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MEL LUMB

Mel Lumb is a ceramic artist working from a humble home studio in the Sunshine Coast hinterland. Her imprint is natural, earthy, tactile with a modern Zen-aesthetic. While there is a raw feel to each piece, there is also a sense of refined beauty and a practical functionality. Not simply for admiring visually, her creations are assimilated into everyday life. Her inspiration draws upon a mélange of influences from Danish mid-century, Japanese design and the bold confidence of the unique Australian landscape

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"I draw from nostalgic memories of my own childhood and create vibrantly coloured and robustly textured works. I am informed and ispired by TV documenteries, scenic Playstation 1 games, and early cel animation cartoons, I would say, my paintings and sculptures explore pre-millenia aesthatics."