Silvia was born in Bogota, Colombia and moved to London at the age of 14. She graduated from Goldsmiths University in 2011 and since then, has pursued a very diverse career in Design working for various distinguished organizations and designers including Advertising agency Deutsch Inc (in New York), Wallpaper* magazine and visual artist Rob Ryan.

She has also been invited to participate in various exhibitions including a one week experimental residency at tooting market where she delivered various talks about her project Dirty money which explores the relationship between british people and the £5 banknote. She has also exhibited at the “Brush” exhibition at Concrete space gallery in November 2012 and the “Love and war” exhibition at Hoxton Arches in April 2013.

More recently, Silvia has been working as an in-house graphic artist for the Accelerated Solutions Environment (ASE) at Capgemini, where she utilises the art of graphic recording, or scribing, to help clients visualise and work through their complex problems in innovative ways. Some of the clients she has worked with include the NHS, Siemens, and the World Cities network.