Textile Design with Dyes

“Momotombo” Inspired by the Momotombo Volcano in Nicaragua. This is a one-of-a-kind hand painted silk jacket/Kimono. This design represents the eruption of creativity coming from within.  The salt technique was carefully curated into the design.

Textile Design with Dyes and Gouache

“Sacred Us” I love my walks at the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Miami, Florida. One day on a visit, I observed the beauty of the Cannonball Flowers. I  later learned  that the Cannonball flowers is a sacred flower in different parts of the world. Spiritual and respected in Brazil…

A Silk Painted Scarf

“Flower me” Hand Painted Silk Scarf applying the serti technique using water-based resist.

Stop Flow Silk Painting

“Calla Lily” Some years ago, I taught myself how to hand paint on silk. It is a beautiful, rewarding and delicate art. Since then I have taken classes with master silk painters in different parts of the world. Some of my works are figurative others are abstracts, I paint what…

Abstract Painting

“E-motions” One of my abstract pieces; reflecting a snap-shot moment of my inner universe.

Joyful Birds Textile Design

“Joyful Birds” The inspiration for this design great for wallpapers or home furnishings was William Morris, the brilliant British textile designer of the 1800’s.  The Inspiration for the birds came from nature Nicaraguan photography by my childhood friend and photographer Jorge Mejia Peralta. This painting was exhibited at The Museum…

Rose Pencil Drawing

“Nova scotia Rose” A pencil drawing of a rose of my garden that I photographed on a summer day in Nova Scotia.

Frangipani Hand Painted Silk Kimono

“Frangipani “ A one-of-kind hand-painted silk wearable art piece. Frangipanis, also called Plumeria and Sacuanjoches, are the main focus of this cocoon jacket. No gutta was used to paint flowers, but a mixed of free-flow techniques that included a dye thickeners like seaweed.  A large piece of white silk charmeuse…