Pierre Casenove

Pierre Casenove was born in Céret in 1943.
Student of the famous ceramist Bernadette Lhote, he stayed in the 1960s at La Borne where he met ceramists of the time. He will settle near the village from 1980 to 1989.

High temperatures wood furnace construction at 20 years old,
Creation of several workshops and furnace constructions until 1990,
Anaguama (or dragon furnace) in his Jura workshop are not published. The ceramics presented at the OAK gallery. The use of anagama makes it possible to obtain impressive results on the terracotta without using enamels thanks to the peculiarities of the oxidations and reductions in such an oven. An intense cooking (1350 °) but slow since it lasts 4 days and 4 consecutive nights with permanent risk, to lose several months of work in case of negligence.

Collaboration with several major brands of the ceramic industry,
(Jars, among others, since 1994),
Exhibited at the Exante Gallery in Rome (paintings and objects) from 1990 to 2001,
Exhibitions at the Bensimon gallery (2016) and the school gallery (2017) in Paris.

Pierre Casenove is currently represented by MERCI in Paris.