Education

2011-2014 Master in Fine Art, Florida Atlantic University.

2010 Truro Art Center: Intaglio and mixed media.

2008 R&F Studio: Encaustic.

2006-2007 Broward Community College: Printmaking 1-2, Jan Johnson.

2003 Centro Studio Vetro : Pate de Verre, Higuchi. University of Miami: Kiln Casting, Robin Grebe.

2002 University of Miami: Kiln Casting, Rick Beck. University of Miami: Einar and Jamex de la Torre.

2001 Hand on Glass: Flameworking, Sally Prash. University of Miami: Kiln Casting, Irene Frolic University of Miami: Sand Casting, Jose Chardiet.

1999 Penland School of Craft: Sand Casting, Henry Halem. Creativity and Mixed Media, Ricardo Benaim.

1998 Pilchuck Glass School: Kiln Casting, Patrick Martín. Contemporary Art History, Nelly Barbieri.

1997 School of Foundry “Martín Toledo”: Bronze Casting, Herny Rivas.

1996 Asociación Venezolana de las Artes del Fuego: Blacksmith.

1992-1997 Taller Escuela Arte y Fuego: Glass Fusion, Glass Kiln Casting, Silversmith, Ceramic, Raku, Plaster Molds, Air Brush Techniques, Color.

1988-89 Instituto de Diseño Neumann: Basic and Advance Photography. 1987-92 Universidad Metropolitana, Civil Engineer.

Work experience

2014-15 Adjunct Faculty, Printmaking, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida.

2013-14 Teaching Assistance, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida, (courses taught: Printmaking 1, Printmaking 2).1997-99 Instructor Kiln Casting Techniques, Taller Escuela Arte y Fuego, Venezuela.

1998 Instructor of design and building of small kilns for glass, Venezuela.

Award/Grants/Collection 

2019 Maccabees part of the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA.

2019 Grand prize at National Small Work Exhibition, DC

2019 Print Studio Award at North American Print Biennial, MA.

2015 Honorable Mention at Seventh All-Media Juried Biennial, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Florida.

2014 Friedland Art Scholarship, Boca Raton, FL.

2013 Shirley Gelfand Scholarship, Boca Raton, FL.

2013 Velia Sweet Award, Woman In The Visual Arts Graduate Scholarship, FL.

2002 Award CONAC, III Salón Nacional del Vidrio.

2000 Third Award, II Salón Nacional del Vidrio.2000 Award Spectrum Glass, II Salón Nacional del Vidrio.

1999 Award AVAF, Salón Nacional de las Artes del Fuego.

Exhibition

Solo Exhibition:

2019 Chromatic, Production 81 Gallery, Wynwood, FL.

2019 Chromatic, 3S ArtSpace, Portsmouth, NH.

2018 Chromatic, AS220 Gallery, Providence, RI.

2017 Chromatic, Nova Southeastern University Gallery, FL

2008 Solo Exhibition, Glass as a Conceptual Media, Broward College, Florida. 

Group Exhibition:

2019 North American Print Biennial, Boston Printmakers, Jewett Art Gallery, MA

2019 National Small Work Exhibition, Washington Printmakers Gallery, DC

2019 Annual Latin American Exhibition, Agora Gallery, NY.

2019 Umbra, New Prints/Summer, International Print Center NY, NY

2019 69th AONE National Exhibition, Silvermine Gallery, CT

2019 Invited Artist, Imago Gallery, Warren, RI

2019 CONCEPTualism The Box Gallery, West Palm Beach, FL.

2018 18th Annual ALRI Elected Artists Exhibition, Jamestown Arts Center, RI

2018 StArt at Wayne Akers Ford, FL.

2018 Real People, Old Courthouse Arts Center, IL.

2018 The Power of Art, 6 Bridge Gallery, MA.

2018 Paper Works, Upstream Gallery, NY.

2018 Free on the Inside, Arts Warehouse, FL.

2018 11 Annual Pawtucket Foundation Prize, Pawtucket, RI

2018 The Boston Printmakers New England Edition, Francesca Fine Arts Gallery,MA

2018 38thNational Print Exhibition, Fort Wayne, IN

2018 FOLD, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, TX

2017 Spectrum Art Show Miami.

2017 SATIS HOUSE, Artium Miami Gallery, FL

2017 Frontier Global Exhibition, Bayle Contemporary Art, FL

2017 30th Annual McNesse National Works on Paper, McNesse state University, LA

2017 Making your Mark, Art Club Providence, RI.

2017 Wheaton Biennial, Wheaton College, MA

2017 Under The clothes is a skin. Under the skin is sound. And her, BaCa, FL

2017 8th All-Media Juried Biennial. Art Culture Center/Hollywood, FL

2017 25th Parkside Small Print Exhibition, University of Wisconsin, WI

2016 FEARLESS, Old Court Arts Center, IL

2016 18thAnnual-Works on Paper, Long Beach Foundation of the Arts&Sciences, NJ.

