Catherine was born in Ypres in 1966 and grew up[ in the north of France.She studied ceramics at the Sint-Lucas Institute Ghent where she graduated in 1989. From 1989 until 1996 she worked as a freelance ceramics (designer) for companies like Domani and several design stores in Belgium. japan, France and Netherlands. Her work was shown at several exposotions. She put her career as a ceramicist on hold during the 9 years she worked as an assisntant modern arts. In 2007 she resumed her ceramic work and opened a ceramic studio under the name 'Catherine Lovatt'. Her specialty are porcelain vases, objects and combinations with other materials. From 2008 on she restarted as a freelance ceramicist and designed or companies such as Serax and Belgoflor.