BIOGRAPHY

Born in 1984, Bayamon, Puerto Rico

 

Multidisciplinary artist. She began studies in art in the Central School of Visual Arts in Santurce, Puerto Rico. She has a baccalaureate in Painting and a second concentration in Art History of the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras. She studied Art History at the Ortega y Gasset Foundation in Toledo, Spain. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Museum Studies from Caribbean University, Bayamon, Puerto Rico. She is currently attending a Master of Visual Arts in Maryland Institute of Art (MICA), Maryland, United States. Her artistic practice is developed under the direction of the mentors and artists John Penny, Domingo Garcia, Jaime Romano, Néstor Millán, Nathan Budoff and Eric French.

 

Her works have been exhibited in Puerto Rico, the United States and the United Kingdom. Her solo exhibitions or special projects are: Entre Reinos (2016), Casa Roig Museum, Humacao, Puerto Rico; Portraits of Nature (2013), Pierced Gallery, Jersey City, EEUU; and Encuentro (2012), Pontificia Universidad Católica de Ponce, Puerto Rico.  She has been part of several group exhibitions that include: Línea Dura (2017), Dr. Pío López Museum, Cayey, Puerto Rico; MFAST Graduate Exhibition (2017), Rigss & Leidy Gallery, Maryland, USA; Artist for Truth (2017), Space Camp Gallery, Maryland, USA; Drawings Conclusions (2016), Walter Otero Contemporary Art, San Juan, Puerto Rico; Agua (2015), Espacio Emergente Museum, Bayamón, Puerto Rico; Fourth Triennial Polygraph of San Juan(2015), Walter Otero Contemporary Art, San Juan, Puerto Rico; Ecotage (2015), Matadero Art, San Juan, Puerto Rico; Count Galleries, a Call for Equity (2014), Área Lugar de Proyectos, Caguas, Puerto Rico; Dibujos, encuentro entre generaciones (2014), Francisco Oller Museum, Bayamon, Puerto Rico; On Screen (2013), Saatchi Gallery, London, England; Parallax AF (2012), London, England; International Art Fair in Puerto Rico Circa 2010, San Juan, Puerto Rico; among others. She has won several art awards from the Department of Education, the Department of Health, the Office of Youth Affairs, Cooperativa de Seguros Múltiples de Puerto Rico, and Pfizer Pharmaceutical Companies. In 2016, the Maryland Institute of Art awarded her an artistic merit scholarship.

 

Her work highlights the landscape and current nature of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean with an interest in organic form and structure. She uses drawing, painting, digital design, video and the integration of industrial and non-conventional material. Her works reflect a social connotation along with the influence of ecological and biological subjects.