Lives and works in Montevideo, Uruguay
Was born in Paysandu in 1975, during all her childhood and teen years she developed an umbilical connection with both art and sports more precisely drawing and volleyball. Around 1994 she started studying industrial design and despite taking part in a number of promising group shows, midway through college her artistic practice went on halt. Some years later an unfortunate knee injury ended her competitive volleyball career.
In 2012, after many years dedicated to her family and professional lives, Gladys started drawing and painting again and shortly after resumed her relation with sports by training the girls team in her neighborhood club.