crafts Council of England
2004Start-Up Grant/ Enterprise Award (Launch of own Studio), Powys County Council & Welsh Development Agency
1997Travel Bursary (U.K. Placement), Leonardo Da Vinci Scheme, EU
Recent exhibitions
2013Collect, Saatchi Gallery, London
2009-13Ceramic Art London, Royal College of Art, London, annually
2012Clay 19, Woodbury Studio & Gallery, Devon
Made by Hand, Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, South Wales
Launch of Window Gallery, Claudia Lis Studio, Wales
Claudia Lis Showcase & Touring Exhibition, Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre/National Eisteddfod, Wales
2011-12Ceramics in the City, Geffrye Museum London, annually
2009-12Welsh Artist of the Year Competition, Group Exhibition, St. David’s Hall, Cardiff, annually
Welsh Ceramics – now!, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, annually
2011Endangered Species, Solo Exhibition, The Old Bell Museum
Claudia Lis, Solo Exhibition at International Ceramics Festival Aberystwyth, Aberystwyth Arts Centre
Oxford Ceramics Fair’, St. Edwards School Oxford
2010Ceramics by Claudia Lis, Solo Exhibition, Brook Street Gallery, Hay-on-Wye
Roundhouse Exhibition, Group Exhibition, Roundhouse Designer Kitchens, London
2009Stilton Solo Exhibition, The Old Bell Museum, Wales
20-20 Show, Solo Exhibition, Gallery Twenty-Twenty, Shropshire
New Member: Claudia Lis, Solo Show, Contemporary Ceramics, London
2009The Welsh Table Touring Exhibition to Smithsonian Institute, Washington U.S.A./Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Ruthin Craft Centre Gallery/ Wales Arts International
2008Art Exchange Arlington >=< Cwmbran, Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, Wales & Lee Arts Centre, Virginia, USA
2007In the Window Solo Exhibition, Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool
Canary Wharf Window Galleries Solo Exhibition, London
2006Catalyst Group Exhibition, Ruthin Craft Centre Gallery
2005-2009Origin, Somerset House, London
Publications
2012Feature ‘Das Nuetzliche mit dem Schoenen/ Beauty & Functionality’ in ‘Art Aurea’ (German Applied Arts Magazine) by Walter Lokau, October
Feature by Tony Birks in ‘Ceramics Art & Perception’ (American Ceramics Magazine), June
‘The Ceramics Book’ (UK Directory), by B. Kemske
2010/2011‘Period Living’ Magazine and ‘House & Garden’ Magazine
2010Recommendation by ‘Sunday Times’; ‘Financial Times’ article ‘Glaze of Glory’, 4-page feature about Contemporary Celadon Ceramics
‘Eye and Hand’, 4-page feature by Philip Hughes in ‘Ceramic Review’, 242
2009Inclusion in ‘Ceramic Review’ article by Andy Christian
‘Craft Potters Association’ Publication: New Member’s Feature
2007‘Grand Designs Magazine’ October Issue
‘Canary Wharf Magazine’ (Issue 20) covering Claudia’s exhibition in the Canary Wharf Window Galleries, London

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