Bio photo: Leopoldo Alfaro
PGC in Higher Education
MSc. Psychology of Education
MSc. Product Management
I am a Mexican Textile Designer, as well as a Visual Arts IB Teacher.
Studied Art and Design in Panama and Argentina.
Passionate about textiles, I took an intensive course at Université de la Mode- Lumière in Lyon, France, followed by a Masters Degree in Product Management at IED Madrid.
I collaborated as a freelance Designer, VM and product management positions for: Tom Van der Borght (Ghent, Belgium) Giorgio Armani (Spain and Portugal), and other companies.
I also worked as a Regional Visual M. Coordinator for different brands such as: Tommy Hilfiger LATAM for the Caribbean, Bath and Body Works Latin America, and SML Chilean Magazine (Product Management).
My designs have been showcased in different international exhibitions such as: Fashion Week Panama, Sin Fronteras (Bogotá, Colombia), IKAS Art (Madrid, Spain), Goethe-Institut Barcelona (Oh Tannenbaum), Les Petites Riens for Tom Van der Borght (Brussels, Belgium), and more.
Regarding teaching, I have been an educator in the Art & Design field at Universities, such as: Italiana de Diseño México, LaSalle College International (LCI), and Ganexa Art University.
Besides textile design, I co-founded: Ergomod., adaptive wear for people with disabilities, and recently started a non-profit collaboration with Autism4Good to promote artistic inclusion in autistic children.