The Woolff Gallery is delighted to present Valeria Nascimento’s solo exhibition, ‘Elements’. Nascimento was born in Brazil and spent her childhood on a farm, giving rise to a fascination withnatural forms that inspire her elegant, whisper-thin ceramics. Trained as an architect, Nascimento later became fascinated by ceramics. She worked as a ceramic artist in Brazil during the 90s, then moved to London. Nascimento’s architectural training reappears through repetitive sequences where tiny pieces
Of the many competitors for our attention when we look at a work of art - meaning, narrative, form, colour, gesture, scale, sound, movement - its weight is not generally high in the list, heavy asmuch sculpture and some painting may be Bram Bogart's super-thick applications or Analia Saban's container.
Art First represents artists whose work can be found in museums and public collections in the UK, the USA, South Africa and worldwide. Art First Projects showcases emerging artists working across adiverse range of studio practices and engaging with traditional and new media. The Gallery has presented a dynamic exhibitions programme for over fifteen years in Cork Street, and in September 2010 Art First moved to new premises at 21 Eastcastle Street in Fitzrovia.