Diane Martin Lublinski

Artist Statement

My ceramic work is defined by my love of the human form. A childhood love of fantasy finds its way into my work. I express the absurdity of life while drawing influence from unexpected sources like the lyrics of music and nursery rhymes.
I have a clear vision of a finished piece before I start. With this idea in mind I immediately get started with a combination of wheel thrown pieces, coils and slabs. I alter by pinching, cutting and adding clay until my idea emerges. 
My pieces are decorated with colored slips and underglazes while still wet and then fired to 1830°. Adding pigmented washes and glazes for my next firing to 2232°. My final firing with 24k gold lustre completes the process.


Diane was born in New York City and grew up in South Florida where she continues to make her home. Born of Cuban Spanish parents gave her a rich multi cultural upbringing.  She has developed a signature style of creating whimsical ceramic sculptures defined by her love of the human form.  Over the course of Diane’s career in clay she has participated in over 300 juried exhibitions and accumulated over 200 awards and accolades.  In 2009 she was juried into the National Association of Women Artist, the oldest fine art organization of women artist’s in the U.S.  Diane is represented by 6 galleries scattered through Florida, California and North Carolina.  Her work is included in private art collections throughout the U.S.