Training and Professional involvement
Raquel began painting in 1996 while residing in Brazil, where she studied with the internationally acclaimed artist, Tran Tho. Additionally, attending a variety of painting classes with private teachers, and remaining actively involved with local artists, collaborating, setting up art shows and helping other artists.
Later, In Miami, studied with Anne Lemos at the University of Miami. There, was an active member of the One Ear Society in Coconut Grove, an organized art community.
Raquel participates regularly in art exhibits, actively involved with art groups, winning awards and accolades, and successfully selling her art to collectors and private buyers in several countries.
■ Performing Art Center in Tarpon Springs
■ Exhibition in Broker Creek December 2019
■ Stirling Art Studios Gallery - Dunedin - Dec. 2017
■ People Choice award for Day In Africa In Black Montain Red House
and Honorable Mention 2015
■ Annual participation since 2012
● Red house art Gallery in Black mountain
● The Art Center in Dunedin
■ Stirling Art Studios Gallery - Dunedin - 2016
■ Tampa Museum of Science & industry at the ARC Gallery at MOSI - 2010
● “Earth Vision” Show
● “Unseen” Show
■ Tarpon Springs Docks Gallery —2009
■ Le Leche League In Clearwater FL - 2007
■ The FL Museum of Hispanic & Latin - 2000
■ The Jewish Museum of Florida , Miami Beach FL- 2000
Two painting are now on display in an exhibition in Denmark
■ 1212 art studio
■ Creative art Gild
■ Tarpon Springs Art Association
■ Red House in Black Mountain, North Carolina
■ The “Artist of the month” Award for "Cave Art", The Creative Art Guild ,Dunedin, FL.
■ "People's choice award”, for "Celestial Innocence”, Tarpon Springs Art Association, FL.
■ The “Artist of the month” Award for "Poetic Heat", Tarpon Springs Art Association, FL.
■ 2ND place for “A day in Africa”, mixed media category - The Red House in Black Mountain
■ Honorable Mention and the "People Choice Award” for "The Knight Nights" - The Tarpon
Springs Art Association in 2015 annual exhibition
■ “Artist of the Month” Award for "Taste of Summer”- TSAA - The Tarpon Spring Art Association.
■ 1ST place Award in Mixed Media category for “Euphoria”- AGS gallery, Old Fort NC.
■ 1ST place Award in Mixed Media for “Cornucopia”- TSAA - The Tarpon Spring Art Association.
■ Second place Award in Mixed Media for "Euphoria"- TSAA - The Tarpon Springs Art Association.
Raquel’s works grace the walls of collectors and the headquarters of some businesses in several countries.\