Lemaître, Pierre

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Carteret (Manche)
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Pierre Lemaître is born in Carteret (Manche) on February 14, 1951. Pierre did as a senior technician in chemistry 12 years research work for the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in Paris and then attended the National Conservatory of Arts and Crafts from 1971 to 1975. As a ceramicist he is self-taught. He opens his workshop in Sèvres in 1978. Since 1976, Pierre Lemaître is teacher in the ceramic Department of the École Supérieure des Arts appliqués Duperré in Paris. Here he meets Marie-Do ((Marie-Dominique), his future partner. From 1983 to 1985, he is assistant in the experimental workshop of research and creation of the manufactory of Sèvres and 1985 to 1987, he is lecturer at the regional school of the fine arts of Mâcon. Pierre Lemaître is involved in all the broad field of contemporary ceramics, curator of exhibitions, trainer and professional tour, Director of events, etc. He works both in grès and porcelain and uses almost exclusively of high temperature glazes and fire them mainly in reduction, gas (Info partly from: ceramics-contemporary - sevres .fr).

Pictures: Pierre Lemaître and Marie-Do, about 1985 (source Terres de France); 3 vazes, around 1985 (source Terre de France).



  • Voragen, Thei and Maria Adams with  texts by Yvonne Brunhammer, Pierre Lemaître, Claude Mollard, Hein Severijns, Terres de France, Quelques visages céramique / Aspecten van hedendaagse Franse keramiek, book with travelling exhibition in Venlo, Amsterdam, Drachten, Höhr-Grenzhausen, Hasselt, Mâcon, 1986/1987.