She was a Professor of Painting at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Florence from 1975 to 2012. In 1974 she won a prestigious study grant for painting offered by the City of Florence and in 1975 she was invited to participate in the Tenth Rome Quadrennial, “The New Generation”.
Her career as an artist began in the 1970s; she exhibited her work in numerous galleries and museums, both in Italy and abroad. Her works have been shown in the Centre Pompidou in Paris, the museums of modern art in São Paolo and in Rio de Janeiro, the Castel dell’Ovo in Naples, the Palazzo Martinengo in Brescia, Palazzo Pitti’s Costume Gallery in Florence, the Tophane-i Amire Culture and Art Center in Istanbul, at the Sanskriti Kendra in New Delhi, in the Sala Samonà in Padua, the Kulturbanhof in Kassel, Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, the Archaeological Museum in Fiesole, the Italian Institute of Culture in Ljubljana, Palazzo Medici Riccardi in Florence and Palazzo Guinigi in Lucca, among others.
In the 1980s she began designing glass and ceramic pieces and she was invited to participate in many events in this field; examples of her work have been published in prestigious interior design and design magazines.
In 1987 she collaborated with Adolfo Natalini on his project for the Teatro della Compagnia in Florence by designing the etched glass doors for the entrance.
In 2004 her solo exhibition “Kimono”, curated by Carlo Sisi and Giovanna Giusti, was held at the Costume Gallery in Palazzo Pitti in Florence.
Paintings from her project “Libri d’artista” (“Artist’s Books”) are in museum collections.
Her work is characterised by its particular textures and use of different fabrics and papers upon which thread and stitches are transformed into symbols and writing.
She participated in Pitti Immagine from 2004 to 2013.
In October 2014 she was named “Accademica” of Painting by the Accademia Delle Arti e del Disegno.