VALERIA FLORESCANO, Mexico
Valeria Florescano lives in Mexico City. Her former education as a designer and her belonging to a family of historians have been crucial to her development and work with glass since she first experimented with this material years ago. Her work places art, craft, industry and tradition in parallel to understand the complexity of today’s hybrid culture as we live it. Florescano completed a MFA on sculpture at the Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas (UNAM) in 2010. Valeria exhibited abroad in the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, the United States, Japan, Finland and Ukraine. Recently her work has been in PULSE, Miami Art Fair. She participated in a Full scholarship. Pilchuck Glass school workshop Bryan Jablonski: Scaling Up with Success Seattle, the USA and many other scholarships and workshops in the USA, Mexico, Spain as well as international symposiums, conferences and forums in Ukraine, Slovakia, the United Kingdom and China.
INTERLOCKINGS IN GLASS AND CERAMICS, 2017, mirrored hand sculped blown glass pieces and high temperature ceramics, 33x18x26 cm; 28x17x16 cm
POGLOS (from the series Word & Flicker), 2014, swall installation, lampworking, ø 80 cm