EDUCATION

 

2016   MFA, College of Visual Arts and Design,

            University of North Texas, Denton, TX

2013   Creativity Studies Certification

           Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY

2006  Certified Art therapist

1990   Fashion Design and Merchandising

            Florida International University

            Miami, FLA USA

1987   A.A. Textile Design

            Universidad de los Andes

            Bogotá – Colombia

 

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS/COMMISSIONS

 

2018   “Tercer Salon de arte textile utilitario”, Bogota – Colombia

            “Mirando Miranda”, Bogota – Colombia

2017   “Home bodies” Blue star contemporary, San Antonio TX

            “Hispanic month exhibition” Capital One HQ, Plano, TX

            “Needles and thread” Gallery One, Ellensburg, WA

                “Women’s works” Old Court House Arts Center, Woodstock ILL

2016   “Five Latinas one common thread”, The Latino Cultural Center, Dallas TX

2015   “Hard and Soft”, Denton council for the arts, Denton TX       

2013   “ Threads” Tubac Center of the Arts, Tubac, AZ

2012   Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Women’s Month exhibit

            “CULTURA Y VIDA: A Tejano Art Exhibtion”, Art Center of Corpus Christy,             Corpus Christy, TX

2011   Omni Hotel Dallas - 12 art pieces Commission, Dallas, TX 

            Live Painting – Resolana Annual Music Festival, Dallas, TX

2010   Jerry Junking Elementary Mural, Carrotlton, TX

            Live Painting – Resolana Annual Music Festival, Dallas, TX

            "Hope Rising" The Atrium Gallery, Forth worth, TX

2009 "Global Swarming", Texas Discovery Gardens, Dallas, TX

"Her story" Art Hotel Gallery, Dallas, TX

"Degrees" M2 Gallery, Houston, TX

2008   "Some Like it Hot exhibit" Texas Artist Museum, Port Arthur, TX                                         

"We are the stories" City Gallery, TX

"Women" Fire House Art Gallery, Forth worth, TX

2007   "Hecho en Dallas" 2007 at Latin Cultural Center, Dallas, TX"

"Hispanic Heritage" at Frito-Lay Gallery, Plano TX

"Open/mind/soul", Studio 2225, Dallas TX

2006   "Corazon" at Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, TX

"Altars", at The Latino Cultural Center, Dallas TX

2005   "Nuevo Latino exhibit", Center of the Americas, Forth Worth, TX

"Project: MASA", San Antonio, Texas

"Forgotten Flower", Ice House Cultural center, Dallas, TX

2004   "La Calavera" Dallas, TX, Ice House Cultural Center

 

Museum Exhibits  

2004   "Fabrics and Fibers of our lives" Women's Museum of Dallas in Texas

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE      

           

2015               Teaching Fellow, Design II, College of Visual arts & Design,

                        University of North Texas, Denton, TX

2013-2014    TA College of Visual Arts & Design, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

2010-2013    Resolana Expressive art teacher Dallas County women’s Jail, Dallas TX

2010-2017    Live painting Artist

2010               DART- Public Art - Lake June Station Columns, Dallas, TX

2010               DART- Public Art - Sketches, Rowlett Station, Rowlett, TX

2010               Mural project, Jerry Junkins school, Dallas TX

2010               Art instructor, Dallas CISD summer pilot program

2008-2013    Mentoring Artist, Art Chicas Unidas, La reunion TX, Dallas TX

2007-2017    The Creative Power, owner/facilitator, Dallas, TX

2003-2017    Artist/Art therapy therapist, Dallas, TX

2009-2012    Art instructor, Big Thought, Dallas, TX

2008-2012    Art instructor, Junior Players Guild, Dallas, TX

1995-1997    Owner & manager "Alphagraphics", Miami, FLA

1995-1993    Fashion Forecaster, Bogotá - Colombia

1993-1994    Professor of Fashion Design and Sketching, Universidad de los Andes,

                        Bogotá - Colombia

1993-1991    Fashion Designer, Bogotá - Colombia

1989-1991    Fashion Designer, Miami, FLA

 

 

 

AWARDS

2014               Surface Design Association Creative Promise Award

2013               Arrowmount school of arts & crafts fiber dept. Scholarship

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