In 1969 she moved with her family to Mexico City, and it is here, as a teenager where she first had contact with art and where her interest in painting grew. Since 1978 she started attending drawing and painting workshops at the Molino de Santo Domingo Academy, it was here that she discovered her vocation and decided to dedícate her professional life to the world of art. Between 1995 and 2015, she participated in various fine art workshops, among them those of Master Jose Lazcarro, Master Francisco Salas, Master Juan Sacristan, Master Javier Juarez and Master Jenny Appo. It is at this time, where she participated in workshop projects and where she studied and worked with sculpture, ceramics and etching, disciplines in which Emilia has showcased her emotions, concepts and means of artistic expression.
Emilia Sirrs has participated in over 50 exhibits in Mexico and Abroad, as well as in international; fairs such as the Art New York, MACO Mexico, Art wynwood and Art Miami working with the Durban Segnini Gallery. One may find her work in private collections and spaces in Mexico and elsewhere.