"The characters which I create in clay are born as I build them, springing from my fingers as I model them.. its as if they spring from my fantasies, from my dreams and become little humans telling me back stories of their own… it seems the characters create themselves."
Rachel London Katz, born 1947, lives in Ramat-Gan, a suburb of Tel Aviv, Israel.
She is a graduate of the Bezalel Academy of Art in Jerusalem in the Fine Arts department, specializing in sculpture and was elected to the Association of Painters and Sculptors in 1973. Pursued post-graduate studies in puppet theatre and film at Tel Aviv University. Studied jewelry modeling at Omanit school of metal crafts.
A member of the Association of Ceramicists since 1998.
Has exhibited her work at the Chelouche 30 Gallery in Neve Tzedek, and in 1998 had there a one-man show, 'Human Material'.
Participated in the Ceramics Biennale in the Eretz Israel Museum in October 2000. Exhibited a one-man show in the Jerusalem Theatre in November 2001.
Finalist in the Alexis de Rothschild Competition in December 2001
Work included in the permanent collection of Cebiko Ceramic Museum, Icheon, Korea: Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv Israel
"Lilliput Ceramics" group exhibit, Zagreb, Croatia 2007
Commendation--International Jewish Artists of the Year Award, London Jewish Museum of Art 2007
Group exhibit "A Woman's bag", Gallery on the Lake, Raanana