Professional Experience

2014-2022  Studio Portrait and Contemporary Realism Classical Professional Artist

2020-2022 First Coast Cultural Center Instructor

2004-2009 Studio Art Jewelry Professional Artist

2006-2009  Metal smithing and Art Jewelry Instructor, Studio Metallo, San Jose, Costa Rica.

1997-2001 Art Director, International Accounts, JOTABEQU-GREY CR, San Jose, Costa Rica

1992  - 1997 Graphic designer JOTABEQU-GREY CR, San Jose, Costa Rica

Solo Exhibitions

2020        Solo Exhibition at The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach, Jacksonville, FL

2014        Solo Exhibition Embassy of Costa Rica, Washington, DC.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019        American Artist Professional League, 106th Grand National Exhibition,

                Salmagundi Club, New York City, New York.

2019        St. Augustine Art Association Juried Exhibition Miniature Marvels 

2019        St. Augustine Art Association Juried Exhibition Black and White and

                Shades of Grey. St. Augustine Florida

2019        The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach Annual Juried Artist Members

                Exhibition JAME, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida

2018        Oil Painters of America Eastern Regional Juried Exhibition of Traditional

                Oils, McBride Gallery, Annapolis Maryland

2015        Oil Painters of America Annual National Juried Exhibition, Cutter & Cutter

                Fine Art Gallery, St. Augustine, Florida.

2014        American Artist Professional League, 86th Grand National Exhibition,

                Salmagundi Club, New York City, New York.

2014        Women Painting Women Juried Exhibition, Principle Gallery, Charleston,

                South Carolina.

Selected Awards

2020       15th International ARC Salon Competition Portrait Staff Award

2020       15th International ARC Salon Competition Portrait Finalist

2019        14th International ARC Salon Competition Still life Finalist

2019        St. Augustine Art Association Juried Exhibition Miniature Marvels

                Third Place. St. Augustine Florida

2019        St. Augustine Art Association Juried Exhibition Black and White and                         Shades of Grey Honorable Mention. St. Augustine Florida

2019        The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach Annual Juried Artist Members                 Exhibition JAME 1st place winner, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida

2014        Janet Apolant Memorial Award, for artistic excellence, AAPL 86th Grand                 National Exhibition, New York City, New York.

Education

2021- Grand Central Atelier, Figure Drawing  Workshop with Jon Brogie

2020- Grand Central Atelier, Self Portrait Painting Workshop with Diana Buitrago

2018 - Florence Academy of Art, Greater New York, Portrait Drawing Extended Workshop under Stephen Bauman

 

2018 - Florence Academy of Art, Greater New York, Portrait Painting Extended Workshop under Cornelia Hernes.

2010-2014- Zoll Studio Baltimor Atelier Studies in Classical oil and drawing training under Matt Zoll and Palden Hamilton

2001-2003 Metalsmith / Art Jewelry and Design continuing studies Maryland Institute College of Arts (MICA).

1995 Bachelor’s Degree in Graphics Design, Advertising, Universidad Veritas, San Jose, Costa Rica