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In connection with her exhibition in the Sala Mendoza (Caracas, 1990), the Venezuelan artist Isabel Cisneros wrote this [brief] introduction. In the essay, she explains how she entered into the world of ceramics, as well as her interests and explorations through different materials. Cisneros provides evidence about her work process, relating her satisfactions and discoveries through a description of each series, which are divided into objects, dolls and animals.
Isabel Cisneros (b. 1962) introduces her ceramics exhibition at the Sala Mendoza (Caracas, 1990) through a text of a testimonial nature. In her writing, her art experience is revealed, allowing the reader to understand her intimate process and the fruit of her manual work. In this way, the ceramicist comments on the interests and intentions that characterize her creative life. She discusses ceramics as an art genre, emphasizing the outstanding aspects of the series shown in the exhibition. Thus, she combines painting and ceramics, creating pieces that take on the appearance of being in motion.