2016 IRREVERSIBLE, Art Boca Raton. 2016 Florida.

2016 Southern Printmaking Biennale VII international, University North Georgia. GA

2016 Pull of The Print Exhibition, Verum Ultimum Art Gallery, Portland, OR.

2016 Distinguishable from Magic, SciArt Center, NY.

2016 29th Annual McNesse National Works on Paper, McNesse state University, LA

2016 Woman: Untitled, Cultural Council of Palm Beach, FL.

2016 Cultural Mosaic, Palm Beach State College, Florida.

2015 Biennial Faculty Exhibition, University Galleries, Florida Atlantic University, FL

2015 Seventh All-Media Juried Biennial, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, FL

2015 ART MONACO’15, France.

2015 Intelligent Objects, National Juried Exhibition, Creative Works Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut.

2015 FAU MFA Exhibit “Existence”, Girl’s Club, Fort Lauderdale.

2015 National Juried Exhibition, Icebreaker 6, Denver.

2014 Southern Exposure: New Work Now, Cultural Council of Palm Beach, FL

2014 Confluence MFA Exhibition, Schmidt Center Gallery, Florida Atlantic, University, Boca Raton.

2012 Continuum, Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Florida.

2011 Florida Contemporary: Paintings, Photographs and Sculpture, Naples, Museum of Art, Florida.

2010 Fountain-Miami 2010

2010 Art Expo NY, New York.

2007 Panorama Lationoamenricano II, Virginia Miller Artpace, Florida.

2007  ArteAmerica with Virginia Miller Artspace, Miami, Florida.

2006 MX Espai 1010 Art contemporani, Art Minim, Barcelona

2006 International Glass Invitation, Habatat Galleries, Florida.

2006 Bridge Art Show, with Virginia Miller Art Space, Miami , Florida.

2005 International Glass Invitation, Habatat Galleries, Florida.

2005 Young Latin-American artists, Virginia Miller Art Space, Florida.

2005 Lo Divino y lo Terrenal, Artepuy Galeria, Caracas-Venezuela.

2005 Art Fifteen Gallery, Expect the World of Art, Florida.

2005 Where There's Smoke... Ceramics and Glass, Turchin Center for Visual, Arts, North Carolina.

2005 La vida es a través del vidrio, Galería Universitaria, Venezuela.

2005 Cool Women, Hot Glass/Hot Women, Cool Glass, Ariana Gallery, MI.

2005 Tres Almas Exhibition, Las Olas Art Center, Florida.

2004 Glass Show, Venice Art Center, Florida.

2003 International Glass Invitation, Habatat Galleries, Florida.

2003Liberty Museum Glass Auction, Philadelphia.

2002 III Salón Nacional del Vidrio, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Venezuela.

2002 International Glass Invitation, Habatat Galleries, Florida.

 2002Third Annual Miami Hot Glass Silent Auction, Habatat Galleries, Florida.

2001 The Nineteenth Annual International Glass Invitation, Habatat Galleries.

2001 Salón Nacional de las Artes del Fuego, Valencia-Venezuela.

2001Second Annual Miami Hot Glass Silent Auction, Habatat Galleries, FL.

2000 II Salón Nacional del Vidrio, Valencia-Venezuela.

2000 Salón Nacional de las Artes del Fuego, Valencia-Venezuela.

1999 Salón Nacional de las Artes del Fuego, Valencia- Venezuela.

2000 Proyecto Mapa, Museo Jacobo Borges, Caracas-Venezuela.

2000 Homenaje a Coro, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Coro-Venezuela.

1998 Salón Nacional de las Artes del Fuego, Valencia-Venezuela.

1998 Exhibition Mon Pettit Art. Gallery, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

1998 “Fire Smooth”, The Venezuelan National Council of the Arts.

1997 I Salón Nacional del Vidrio, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo-Venezuela.

1997 Salón Nacional de las Artes del Fuego, Valencia-Venezuela.

1997 Formas y Figuras; Galería Cristina Merchán, Caracas-Venezuela.

1996 Salón Nacional de las Artes del Fuego, Valencia-Venezuela.

1995 Metáforas del Vidrio; Galería Cristina Merchán, Caracas-Venezuela.

1994 Photography Exhibition Universidad Metropolitana, Caracas-Venezuela.

1991 III Salón de la Joven  Fotografía; Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Venezuela.

Professional Experience

2014-15 Adjunct Faculty, Printmaking, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL

2013-14 Teaching Assistance, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida, (Printmaking 1, Printmaking 2).

2002-03 Instructor of Kiln Casting, University of Miami (After Dark Program), Miami, Florida.

1997-99 Instructor Kiln Casting Techniques, Taller Escuela Arte y Fuego, Venezuela.

1998 Instructor of design and building of small kilns for glass, Venezuela.

2010 - present

2010 - present

Lectures 

2019 Artist Presentation, Imago Gallery, Warren, RI.

2017 Artist Presentation Chromatic, Nova Southeastern University Gallery, FL, Nova 

2015 Artist Presentation, UMass Amherst Studio Arts, Massachusetts.

2012 Continuum, Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Florida.

2012 Women and Culture Art Salons, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL.

2008 Glass as a Conceptual Media, Broward College, Florida.

Collaborative Projects

2018 Eternal Dialog, Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery, FL

2016 Who’s Blood is Reader? Performance, Fat Village, Ft Lauderdale, FL

2015 Peace Cylinder Performance, Lantana Library, Lantana, FL

Collective Dialogue, Armory Art Center, Florida.

2015-2012 Peace Cylinder, performance projects with Rahele Filsoofi.

Installation in the Arts & Humanities building, Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton, Florida.