Colombian born Artist. Hilda was trained as a petroleum engineer with a master’s degree in International Business. She worked in the Oil field for several years, but her passion was always the visual and literary arts. She changed carriers and studied art at Glasell School Houston, Calgary Arts, Canada, and with the recognized Brazilian artist, Augusto Sousa Rodriguez. She has received instruction from Rob Liberace, Carolyn Anderson, Huihan Liu, Clayton Beck and other masters. Currently resides in Houston, where she has her studio. Hilda is an active member of several art organizations that contribute to the promotion of education in the visual arts. She also writes poetry which sometimes is incorporated into her paintings. Her art is in private collections in Canada, Brazil and The United States. She has exhibited in several countries and her work has received multiple awards and positive critic review. Hilda currently teaches art and languages in school and private settings.