Ivonne acero's resume 2009

 Ivonne Acero 2009 resume.doc

My mission is to focus and broaden my knowledge, and continue exploring and researching in the field of creativity. To impart tools and skills found inherent on the creative process, and assist people reacquaint with their own creativity in order to foster nourishment, professional & self growth, and  a better life style”.    


  •     Expressive Art therapy Certification (2006) Expressive Arts training institute
  •        B.A. Fashion Design and Merchandising (1990) Florida International University Miami, FL
  •        3 Years of studies in Textile Design (1987) Universidad de los Andes   Bogota, Colombia



       As a professor, facilitator, trainer and Key note speaker

o      The Creative Power (2007-2009): Design and delivery of multiple workshops for adults to enhance  creativity in the workplace, and personal lives of individuals at a personal level,  government agencies such as  the Environment Protection Agency (EPA), Region 6, Department of Homeland Security, Non profit organizations such as: GDHCC, AWUU, MEJ, and  designd and delivered creativity workshops for children such as in CISD and summer youth programs in Coppell, TX.
o      The frame project  (2007-2009): Assisting clients to go true a creative process and create a piece of art with found objects.
o      La Reunion TX (2007-2009): Teaching art technique classes and Art field orientation to disadvantaged young women.
o      NPR – KERA (2006): Key note speaker for The Glenn Mitchell Show on “The Forgotten Flower” Art exhibit
o      Professor Universidad de los Andes, Bogota – Colombia (1993-1994): Fashion design and sketching

       As a manager and entrepreneur

o      The creative Power, Dallas TX, (2007-2009): Founder and CCO

o      Alphagraphics Miami, FL (1995-1997): Owned and operated the franchise

o      Reportraje, Bogota- Colombia (1993-1995): Designed, published and marketed of a  quaterly fashion trend report

   As an Artist and Fashion Designer

o      Visual Artist - National, regional and local Touring  Artist (2003-2009): Narrative and conceptual artist focusing in the advocacy for current women and social issues

o      Consultant in Fashion Forecasting (1993-1995):Created a publication, Gather information of latest trends, and gave workshops to textile manufacturer's clientele in Latin American, over one hundred manufacturers clients  and sales associates

o      Fashion  Designer (1989-1993) : Designed and marketed fashion lines in swimmwear, childrenswear and ready- to-wear apparel. Created Haute-couture line for Miami Beach boutique, and dressed high executives women in Bogota- Colombia


  As a volunteer of  Outreach programas

o      HWNT-Hispanic Women  Network of Texas (2008-2009): Social initiative chair: WIN (Women in Need) -  which focuses on battered women. Designed and coordinated  seven modules , and delivered  the ”Mapping your Goals” module.

o      Booker T. Washington school of the Arts, Dallas TX, (2009) – Mentored a music cluster student, for a year, to succesfully transition into the private schooling system.



  •     Native spanish speaker and fluent in english


Member of

  •        HWNT- Hispanic Women Network of texas, Dallas Chapter
  •        TexasWax - Dallas chapter (2009)



  •     HWNT – Esrtrella award 2009