Perla Valtierra shares her life between Mexico and Paris. Perla's work dwells on identity. As a designer and ceramist her passion lies in exploring its individual and collective functions. Setting off, homeward bound-work is where home is, where distance is: such is the basis of ther daily inspiration. She handles natural products and clays, working on their endless possibilities- and she creates this balance between functional and aesthetic everyday objects.
Her work has received several awards, including first place in the 4th Utilitatian Ceramics Biennal at the France Mayer Museum and the Mexican Design Award Clara Porset. She has hold exhibitions in New York, Milan, Paris, Brussels, Tokyo, Mexico and Zacatecas.