Paula DO PRADO
Born Montevide, Uruguay
Arrived Australia September 1986
Paula Do Prado holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Textiles) with First Class Honours and a Master of Fine Arts from Art & Design at the University of New South Wales.Her works are compelling, multi-layered and rich with cultural references surrounding concepts of identity, race and gender. Her practice draws on materials, sayings and imagery collected from many different sources including the generations of her family history. By sharing her own personal stories, her work creates a dialogue around issues of immigration and multiculturalism, which are just as relevant now as ever.