BIOGRAPHY

PUERTO RICO, 1984

Began her studies in Art at the Escuela Central de Artes Visuales de Santurce (Central School of Visual Arts of Santurce). She has a bachelors degree in Painting and an aditional degree in Art History from the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras. She studied Art History at Fundación Ortega y Gasset (Ortega and Gasset Foundation) in Toledo, Spain. She earned a Master’s Degree in Arts and Museum Studies from Caribbean University, Bayamón. She is currently doing Master’s Degree in Fine Arts in Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA). Her training was under the artists and mentors John Penny, Domingo García, Jaime Romano, Néstor Millán, Nathan Budoff and Eric French.

 

Her works of art have been exhibited in Puerto Rico, the United States and the United Kingdom. She has participated in several group exhibitions, including The International Art Fair in Puerto Rico, Circa 2010 and in Parallax AF 2012 in London, England; On Screen 2013, Saatchi Gallery, London, England; ABC Artistas Boricuas Contemporáneos Vol III, 2020 Gallery, Puerto Rico; Dibujos, encuentro de generaciones, Museo Francisco Oller; La Jardinera de la Cerra, Recinto Cerra as part of the collective event of Santurce es Ley 2014; in La Muestra Nacional de Artes Plásticas 2015 de Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico National Exhibition of Fine Art 2015); and in Spectrum Art Miami (during the Art Basel Week), among others. She has had solo or special exhibitions at the Pontifical Catholic University in Ponce, Puerto Rico (The Meeting, 2012); at Pierced Gallery in Jersey City, United States (Portraits of Nature, 2013); and, at the Museo Casa Roig in Humacao, Puerto Rico (Between Kingdoms: Conversations of the Natural World, 2016). She has received various art awards in Puerto Rico from the Department of Education, the Department of Health, The Office of Youth Affairs, the Multi-Insurance Cooperative of Puerto Rico and by the Pfizer Pharmaceuticals. In 2016, she received a Merit Scholarship for MFA at Maryland Institute College of Art.

 

Her fine art vacillates between figuration and the abstraction of nature and of the human figure. She excels at drawing, painting and mixed media. Her works reflect a strong social connotation along with the influence of ecological, biological and botanical themes.