Valeria Nascimento is a Brazilian ceramic artist born in 1962. She graduated with a degree in architecture in 1985, but was introduced to clay a year later. She became fascinated by the expressive possibilities of porcelain.
Nascimento has created work for luxury brands such as Chanel, Wedgewood, Tiffany and Co’s stores in London’s Canary Wharf and Montreal, Canada, and for many interior designers. Her work hangs in Somerset House, and has appeared as part of exhibitions at London’s V&A Museum and the Museo Historico Nacional in Río de Janeiro, Brazil. Valeria lives and works in southwest London.