Born Montevideo, Uruguay
2001 Masters of Science. Textile Design and Science. Philadelphia University. Philadelphia, PA.
Concentration: textile digital design and printing.
1997 Bachelors of Arts, Textile Design. Institute of Industrial Design. Montevideo, Uruguay.
Concentration: fashion illustration and design, garment construction, weave, knit and print.
Awards, Grants and Exhibitions
1999 Recipient of the O.A.S. (Organization of American States) full scholarship for completion of the Master of Science from Philadelphia University.
2000 ITMA Design Award Competition for Home Furnishings.
3rd place in the Print Category.
2005 Finalist at the annual exhibition “Celebrating Women” sponsored by the Norton Women’s Pavilion, Frasier Museum in Louisville, Kentucky.
2009 Stitch Spectacular, a juried collection of contemporary hand embroidered artwork - Finalist.
Dimensions Gallery, Savannah, Georgia. January 9, 2009 - February 3, 2009.
2010 SparkCon Finalist for Fashion Spark
SparkCon is a showcase of creativity, talent and ideas of the creative hub of the south, the Triangle. Collaboration with fashion designer Jessica Palmer for JessPati – a mini collection of 5 cocktail dresses that celebrate the beauty of developing structures and the value of the surface.
2019 International Show of the Arts of Thread (Pour l’amour du fils) – Edition 2019. Nantes, France.Contest: “The Mysteries of the West”- 2nd Place Winner
Selected artist to exhibit work as part of the Wisconsin Textile Biennial 2019.
Wisconsin Quilt Museum. Cedarburg, Wisconsin. November 21, 2019 - February 2, 2020.
2021 Selected artist to exhibit work as part of “Remnants” show. Wisconsin Quilt Museum.
Cedarburg, Wisconsin. February 4 – April 25. https://www.wiquiltmuseum.com/
Selected artist to exhibit as part of the 35 years of Arts for All Wisconsin celebration
Exhibit “Teaching an artist”. https://www.artsforallwi.org/
Selected artist to exhibit at the “10th International Biennial Exhibition of Mini Textile Art “Schytia”in Ivano-Frankivs’k, Ukraine
Selected artist to participate in “Botanicals” an exhibition that celebrates the ephemeral beauty and diversity of plant life. The Art Garage. Green Bay, Wisconsin. July 29 – September 26 - 2nd Place Award.
Selected to exhibit together with all the artists that applied for the Women Artists Forward Fund Art Prize. Giant Jones Brewery. Madison, WI. September 7 – October 9
2022 Selected to exhibit as part of the Eco Squared art show at Hatch Art House.
Madison, WI. February – April 2022
Selected to become a resident artist at Hatch Art House. Madison, WI. April 2022
Selected to exhibit with 15 other artists. Curated show. Art Lit Lab.
Madison, WI. August 23 – October 29, 2022
Selected to exhibit for curated show Nature vs Nurture at The Art Center Highland Park
Chicago, IL, June 17 – July 30
Milwaukee Arts Resource Network mentorship Program Mentee 2022 – 2023 Finalist
Selected to exhibit with Diamante Arts & Cultural Center. 2 exhibits.
Hispanic Heritage Month – NC Department of Administration.
September 19 – November 14 2022
Herencia 2022 – Diamante Arts & Cultural Center – October 21, 2022 – January 10, 2023
2019 Commissioned by Arts for All to create a group of textile panels in collaboration with artist, Christy Grace, for a theater company.
2019 Commissioned by make-up artist, Valeria Ferreira to create a textile piece for Victoria Beckham.
2020 Commissioned by make-up artist, Valeria Ferreira to create a textile piece for actress Rosamund Pike.