2000-2016

2011 ∙ Together with María García, she organizes the exhibition Develando el mundo de Luis Buñuel, Fundación Héctor García, Mexico City.

2010 ∙ Founding of the library Esto es gallo, which conserves the book collection of the late painter Alberto Gironella, in Mexico City’s El Aire Centro de Arte.

2008 ∙ Reinterpretation of the engravings found in the time capsule placed in the cathedral’s western tower in 1791.

2005 ∙ She participates in the creation of the Centro Ecuménico para la Conservación y Promoción del Patrimonio Artístico Virreinal, Instituto Manuel Toussaint, located in the Oratorio de San Felipe Neri, Mexico City.

2002 ∙ Design of the large banner bearing the image of Saint Juan Diego, the flower arches and the brocade on the stoles used in the canonization ceremony for Juan Diego and the Child Martyrs of Tlaxcala in Mexico City’s Basílica de Guadalupe, presided over by Pope John Paul II.

2000 ∙ Donation of an altar to the Virgin of Guadalupe to the Tzetzal community in Chiapas.


1990-1999

1999 ∙ Parade float Mariposa Monarca for the Festival de Primavera del Centro Histórico de la Ciudad de México.

1997 ∙ Founding of the El Aire Centro de Arte, an independent center for the plastic arts, open to a variety of cultural expressions.

1993 ∙ Parra directs the traveling exhibition Colorín colorado: el arte de los niños indios in Mexico City’s Palacio de Bellas Artes, benefiting the Fideicomiso para la Salud y la Alimentación de los Niños Indígenas de México (FIDEO).

1992 ∙ Installation in Mexico City’s Museo de Antropología for World Environment Day, presided over by Social Development Secretary Luis Donaldo Colosio; set design for Ofelia Medina’s spectacle Sor Juana hoy in Madrid’s Casa de América, part of the Quinto Centenario del Descubrimiento de América.

1991 ∙ She helps her friend Margarita González Gamio, Miguel Hidalgo’s representative, in the recovery of the murals of Diego Rivera at the Cárcamo del Río Lerma.

1990 ∙ Set design for Ofelia Medina’s spectacle Mexican Señorita at New York’s Roseland Ballroom.


1980-1989

1987 ∙ Painting of La Virgen de la Merced, praised by Cardinal Ernesto Corripio Ahumada; founding of the Sociedad de Amigos del Centro Histórico de Oaxaca, Puebla y Tulancingo, Hidalgo.

1985 ∙ Stage and costume design for Bizet’s opera Carmen, Teatro de Bellas Artes, Mexico City.

1983 ∙ Founding of the Sociedad de Amigos del Centro Histórico de la Ciudad de México together with Fernando Gamboa, Fernando Benítez, José Luis y Bertha Cuevas, Guillermo Tovar y de Teresa, Luis Felipe del Valle Prieto, Manolo Arango, Francesca Saldivar, Rosalba Garza, Pedro Diego Alvarado, Tonatiuh Gutiérrez,  Jaime Ortiz Lajous y Efraín Castro.

Set design for the Jesusa Rodríguez production of Donna Giovanni, which was performed at the Festival Cervantino in Guanajuato before touring Europe.

1982 ∙ She forms part of the artistic direction of Paul Leduc’s film Frida Kahlo, Naturaleza Viva.

1981 ∙ Set and costume design for the play Son, directed by Juan Ibáñez and with music by Dámaso Pérez Prado, teatro El Galeón, Mexico City.


1967-1979

1979 ∙ Costume design for Las alas sin sombra o la historia de Víctor Rey, written and directed by Héctor Azar. Set design for La muerte florida, directed by Arturo Alegro and produced by Francesca Saldívar performed at the Teatro Radio Universidad, UNAM, and later in Munich, Germany.

1977 ∙ She works with Fernando Gamboa to create Mexico City’s Biblioteca del Museo de Arte Moderno.

1976  ∙ Set and costume design for Kurt Becsig’s play Triangulo español, directed by Juan Ibáñez, Teatro del Seguro Social on Paseo de la Reforma, Mexico City. She participates in the Códice group in the X Biennale de Paris.

1972 ∙ Museography for Alberto Gironella’s exhibition El entierro de Zapata y otros enterramientos, Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City.

1968 ∙ Organizes the first Salón de primavera painting competition, Casa del Lago; directs the Casa del Lago’s Galerías de Artes Plásticas, UNAM, Mexico City.

1967 ∙ Set design for Jean Cocteau’s Los novios de la Torre Eiffel and Federico García Lorca’s El Retablillo de Don Cristóbal, Casa del Lago, UNAM, Mexico City.