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Artist Name

Laura Porcelli

Born: 1961

Hometown: Rosario , Argentina

Based in: São Paulo

Laura Porcelli is best known for her abstract acrylic paintings that use color, texture and layers to explore the themes of movement and light in nature. Born and raised in Argentina, Porcelli draws inspiration from her Latin American roots. Her works are vivid, powerful and dynamic.
Porcelli has exhibited worldwide, at venues such as the Belgo Gallery in Montreal, Centro de Convenciones in Buenos Aires, Paulo Prado Gallery in Sao Paulo and Agora Gallery in New York. Porcelli’s works are held in private and institutional collections worldwide.
Porcelli studied art at the Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes Prilidiano Pueyrredon (currently, Universidad Nacional de las Artes) and Facultad de Artes Plasticas in Rosario. Porcelli was awarded the Prix Estimulo in Buenos Aires and was silver medalist at the Vanguardia Brasileira de Artes Plasticas.

She lives and works in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

 



Laura Porcelli In The Studio

"I am an artist by vocation and training but above all by necessity, Art gives value to my existence"

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More About Laura Porcelli

Question IconWhat inspires you?

I am inspired by the elements of nature, and especially movement, color and light.

Question IconDescribe your creative process.

My process begins with a visual impression and with a personal experience. I start with the sketches outside the place, then I take it to my art atelier where in small sheets I carry out several tests playing with the 3 most important elements: shapes, composition and color. From there I go to the canvas in the dimension that I see its best potential. My work is not spontaneous but I like it to feel like it.

Question IconWhat are 3 words that best describe your work?

Movement, color and light

Question IconWho are some artists that have influenced your work?

Paul Cézanne and kinetic artists like Julio Le Parc, Ary Brizzi and Canadian artists. For the group of Asian-American artists sometimes called the Group of Seven

Question IconWhat is the most important tool when creating your work?

My training and technique

Question IconWhat is the best piece of advice you have been given?

art is the being that merges with doing, when you paint be authentic and you will make art

Question IconWhere do you go for inspiration?

I meditate and observe nature but I also go to museums to see the Masters


Collections Featuring Laura Porcelli

9 Collections

Latin American Artists

Latin American Artists

45 Artists, 68 Products

Last updated: September 12, 2023

Large Paintings

Large Paintings

59 Artists, 70 Products

Last updated: January 18, 2023

Soft Edges and Curves

Soft Edges and Curves

60 Artists, 88 Products

Last updated: November 17, 2022


Articles Featuring Laura Porcelli

3 Articles


Credentials

Education

Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes Prilidiano Pueyrredón (Universidad Nacional de las Artes Plasticas -

Argentina, 1985

Awards

Escuela Estimulo

1987

Salon de Artes Plasticas de San Isidro

1985