MY STORY

I am a visual artist and graphic designer originally from San Salvador, El Salvador, living in beautiful British Columbia, Canada, for over 20 years.
I come from a long line of artistic, strong and determined women who diligently encouraged and nurtured my interest and passion for art and creativity from a very early age. I have been drawing, painting and creating art for as long as I can remember and being able to share my work with the rest of the world today is a great honour and privilege for me, as woman and as an artist!

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My ancestral heritage is what inspires my colourful artwork and fuels my creativity. I'm passionate about the magnificent indigenous civilizations of the Ancient Americas and particularly intrigued by the Pre- Hispanic iconography found in ancient textiles of Mexico, Central and South America. In addition, I pay tribute to the beauty, strength and resilience of indigenous Latin American women by showcasing them as the axis of a magical, colourful universe in celebration of our idiosyncrasies, popular culture and folklore.



My academic credentials include a BFA in Graphic Design, from Universidad Dr. Jose Matias Delgado, El Salvador, and a MFA in Graphic Design, from University of Illinois at Chicago, USA, where I graduated as a Fulbright LASPAU Scholarship grantee. My professional background combines over 20 years of experience as a graphic designer, visual artist and visual arts instructor.

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You can find my paintings in private art collections in Canada, United States, Europe, Central and South America.
I create all my artwork in my small, cozy home studio, in lovely New Westminster, BC, where I live with my two daughters, Mariana and Lucia, and our silly cat Coco.
Thank you for visiting!