She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of the Philippines, and studied printmaking at the School of Visual Arts in New york. She held solo exhibits at the Abu Dhabi Culture and Heritage Foundation and the Metropolitan Museum of Manila. She participated in the 2002 Open Sculpture and Installation exhibit in Lido, Venice. She received the Outstanding Professional Award for Fine Arts from the University of the Philippines Alumni Association, and the Pamaana ng Pilipino Presidential Award for outstanding overseas Filipinos in 2005. She received a grant from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation New York in 1999. She is represented by Paul Sharpe Contemporary Art Gallery New York. Her art is subject of the book Profound Afterglow, written by Ruben Defeo and Clint White, with a foreword by MOMA President Agnes Gund.