Born and raised in Mexico City, I moved to Oregon in 1980. While visiting Mexico with my husband Edward in 2006, I found myself looking both at the colonial and the pre-Hispanic civilizations in a new way. Feeling the need to bring back and share some of the beautiful history, and believes of those now gone, my husband gave me the idea to do it through painting. With his encouragement and teaching I took a brush for the first time in 2006 and the adventure began. I use wood panels because they allow me to add handmade tiles to frame some of the paintings and the capacity to paint with or without an easel.

Some of my series are; “Bodegones” Spanish word meaning: Still life; shows a colonial style, with the combination of the old and new worlds using pottery, foods, and toys, from both cultures. “Places of Sanctuary”, are beautiful haciendas, churches, and patios where you can travel into the painting and find sanctuary from everyday life. “Sunset of a Civilization” which shows the myths, legends, and everyday life of the pre-Hispanic civilizations. “Sunrise & Sunset” take the sun with you and enjoy it every day of the year. The style on the paintings goes from Naïve to pictorial and more representatives. I am constantly evolving and looking for ways to bring a smile, a happy thought or a good memory to you.

I participate every year at different art festivals around Oregon, like Art in Bloom in Medford, UVAA at Roseburg, Art in the Vineyard in Eugene, Corvallis art festival, and Silverton art festival, and adding new ones all the time.

I was part of the Board of Members at Emerald Art Center in Springfield for 3 years, and Director of the Grace Johansson Gift Shop for 2. My art has been chosen in two occasions to be part of the art slide show for the Amici ensemble at the wildish theater in Springfield. I was assistant Coordinator for the Artisans Studio for the Lane County Fair for 4 years. Part of the 2015 panel for Lane Arts Council's Community Arts Project Grant. You can find future events in my Facebook page or visit my studio in Eugene, OR by appointment.

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