Claudia Reese lives and works in Austin, Texas, US. She holds an MFA from Indiana University and has run her business, Cera-Mix Studios since 1980. She has exhibited nationally (highlights include the Everson Museum, the Renwick Gallery [Smithsonian], American Craft Museum, San Antonio Museum, National Museum of Ceramic Art, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Art Expo: Chicago, Kimbell Art Museum, Irving Arts Center, Laguna Gloria Art Museum (Austin), Arlington Art Museum, San Angelo Museum; as well as many private galleries and university galleries) and internationally (Canada, Paris, Tokyo, Jingdezgen, People’s Republic of China). She has been included in Who’s Who in the World and Who’s Who in America since 2001 and has had her work included in many anthologies (The Best of Pottery I & II, Sculpting in Clay, A Century of Sculpture in Texas, Contemporary Crafts in the World, Fifty Texas Artists, and Contemporary American Women Sculptors).
She has taught in universities and conducted numerous visiting artist workshops and lectures. Her work is included in many private and museum collections and she has done numerous commissions for both private and public spaces, including the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, Southeast Community Library; Seay Building, University of Texas; Westbank Library and the Carver Museum, Austin, IBM, Texas State University and the City of Austin. She is a founding member of Art of the Pot, an annual pottery tour and sale in Austin. Reese was recently invited to the International Center for Ceramics in Kecskemet, Hungary and spent two weeks there in residency. Cera-Mix.com