Daniela Wicki was born in Lima ,Peru,to Swiss parents. Formed initially in classical painting during her teenage years , she left the world of painting for a successful career as an attorney and business ventures in New york. The city's energy and it's Museum of Modern Art developed her individual abstract sensibility and triggered a powerful creative response influencing her to return to painting full time . In 1995 she moved back to Peru where she studied and worked along with major contemporary Peruvian artists. In 1997 she moved to Miami, where she continues her creative work immersed full time as a painter. During her career she has had a number of successful local and international exhibits with the acclaim of critics , a strong presence in important collections and wide recognition of her force as a painter.