Professional Experience

Palace of Westminster Frame conservation project

September 2023. London.

One week project for the conservation and stabilisation of a  late nineteenth-century English Gothic Revival gilded frame under the supervision of senior frame conservator Gerry Alabone. Responsibilities included light cleaning, re-adhering and consolidating loose and unstable compo and veneer, conservation frame upgrade, photography and documentation. Other responsibilities included packing materials, managing logistics, and liaising with the Collection's Care Team.

Krannert Art Museum, University of Indiana Champaign, Illinois Archeological textile conservation project

June - August 2023 Chicago and London

Stabilisation of ten archeological textiles, which included figurines and featherwork from the Reimagined pre-Hispanic Andean arts collection of the Krannert Art Museum under the supervision of senior conservator Stephanie Hornbeck of Caryatid Conservation. Responsibilities included: Removal from old mounts, humidification, stabilisation, conservation stitching, painting a stitching new backing supports and inserts, research, photography and documentation.

Graphic Artist

Since 1999. Lima, Düsseldorf, New York, and London.

Freelance web design, coding, bespoke Wordpress themes, and illustration. Recent projects at: www.cloudylab.co.uk

 Artefact Workshops

2017 - 2020. Art & science workshops and after school club for children aged 5-12. More information at www.artefactworkshops.com

Predictability and its Limits 

2012 - 2017. A series of illustrations developed in collaboration with Professor of Philosophy Roman Frigg from the London School of Economics and Political Science. The results were presented at an exhibition at the LSE with the support of the LSE Annual Fund, LSE Arts, and the Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science (CPNSS).

 Weaving the Universe from Atoms to Stars 

2009 - 2010. An art/science collaboration with Professor Arthur I. Miller from University College London. The results were presented at various lectures and exhibitions in London, Athens, and Berlin with the support of the British Council Germany and Ernst Schering Foundation.

Quinoa Films

New York based film/documentary production 2005 - 2012. Creative producer for journalist and film maker Carmen Valdivieso Hulbert for the production of Uchuraccay: An independent documentary about a group of journalists, who were murdered in 1983 in Uchuraccay, a remote hamlet in the Andes of Peru.

Adidas Peru

2000 - 2002. Marketing, product training, visual merchandising, PR events.  

Reebok Peru

1997 - 1999. Product training, visual merchandising.  

Cinemascine

Film and advertising producers for Peru and Chile

1995 - 1997. Field production manager - Peru.

Publicistas Asociados

Advertising agency

1993 - 1994. Field and technical production assistant.

Education

City and Guilds of London Art School

10.2021 - 06.2024

Currently 3rd year student. Stone/Wood Conservation.

Art Academy Düsseldorf, Germany

Semester 2003-04 Graphic (Prof. A.R. Penk).

Corriente Alterna

1998 - 1999 Painting workshop (Jose Luis Arbulú).

Instituto Peruano de Publicidad (Advertising Institute of Peru)

1993 - 1995 Audio - Visual Communication.

Language

Spanish, native speaker. 

English, fluent, written and spoken.

German, fluent.