Born in Quito, Ecuador in 1968

Colegio Americano de Quito, 1986

B.F.A. Summa Cum Laude (Bachelor of Fine Arts, concentration in painting) Saint Mary´s College, Notre Dame, Indiana, U.S.A. Class of 1990

 

Other studies, workshops and classes:

Natural History Illustration Certificate

University of Newcastle, Australia, 2021

Botanical drawing workshops with various artists: Wendy Hollender ( Draw Botanical and Woodstock School of Art, USA), Valentina Nieto (Botanical and bird illustration in watercolor, Colombia), Antonia Reyes (Paraíso Perdido Bird Illustration, Chile), Emmanuel Laverde (Arte y Conservación, Colombia), Geraldine McKinnon (Mi Naturalismo, Chile), Noemí Cevallos (Picturatus Conservación, Ecuador), Paulina Maciel ( Botanical Illustration, Mexico) 2020-2021

Mixed media and pencil drawing online workshops,digital resources and books: Patty Brady, Chris Cozen, Julie Prichard, Jodi Ohl, Tracy Verdugo, Seth Apter, Darlene Olivia Mc Elroy, Sandra Duran Wilson, Janie Gildow) 

2013-2017

 

Acrylic techniques course with Pablo Cabrera Zambrano. Centro de Estética y Artes Visuales, Quito

2008-2011

Watercolor workshops and art classes for adults and children.

2005-2008

Advanced techniques in watercolor course. Continuing Education Department, USFQ, Universidad San Francisco de Quito,

1996

Watercolor and Figure Drawing courses. Continuing Education Department. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago,

1993-1994

Watercolor workshop with Lea Kliner, Santiago, Chile,

1994

Watercolor courses with Oswaldo Moreno Heredia,

1991-1992

Redbud Art Workshop, Saint Mary´s College, Michigan, 

1989

 

Rome Program, Saint Mary´s College, Rome, Italy,

1987-1988

 

Watercolor workshop with César Tacco, Quito, 1987

Biography
Exhibits

 

Solo exhibits

Scarabeus Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic 2009

Life Fashion Café, Prague, Czech Republic 2009

Fundación Cultural Exedra, Quito, Ecuador 2007

Fundación Cultural Exedra, Quito, Ecuador 2001

Salón Cultural Hotel Oro Verde, Quito, Ecuador 1994

Museo Banco Central de Riobamba, Riobamba,Ecuador 1993

Sketch Gallery, Quito, Ecuador 1992

Hammes Gallery, Saint Mary´s College, Notre Dame, Indiana, 1990

Foro de Arte Exedra, Quito, Ecuador 1989

Group Exhibits​

 

Casa San Marcos, Quito, Ecuador,

2011

Fundación Caspicara, Quito, Ecuador  2010

Casa San Marcos ,  Quito, Ecuador,

2008

Fundación Cultural Exedra, Quito,

Ecuador, 2006

Club Rancho San Francisco, Quito, Ecuador,  2006

Galería Internacional, Cairo, Egypt,

2005

 

Galería Prisma, La Serena, Chile,

2004

Galería Pilar Tobón,

Miami, U.S.A,

2001

Salón Cultural Hotel Oro Verde, Quito, Ecuador, 1995

Galería Expresiones, Guayaquil, Ecuador,  1993

Colegio de Arquitectos, Quito, Ecuador,  1992

Galería Venzor, Chicago, U.S.A.

1990

 

Galería César Tacco, Quito, Ecuador,      1987

 

 

 

Art salons

Salón Eduardo Kingman Riofrío, Loja, Ecuador, 2010

Salón Binacional Perú-Ecuador, Loja, Ecuador, 2010

Salón Nacional de Dibujo, Grabado y Acuarela, Quito, Ecuador, 2000