Irene previously worked as a nurse and clinical instructor both in the Philippines and other countries.She is a self-taught artist who pursued art when she moved to Hong Kong in 1998. Irene paints in oil and acrylic with a penchant for vivid colors and contemporary flair.
Most of her works at present are in oil and she loves the surprising, bold and adventurous texture of pallette knife. She enjoys natural landscapes, flowers,faces and figures and other works coming from different photos from her compilation.
For all the blessings that she's been receiving, Irene wholeheartedly donates her works mostly at charity events. She has joined Beyond Borders II and III at the Philippine Consulate, International Care Ministries 2010 Charity Auction at Hong Kong Convention Centre and 2011 Empower Wine Tasting Dinner at the Island-Shangrila in Central.
She lives in Discovery Bay with three adorable children and also teaches acrylic painting as an after class activity at Discovery Bay Recreation Club.