A combination of both her admiration for and exposure to European Arts greatly influenced her impasto technique. Payte later taught art history and appreciation at the Asia Pacific College in Magallanes for two years.
Today, when not enjoying paints and brushes in her studio, Payte designs jewelry. As design director her eponymous jewelry brand, she creates one-of-a-kind, export quality pieces that are found in different hotels in Metro Manila.
Flowers Abloom will be on view at the ArtistSpace, located at the Ayala Museum Annex, until August 23.