In 1982, she was awarded the presidential trophy for winning first place in the KKK Poster Design Contest at the PICC. In 1994, her editorial cartoon won first place in the Ely Santiago Memorial Award.
She worked as computer graphics artist of GMA TV-10 Bacolod and created the visual aspect of the first local animated television commercial, Pandora's Box.
A graduate of Computer Science and Law, she studied AAB art workshops mentored by the likes of Edgar Dionela (cartooning), Mawe Palacios (watercolor), and Katsang Alob (terra cotta).
She is the club secretary of the Art Association of Bacolod-Negros for 2007-09 and has participated in almost all group shows. She has also exhibited in Cebu and Manila, gaining attention for her oil pastel figures and limited palette landscapes.