In 1995, I began a survey of more than
50 types of minerals and clays collected from different Brazilian states.
These materials were burned at various temperatures in several types of
The result of this work are sculptures in Refractory Lands,
which contains an array of textures and
colors derived in unexpected ways.
This work has since been exhibited
in several solo and collectives Exhibitions throughout Brazil and abroad,
in the last 25 years.