"My work investigates the different approaches that we humans use to seize nature, such as scientific illustration, painting, taxonomy, taxidermy, collections, etc. I am interested in questioning and showing the contradictions that exist among these approaches as I understand that after all, they are not so much about a look at nature but an insight into ourselves, into our own nature."

Montevideo, Uruguay.  1988

 

Pharmaceutical Chemist, Faculty of Chemistry, University of the Republic of Uruguay (2012)

 

Lives and works in Montevideo and Punta del Este. Currently shares an artistic workshop with other artists where she makes her own production and imparts visual art classes. Previously, she has worked as a teacher at Punto Arte and as an assistant at Casa B.

 

In 2020 she made a residency at Uberbau_house in São Paulo with a project that investigates the contemporary possibilities of scientific illustration and painting. In 2018 she was selected to carry out a residency at the Espacio de Arte Contemporáneo (EAC) with her project "The Physics of the Flight”.  The result of this experience was chosen to be part of the exhibition "Histartiencia" curated by Fernando Sicco, director of the EAC.

 

She has taken courses at the EAC ("Expansión- An approach to the History of Contemporary Art of Uruguay" by Gustavo Tabares and "SAYO, pedagogical platform for reflection, dialogue and production in contemporary creation", by Lucía Pittaluga) and at the Contemporary Art Foundation (permanent training program of contemporary practices by López Lage).

 

In 2017 she was selected to carry out her first individual exhibition, “Illusio”, at the Alliance Française. Previously she attended various courses and workshops: she studied drawing with Óscar Larroca and then painting with Gerardo Acuña where she worked with various techniques such as acrylic, oil, pastel, indian ink and mixed media.  She complemented this training by studying with other artists such as Álvaro Amengual, Rogelio Osorio and Claudia Anselmi. In 2015 she travelled to Oaxaca, Mexico, where she studied lithography and ceramic sculpture. She completed the first year of the Bachelor of Sculpture at the Pedro Figari School and the first year at the National School of Fine Arts Institute. She has also done several group shows in Montevideo and Maldonado and has works that are in private exhibitions in Uruguay, Argentina and the USA.

Montevideo, Uruguay.  1988

 

Pharmaceutical Chemist, Faculty of Chemistry, University of the Republic of Uruguay (2012)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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