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Breaking the Mould

The Big Idea

June 2020

At the moment, Lucas is enjoying an unusual degree of freedom to allow the process to go where it will, enabled by her being awarded the 2019 Creative New Zealand Craft/Object Fellowship, worth $100,000.

It gives her the means to concentrate on her work for two years without worrying about income, as she prepares for a major exhibition at the Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu, pencilled in for August 2022.

The exhibition – about half survey and half new works produced through the Fellowship - will be the first-ever solo show by a ceramicist at the CAG.

 Read more on The Big Idea.

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