Hacia la estrella de Regulus
Date 2014
Dimensions 40" x 72" x 2"
Category Sculpture
Medium Stoneware, glaze
Genre Contemporary
Period 21st Century
Collection *Translate: Towards the star of Regulus

Diana Dávila Casasnovas

"Hacia la estrella de Regulus*" (2014)

Biography

Sculptor, ceramicist, jewelry designer, draftswoman, painter and teacher. Dávila earned her BFA at The University of the Arts and a certificate in fine arts at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1985). In Puerto Rico, she continued her studies in Education at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus and took workshops in drawing, painting and ceramics with artists Bernardo Hogan, Jerry Bennett, Luis Ivorra, Ricardo Tena, Joe Carolffi, Gerda Gruber, John Balossi, Loraine de Castro, Frank Cervoni and Raúl Zayas. In 2019 she received an award to intern at the Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont, USA. She has taught at the Art Students League of San Juan, Universidad del Sagrado Corazón and at Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico. In 2017, she was accepted as a member of the International Academy of Ceramics, AIC-IAC located in Switzerland. She has shown her work in several solo and group exhibitions in Puerto Rico, United States the Dominican Republic and Spain, including the International Festival of Postmodern Ceramics of the Croatian Ceramic Association (2005). Dávila’s sculptural work is characterized by the use of ceramics, the predominance of blue and green hues and by the configuration of interconnected forms in her compositions.