Catalina studied architecture with honors at University of Chile. Starting her journey as a lighting designer, she first gained experience as an intern, participating in several projects and seminars in Chile. After graduating with a degree in architecture, she moved to Melbourne, Australia where she worked on several lighting design projects in China, Southeast Asia and Australia. Catalina developed her field of expertise mainly in high end hospitality and urban projects. In 2017 she graduated from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology with a degree in Lighting Engineering and Design.
Catalina is constantly studying and researching different fields to enrich her experience and to have a more integrative approach to lighting design.