Cathy Lu



Cathy Lu is an artist and arts educator based in San Francisco since 2008. She received her BA + BFA from Tufts University in 2007, and her MFA in Ceramics and Sculpture from the San Francisco Art Institute in 2010. Through using ceramics, painting, and sculpture, her work references traditional Chinese art imagery and presentation in order to explore ideas of cultural identity and authenticity.

Since 2010, she has taught ceramics classes at the San Francisco Art Institute, Alice Fong Yu Alternative School, Root Division, Richmond District Neighborhood Center, Interlochen School for the Arts, and The Crucible. More information and images of her work can be seen at This will be Cathy's first year teaching through Leap.