About the Instructor
Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1961. Degrees in Fine Arts (5 years studies) and Graphic Design (3 years studies). She began lecturing on Graphic Design and Editorial Design in the University of Buenos Aires, and latter on as an Associate Professor in Typography, 1998.
After giving birth to her third daughter, she resigned from university and started her education on calligraphy. She has attended five International Calligraphy Conferences in the USA and three in Europe, taking courses with well known calligraphers such as Thomas Ingmire, Brody Neuenschwander, Ewan Clayton and Monica Dengo, amongst others.
In 2003 she was awarded with the ACA‘s scholarship. In 1997 she founded “Calígrafos de la Cruz del Sur” (Southern Cross Calligraphers), the first Calligraphic Guild in South America.
She has received national & international awards and exhibited her pictorial and calligraphic works in Argentina, Uruguay, USA, Spain, Japan, Germany, Russia and Norway. Her works are part of the Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy in Russia, the Hans-Joachim Burgert´s Collection in Berlin, the Klingspor Museum & the Hoefer Archive in Offenbach, the Arezzo Public Library, the Latin American Collection for the Yale University, the Savannah and Otis Colleges of Arts, the Baylor University and the Harrison Collection at the Newberry Public Library in SF amogst other private collections around the world.
She has published articles in specialized magazines and her works may be seen in LAR Annuals, Bound & Lettered (USA), Novum (Germany), Typo (Mexico), several Argentine magazines and webpages. In 2013, her work was extensively featured in Letter Arts Review: 26:3.
At present she works as an experimental calligrapher and an artist, and continues to teach in her own studio and abroad. In 2013 she organized the 1st International Experimental Calligraphy workshop in Buenos Aires, “Calligraphy in blossom”. Since then, she has been teaching abroad: 2014 Florence, Italia. Portland, Salem, Los Angeles. 2015, Sonoma, San Francisco, Houston, Seattle, San Antonio in USA. 2016 Niederaichbach & Bad Sodem in Germany & in 2017 in the Summer School in Winter conference in Melbourne, Australia.
Her main interest is to mingle and blend diverse disciplines: art, textile art, graphic design, sumi-e and calligraphy to challenge the limits of conceptual art and technique. Her strength lies on her creativity.