||Professional Esthetican/Make-Up Artist/Visual Artist and Designer.
||Co-founder/Artistic Director of 1315 Gallery, 1315 Wellington West, Ottawa ON
||Fluent in both English and Spanish.
Hair Technician Apprenticeship:
October 2002-May 2003
Scissors Hair Studio, Ottawa Ontario
Make-up Artist, March 22, 2008
Adorit/Aurajan Boutique's Spring/Summer Fashion Show;
Mercury Lounge, Ottawa ON
(Fundraiser for Tibetan Nomad to finish teacher's college in Tibet)
Costume Designer Assistant, July-August 2006
Brentwood College Theater Productions,
Duncan BC (Check out pics under 'Sew Pretty' in Gallery)
Make-up Artist, September 10th 2003
For Holy Fuck; Helesinki Lounge & Disco
Make-Up Artist, May 2003
Scissors Hair Studio, Ottawa
For Mirror Magazine Photo Shoot
Model, April 2003
Woman’s Trade Show, Ottawa Congress Center
For Scissors and Holt Renfrew
Costume Breakdown for Film: The Art of Woo, May 2001
Dyed and painted a homeless woman’s outfit for an extra.
Make-Up Artist, October 15th-16th 2000
Imagine 2000, Toronto’s Hair and Beauty Event
Amnesty International: December 10, 1997
Assisted the set designer and helped with tasks for preparation of Human Rights Day
Primary Teacher Assistant, International Language Program 1995-1996
I worked with grade two students who were learning to speak, write and read Spanish. I was responsible for assisting the teacher, marking assignments, preparing daily arts and craft activities; as well as the set design and costume designs for holiday plays and festivals.
|Mediums:|| Oil, Acrylic, Ink, Mixed Media, Fiber Art|
|Genre/Style: || My own and it always depends on my mood. |
|Place of Birth: ||Quito, Ecuador|
|Mentors: ||Martha Mann, Hillary Corbett, Evan Ayotte, Shawn Roy, Ed Cotman, and many many more.|
|Education: ||College: International Academy of Design & Technology; graduated 2001 in Costume Design.|
Richard Robinson Academy of Fashion Design; 2001 studying Haute Couture, Textiles and Drawing.
|Goals: ||To push the boundaries of Art n'Media combinations; to create new fashion that combines ART, history and drama for stage n'ready to wear.|
|Other Arts Practiced: ||Literary Arts, Millinery, Make-Up, Esthetics, Fashion and Costume Design.|
|Recognition: ||Selected as one of six girls in the Ottawa Region by "Onaversal" magazine as an "Ottawa IT Girl". Pgs 6, 11 Summer Edition 2002|
|Promoted by: ||
New RO Channel 6, July 2005. Breakfast Television, Live interview with Paola Bauer for Sew Pretty Designs, July 14th 2005.|
Fashion Television, Noon @ The New RO; July 8th 2005. Live Interview with Kim Rodger (owner of Soho Betty Boutique Ottawa) in
regards to "Dolls of Dalhousie" Fashion Show and the Designers.
Hipster and Poser Ottawa’s Modern Monthly Magazine. December 2004/January 2005 Pgs.10, 17.