(Coatzacoalcos, Mexico, b. 1975)
Mexican born, self-taught artist based in Ottawa, CANADA
Painter, Drawer, Printmaker, Character Designer, Cartoonist and illustrator.
With more than 160 exhibitions and 20 years of experience, Irma studied Graphic Design at Universidad Iberoamericana Leon (1998). Her artwork has been shown in diverse Art Museums and Cultural Centres across Canada, Mexico, Egypt, Germany, France, England, Poland, Russia, Spain, Bulgaria, Italy, USA, Austria, Portugal, Rep. of Macedonia, Argentina, China among others.
She lived in Barcelona and attended the Llojta Advance School of Art and Design (LLOJTA), and several printmaking workshops in 2000. That same year she became a member of the Printmaking Workshop "La Torre de los Grillos" in Guadalajara along with Masters Artists such as Humberto Baca, Sergio Garval, Juan Carlos Macias, Cornelio Garcia, Carmen Bordes, Lula Sosa and others. She had her first individual exhibition in Galeria Alejandro Gallo in Guadalajara.
Her artwork has been selected for more than 20 International biennials, and held is in both private and public collections, including Bibliotheca Alexandrina (Egypt), Novosibirk’s State Museum (Russia), and the Museum of Arts of Queretaro (Mexico).