She is a writer, art critic, architect, and geographer. Graduated in Architecture in 1987 from the Federal University of Minas Gerais, where she completed a master’s and a doctoral degree in Geography in 1997 and 2011, respectively. Since 1996 she has been a professor in the Architecture and Urbanism course at the Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais. In 2005, she wrote about the artist Rosângela Rennó in the book Fotoportátil. In 2012, she released the poem book Quarenta Poemas em Dez. Lives and works in Belo Horizonte.