Christine Thacker

A practicing ceramicist since 1974, Thacker worked at Cambridgeshire Pottery, Cambridge, England in 1978, and in 1980 established her own studio in Westmere, Auckland.

In 1992 she took up a residency at the International Ceramics Studio, Kecskemet, Hungary and since then, has gained a significant reputation exhibiting throughout New Zealand, Australia, Japan, England, Germany and Hungary.

As an established practitioner, Thacker is regularly invited to present workshops and act as a selector for competitions in Australia and New Zealand.

She has received many awards, grants and residencies, including the Fletcher Challenge Award, Premier Award NZ Ceramics and Glass XPO. Her work is held in  private, corporate and public collections.


Christine Thacker currently lives on Waiheke Island, where she has worked since establishing her studio there in 1987.

The National Business Review recently listed Christine Thacker as one of the names to consider when investing in applied art. 

For more information about Christine, please contact us at the gallery.