Peruvian artist Lucia Laredo Paz is the winner of a one year Online Promotionship with mydaybyday gallery
“17 years ago I started my journey in jewelry; the jewelry of precious metals and exact calibers.
With time, investigation and experimentation, I learned contemporary jewelry; making free jewelry, that does not judge, that does not separate, that it does not distinguish between precious and non-ferrous; anything goes, everything counts and tells what transpires in that unrepeatable moment when a jewel is created.
Jewelry is exciting because it encompasses chemistry, physics, history and technology; as well as art and crafts.
The metal because of it multiple properties, manufacturing processes and surface treatments is my favorite material, it is always present in my work, together with different materials that generate something in me… a piece of plastic, a button, stone or paper…
Today I can work with a material, tomorrow on a subject ... that makes contemporary jewelry a diverse and endless world. My jewelry is me, sometimes it highlights, sometimes it hides, sometimes simple, sometimes complex; but always free...”