Born in Medellin, Colombia an architect by training, Gutiérrez earned her BFA from the Corcoran School of Art in Washington D.C. In her work as a painter, sculptor, as well as a furniture designer, Gutiérrez brings multiple disciplines and media to bear. Her work is always informed by her constant search for abstraction and techniques that reflect her varied professional background. She has participated in several group shows and has exhibited in galleries and museums in the United States and Colombia. Gutiérrez has her studio in Washington D.C.