Antonio Lampecco is born in Minucciano, Italy in 1932. He moved together with his family in 1949 to Maredsous, Belgium where he acquired the Belgian nationality. In 1962 Lampecco is the head of the ceramic workshop of the Benedictine Abbey of Maredsous. In his work, the focus is on simple bulbous shapes with fabulous glazes. Later Lampecco opens a private studio in Marèdret. He exhibited both at home and abroad in major cities such as Florence, Paris and Lisbon. His ceramics work gave some gold medals. A few works by his hand can be found in the ceramics museum of Andenne. Antonio passed away in Marèdret on August, 10th 2019.
Pictures: Antonio Lampecco, portrait (magazine KERAMIEK, 2007); Antonio Lampecco in his workshop (source Lavenir.net); vase, 1970 (source designmarket); vase (source Wikipedia).