Lucy studied Ceramics at Wimbledon and Camberwell Art Schools, graduating with a BA Hons in 1996. Her work is both decorative and functional: simple shapes which make sculptural groups."I make vessels on the wheel, using white earthenware clay. My work has for many years been inspired by the still-life paintings of Giorgio Morandi; I strive for the simplicity and quietness conveyed by his pictures of groups of bottles and other vessels. I want my pots to have the same sense of being in family groups, related but non-identical"