Pilar Agueci graduated from the Ontario College of Art and Design, in Jewellery and Metalsmithing. Following graduation, Pilar was Resident Artist at the Glasgow School of Art. While in Europe, she enrolled in workshops with Ruudt Peters and at Alchimia Contemporary Jewellery School, with Marzia Rossi.
Pilar has been awarded grants from the Association of Contemporary Jewellery and the Crafts Association of British Columbia to travel and further her education. She has also been published in 500 Art Jewelry Necklaces.