Biography: 

She teaches art, art history and Spanish literature in the United States and Europe. She is an internationally exhibited painter and sculptor. Has a PhD in Fine Arts from Complutense University in Madrid; a Master's degrees in Literature and Art from St. John’s University; and is the Director of bi-Coa: Base Iberoamericana/ Community of Two Americas in New York. Bi-Coa promotes Iberoamerican culture and interrelations with other cultures through their project “Connecting Cultures.” She is a Co-Principal Investigator, Program on Person Centered Medicine and Culture, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and John´s University, New York. Has a Certificate of Special Recognition as a Member of Merit by the Carlos III Foundation in Madrid, Spain. In 2006 she was the first female artist chosen to represent Latin America in celebrating the 60th Anniversary of UNESCO in Valencia, Spain. She is also a member of the Junior Board of Queens Council of the Arts and a member of the association ALDEEU, Spanish Professionals in America.