Lucht Studios, LLC
Jennifer E. Lucht
Figurative Clay Sculpture
Forest for the Trees
Handbuilt stoneware clay sculpture carved with an intricate leaf pattern, pierced and finished with stains.
25"H x 12"W x 9"D
Hand made stoneware clay wall hanging with the feathers of a bird, she soars on the wind.
18"H x 13"W x 2"D
Sold - Similar available by commission $200
Handbuilt terra cotta sculpture.
Dreaming of far off places.
9"H x 7"W x 8"D
Group of three handbuilt terra cotta sculptures.
Three lyrical beauties meant to provide inspiration.
16"H x 8"W x 7"D
SOLD- similar available three for $250
Hand made stoneware clay wall hanging in a bright springtime color
20.5"H x 15"W x 3"D
SOLD- similar available by commission $200
I am inspired by the depth and breadth of the clay tradition in the southwest. The tradition of hand-built work and the spiritual nature of the craft speak directly to the way in which I create my own sculpture.
Each sculpture is individually hand-built and one of a kind. I work in the medium of clay, an ancient material bound intrinsically to the earth from which it originates. By its very nature, it lends itself to the organic way in which I work. Each piece seems to evolve naturally from conception to completion. I begin with an idea, an emotion, an abstract concept, or a descriptive word or phrase. As the piece grows, my original concept evolves, solidifies, or in some cases, changes completely.
My work harkens back to the ancient form of goddess sculpture, yet I feel that it is also thoroughly modern. I see my figures as archetypes rather than individuals. They are celebrations of the flowing curves of the female form. They are the embodiment of basic feelings and universal truths. In this way, they are meant to be symbolic of the intangible rather than representative of the tangible. They are the iconic expressions of my ideas and emotions.
Shows, Awards, Articles
New Mexico Arts and Crafts Fair
Albuquerque New Mexico
2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010
received "Merit Award" 2002
received "Purchase Award" 2006
Ruidoso Art Festival
Ruidoso New Mexico
2005, 2006, 2007
GO! Downtown Albuquerque Arts Festival
Downtown, Albuquerque New Mexico
2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
New Mexico Wine Festival at Bernalillo
Bernalillo New Mexico 2001
Southwest Arts Festival
Albuquerque New Mexico 2000
Juried and Invitational Shows
Invitational Show of Masks 3
Frutchey Gallery Albuquerque New Mexico
New Fisher Gallery
Albuquerque NM 2004
Faces of Woman
Las Vegas Arts Council, Las Vegas New Mexico 2001, 2002, 2003
Awarded Best 3D 2002
New / Nudes
ORO Fine Art Gallery, Albuquerque New Mexico 2003
Into the Fire
Cooper Fine Art Gallery, Albuquerque New Mexico 2003
Benefit for Project Share at Coyote Clay School
November 28, 2003
Review of "New / Nudes"
November 2, 2003
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