Resume

PROFILE

I was born in Colombia South America, lived in California for several years, and now have been living in Michigan for quite a while. My career has been in the field of health care as a laboratory medical technologist, working in field of infertility for the last 10 years of my career. Now I am dedicated to working at my studio full time.

ART

I like to focus on projects that mix strong influences with the goal for integrity and joy. I have had several solo shows and participated in many juried exhibitions. As a former member of the Lawrence Street Gallery in Ferndale for several years, I had the opportunity to learn the different aspects concerning the art gallery business. I volunteered as art teacher at Wynwood of Troy, an assisted living community.  I was honored with the responsibility to judge the 2014 Summer Fine Art Fair at the Village of Rochester Hills.

EDUCATION:
• Wayne State University (Senior, Fine Arts program)
• Birmingham/Bloomfield Art Center (Classes in experimental techniques, printing and watercolor)
• California State University (Fine Arts program)
• Otis Parsons art school, Los Angeles, CA. (Classes in drawing and design)

• BS in Laboratory Technology
• Fulbright Scholarship recipient.

AFFILIATIONS

• Paint Creek Center for the Arts (PCCA) Rochester Hills
• Detroit Artists Market
• Birmingham – Bloomfield Art Center (BBAC)

 

INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS

– Paint Creek Center for the Arts (PCCA) Rochester, MI, July 2016
– Mother’s day boutique, Floranza Designs, April 2016
– Gallery of the Birmingham Unitarian Church, February 2010
– Cary Gallery -Rochester Hills, November 2009
– “Colombian – Canadian Connection” Two person show at the gallery The Bagley Housing Association, 2007
– Troy Public Library, MI 2006, 2005 & 2004
– Civic Center Gallery – Livonia MI, 2006
– Lawrence Street Gallery – Ferndale, MI 2004

 

 

 

 Paint Creek Center for the Arts, Rochester MI 2016

 

COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS

– 6 Journeys – The Art of Costume Framing Art Gallery – Troy, MI –  April 2016
– Detroit Artists Market (DAM) – Biennial All Media Exhibition, juried show  – Detroit MI 2016
– Michigan Fine Arts Competition, juried show – BBAC – Birmingham, MI 2015                                                                                                  

– “Lines” Exhibit – juried show – Northville Art House, MI 2014
– Christmas show BBAC-Birmingham, MI 2013
– Michigan Fine Arts Competition, juried show – BBAC – Birmingham, MI 2012
– Invitational exhibition – Lawrence Street Gallery – Ferndale MI 2010
– “Music in art” – Juried show- Plymouth Arts Community Council – Michigan 2010
– Alfred Berkowitz Gallery – Juried show – University of Michigan – Dearborn June 2009.
– “Displaced Spirit: A Visual Journey” – juried show -Ann Arbor Art Center -Ann Arbor MI, 2008
– “The word as an Image” –juried show – Grosse – Pointe Artists Assoc. – Grosse Pointe, MI 2008.
– Garden Sale at the Detroit Artists Market 2008, & Annual Holiday show 2007-
– “The Fine art of Cakes” – Juried show – 50 years of the BBAC in Birmingham. – 2007
– Livonia Exhibition of Fine Arts – Juried show – Livonia MI 2005
– “Our Town” Juried show – Birmingham, MI 2005,1994
– Michigan Water Color Society – Juried show – also traveling show – Petoskey, MI 2005
– “Diverse and United” – Bagley Housing Association – Detroit, MI 2004
– “Hispanic Art Fair” – La Salle Bank – Chicago Ill, 2004
– Students show at the BBAC – Birmingham MI, 2004, 2003, 20042
– “Hispanic Artists Exhibition” – juried show – Creative Center – Pontiac MI 2001,2002
– “Hispanic Artists Exhibition” – Bagley Housing Association – Detroit