She was born in Santiago, Chile, in 1963.
Teresita studied a degree on Design and Arts at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (1982-1985).
In 2005, she joined the Huara Huara ceramics studio and participated in different seminars together with Akio Takamori, Rafa Pérez, Gustavo Pérez and Martha Pachon.
Parallel to that, she began to work with stoneware and porcelain. In 2008, she founded with Mariana Wieland her own workshop of ceramic called , “Objeto de Arte” (Object of Art), where Teresita began giving pottery classes and still does.
In 2016, she was awarded first place in the "X Biennial Artistic Ceramic" Valparaíso, Chile.
In 2017, she has been selected to represent Chile in the "Revelations" biennial, Grand Palais, Paris , France.
Besides pottery classes, she has a permanent exhibition of works in stoneware and porcelain.
2017 “Révélations” Biennal, representing Chile, Grand Palais, France.
2017 “Azulesteka” Exhibition. Centro de Extensión Universidad Católica, Santiago Chile.
2016 “Encuentros Objetuales” Exhibition, American Art Museum (MAPA), Cultural Center GAM, Santiago, Chile.
2016 “ X Biennal, Artistic Ceramic”, Valparaíso, Chile.
(Awarded first place)
2015 “Negroesteka”, Exhibition, Centro Extensión, Universidad Católica , Santiago, Chile.
2014 “Blanco Esteka” (White Esteka) Art Gallery Las Condes, Santiago, Chile.
2013 “Paisajesteka exhibition”. Espacio Fa (Fa Space), Santiago, Chile.
2012 “VIII Bienal de Viña del Mar” (Viña del Mar VIII Biennial Convention), Viña del Mar, Chile (Second place winner).
2011 “Cobre y Barro” (Copper and Clay), Bodegón cultural Los Vilos (Los Vilos Cultural center), Chile.
2010 “Emerging Artists”, Fupping, China (Selected runner up).
2010 “25 x 25” Galería de Arte Patricia Ready (Patricia Ready Art Gallery), Santiago, Chile.
2009 “Cobre y Barro” (Copper and Clay) Wall Painting for the National Bicentennial. Bodegón Cultural de Los Vilos (Los Vilos Cultural StillLife), Los Vilos, Chile.
2008 “Susurros de Tierra” ( Earth Murmurs), Casas de Lo Matta, Santiago, Chile.
2007 “Animal Esteka”, Centro de Extensión UC (Catholic University Extension Center), Santiago, Chile.
2005 “Tri-terra” (Triple-clay) Galería Carmen Codoceo (Carmen Codoceo Art Gallery), La Serena, Chile.
2016 “Maríntimo” Cultural Corporation Las Condes, Santiago, Chile.