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Lotus, a native Texas ceramist, has 26 years of working in clay. She is enthusiastic about sharing the passions of clay through her bodies of work and teaching. She holds a MFA, taught ceramics at University of Houston, along with multiple community colleges, and currently teaches pottery classes at her business Third Coast Clay.
Lotus was the Co-chair for Empty Bowls Houston, served as an Artist in Residence at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, and teaches workshops all over Texas. Lotus’ future goals are to push the awareness, growth, and appreciation for clay in the Houston area through connecting with other artists and education of the history, craft, and concepts of clay.