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Lana Ruellan

Lana Ruellan Ceramicist
Contact
French, English
Hours:
By appointment only
Phone:
+33 (0)610442451
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Cosmo ceramics

  • • Lana studied ceramics at Namseoul University, Korea
  • • She is able to compose stones with powdered minerals
  • • She takes a mathematical approach to enamel making

Lana Ruellan is a French ceramicist; the freedom of creating with one's hands and the endless possibilities ceramics offers, made her fall for this craft. “I have fun with codes, values to make people think, smile or dream.” After a background in product design, she pursued her studies in Art-Ceramics at Les Arts Décoratifs, in Strasbourg. Lana draws her inspiration from animals, as well as curious and ancient musical instruments. Her technical rigour allows her to break new ground, notably with sculpture and enamel techniques. Lastly, Lana pushed her research to a cosmic dimension. Following the chemical properties of powdered minerals, she is able to compose stones. A surprising project. Committed to share her passion, Lana also works as a ceramic teacher.

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Works

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Dog Vase

The top of this sculptural ceramic vase, sandstone decorated with engobes, glazes and gild detailing, has been adorned with heads of dogs reaching out playfully. Lana Ruellan creates an interplay between the known floral bouquet and the heads of dogs, that at first sight may be confused for blossoming flowers.

Height 20 cm
Diameter 8 cm

Lana Ruellan Ceramicist
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Les Enervés

This ceramic sculpture of a growling dog face is part of Lana Ruellan’s Enervés (annoyed) series. The sandstone dog head has been decorated with englobes, glazes and gilt gold detailing.

Height 7 cm
Length 4 cm

Lana Ruellan Ceramicist
Photo: ©Lana Ruellan
Vase de Garde

This sculptural ceramic vase of a growling or annoyed dog is part of Lana Ruellan’s Enervés (annoyed) series. The sandstone vase has been decorated with englobes, glazes and gilt gold detailing.

Length 45 cm
Width 45 cm
Height 53 cm

Lana Ruellan Ceramicist
Photo: ©Lana Ruellan
Les Gonflés

This sculptural ceramic totem is handcrafted from sandstone and decorated with engobes, glazes and gilt gold details. The totem is built from three sections shaped like comically inflated dogs.

Diameter 7 cm

Lana Ruellan Ceramicist
Photo: ©Lana Ruellan
Concerto for pipes or the national assembly

This sculptural ceramic totem is hand built from sandstone, decorated with englobes, glazes and gilt gold detailing. The totem is built from three ceramic objects, evocative of vases, that have been finished with an instrument like opening, evocative of a reed mouthpiece.

Length 5 cm
Width 5 cm
Height 5 cm

Lana Ruellan Ceramicist

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