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Lucinda Mudge is a South African artist who lives and works in Keurboomstrand, near Plettenberg Bay. After completing her fine arts degree (BAFA) at the University of Cape Town in 2001, she lived and worked in England, before returning to South Africa.

Primarily working in the medium of ceramics, her work explores notions around narrative art.

Paying homage to the Staffordshire slipware potters of the 17th century, and working with reference to the decorative arts and art historical sources, her surfaces are richly textured with designs marked into the clay, which is then followed by the process of honey glazing that traditionally accompanies slip work. Her studio is filled with her sketchbooks and ceramic reference books and together these form the inspiration for her work.

Combining the old and the new in a body of work that…

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  • Female
  • Born on March 3
  • Joined December 13, 2008

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Clay, Slip

About

Lucinda Mudge is a South African artist who lives and works in Keurboomstrand, near Plettenberg Bay. After completing her fine arts degree (BAFA) at the University of Cape Town in 2001, she lived and worked in England, before returning to South Africa.

Primarily working in the medium of ceramics, her work explores notions around narrative art.

Paying homage to the Staffordshire slipware potters of the 17th century, and working with reference to the decorative arts and art historical sources, her surfaces are richly textured with designs marked into the clay, which is then followed by the process of honey glazing that traditionally accompanies slip work. Her studio is filled with her sketchbooks and ceramic reference books and together these form the inspiration for her work.

Combining the old and the new in a body of work that is intended to seem timeless in appearance, each piece has a title worked into the decorative relief. These titles are intended to simplify the viewing process and it is this very simplicity to which the artist is attracted.

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