"My work has become strongly influenced by the rich archaeological history of the Northwest of Brazil."
"I was born in Recife, Pernambuco and I attended the School of Fine Arts at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. For many years I worked in publicity and one day I discovered something on my beach – fashion and style. This is the manner that people show themselves to the world.
"In 1994 I began, instinctively, to paint symbolic figures on ceramic. Two years later, on vacation in Recife, I became familiar with the symbolism of prehistoric designs found in the caves of Paraiba, an archaeological site in Pernambuco. It amazed me so much! After this experience, my work has become strongly influenced by the rich archaeological history of the Northwest of Brazil.
"I've participated in several exhibitions both in Brazil and in Italy, including Arte Senza Tempo, Alessandria; Rassengna de Ricerca Bienale D'Arte - Prima Totale - Nizza Monferato; Infiorata, Primavera Barroca - Noto and, in the Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil."
Telma Camargo was recently featured in 'Ventura' magazine, a premiere arts magazine in Brazil