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Louise van Niekerk
25 years ago I fell for clay. After studying at the Technikon and privately, we relocated to the scenic Midlands Meander in Kwa Zulu Natal to open Aladdin’s-de-light, a Ceramic and Stained Glass Gallery and Studio at Nottingham Road.

I have had work accepted  in the KZN Regionals, CSA Nationals, had a solo exhibition at the Tatham Gallery and several successful joint and solo exhibitions.
My ceramic products range from useful objects in earthenware and stoneware, to more decorative and sculptural smoke fired and Raku pieces. Contrast and balance are key elements.
I teach kids and adult classes and facilitate Corporate Workshops

The wonder of earth and fire and creativity coming together is what inspires me, knowing a thousand years later shards of my imagination will still be around, waiting for someone to pick it up and wonder about the maker…