Born in Montreal, Canada, Martina Lantin received her Bachelor of Art from Earlham College (1996) and her Master of Fine Art from NSCAD University (2009). She has completed residencies at Baltimore Clayworks and Arrowmont School of Art and Craft, and the Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts and taught workshops throughout the United States. Currently, Martina teaches at the Alberta College of Art and Design.
Selected as an Emerging Artist by Ceramics Monthly her work has been recognized in numerous juried and invitational exhibitions. Martina has also published articles in both Studio Potter and Pottery Making Illustrated and was the subject of a feature article in Ceramics Monthly in February, 2014.
Committed to the joys of working in earthenware, Martina creates functional ceramics through thrown and altered forms. The thin layer of white slip serves to accentuate the construction methods and to invite an exploration of the making process.