© 2019 Claudia Rankin - All Rights Reserved
Claudia Rankin lives and works in Northumberland. Growing up in London, she spent many afternoons as a child exploring the textile and ceramic collections within the Victoria & Albert Museum. This led her to an enduring love of colour, motif, pattern and historical narratives; all of which are encapsulated within her work. Following a Foundation year at Wimbledon School of Art, Rankin studied Fine Art at Canterbury College of Art (1984-1987), before completing an MA in Sculpture at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne (1987-1989). Her work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally. Claudia Rankin is a multi-disciplinary artist who creates visually exciting work which is constantly evolving. Only the heartless would be able to resist Rankin’s pottery. Brightly coloured and a bit wonky, her creations remind me of the best efforts of a gifted yet slightly disturbed child, adorned as they are with a menagerie of animal characters simultaneously innocent and knowing. Hugo Guinness, New York Times T Magazine
photo credit : Kirsty Sumerling
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