Yanire Sylva Delgado is an Ecuadorian Artist settled in London. She studied Printmaking in Madrid, worked as a University Lecturer in Ecuador and has recently been awarded an MA in Book Design from Essex University. Her latest passion is Ceramics, she is an active member of the Craft Potters Association, currently practicing at her Studio at Blackhorse Workshop.
‘My pieces strive to express the beauty that comes from imperfect symmetry found in the natural world. For example, the beauty that comes about because humans are not geometrically perfect, fascinates me. Traces left by my fingers as I work on these objects is something I like to preserve. In some of my work I use embroidery to leave a trace – reminders of maternal and homemaking influences that I have grown up with. I conceive them as peaceful and balanced objects, values that I am drawn too. You are, to an extent, what you are surrounded by’