Professional Training in Haute Couture Embroidery, École Lesage, France, 2018

MFA Textile Art and Artefact, National College of Art and Design, Ireland, 2015

BA Art and Design Education, National College of Art and Design, Ireland, 2006

Research, Presentations, Publications

Bordados: An Exhibition of Embroidered Textiles from Mexico, (Exhibition),  Journées Européennes du Patrimoine, The Mexican Embassy to France (Paris, September 2018), Paris Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi and  Sharjah University College of Fine Arts and Design (2017, UAE) and the The Mexican Embassy in Ireland (2016, Dublin)

Oh Oaxaca (Article), Selvedge Magazine, Issue 83: Cotton, London, July/August 2018

A Stitch in Time: Embroidered Textiles from Mexico, (Research Paper), Cultura de moda en América Latina issue of the peer-reviewed journal Dobras: Revista de la Asociación Brasileña de Estudios e Investigaciones en Moda, Brazil, 2018

Bordados: An Exhibition of Embroidered Textiles from Mexico, (Presentation),  Anthropology of Textiles seminar, Musée du Quai Branly, Paris, 2018

B is for Bordados, (Article),  Dressing the New World: The Trade and the Culture of Clothing in the New Spanish Colonies 1600 - 1800, ed. Corinne Thépault, France, 2018

Bordados: An Exhibition of Embroidered Textiles from Mexico, (Presentation) International Committee for Museums and Collections of Costume (ICOM) annual conference, The Narrative Power of Clothes, London College of Fashion, 2017

Embroidery as a Fine Art Practice, (Presentation), El Bordado Como Arte conference, Institute of Fine Arts, University of Xalapa, Mexico, 2015

Thomas Dammann Junior Memorial Trust Award, Ireland, 2015


The Tears of Aphrodite, International Women’s Rights Day 2019, Textile Art Installation, Paris, France, 2019

Green Sakthi, Artist in Residence, India, 2017

The Jellyfish Swarm, Artist in Residence, United Arab Emirates, 2017

WB Yeats: A Life and Death Less Ordinary, Exhibition, Ireland, 2016

Textiles Inspired by the Poetry of WB Yeats, Exhibition, Ireland, 2015

Conversations, Exhibition, Ireland, 2015

International Women's Day, Exhibition, Ireland, 2007

The Shadow Dolls, Cover Artwork for Domestic Violence, a collection of poetry by Eavan Boland, 2006, Carcanet Press


Educational Consultant and Workshop Facilitator, Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation, United Arab Emirates, 2017

Art Teacher, Canadian International School, United Arab Emirates, 2016 - 2017

Educational Consultant, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin 2009 - 2015

Lecturer in Fashion and Costume Design, Dublin Institute of Design, Ireland, 2012 - 2015

Art Teacher and Head of the Art Department, St. Joseph of Cluny and Loreto Crumlin, Ireland, 2009 - 2015

Co-Director and Workshop Facilitator, Textile Workshop Dublin, Ireland, 2010 - 2013