By the age of eight, I felt that I was ugly.
There were so many times when I was being picked on as a kid because I was Colombian, flat chested and didn’t wear any cool clothes that were in style. When I was growing up, I lived a life of hand-me-downs from my older sister. Continue reading “The Photo Week: Why I Turned My Family Into Monsters & SCARED the Fashion World”
A couple of years ago, a very dear friend of mine committed suicide and it tore me to pieces.
For those of you who have experienced a loss like this, there’s no words to describe the feeling of knowing that your friend left this world by choice. It wasn’t until I found out later that the main reason of his actions was because he was constantly bullied and chastised for being different. Continue reading “The Photo Week: How 13 Year Old Girls Helped Me Stop Bullying & Save Lives”
I, like many other art students, graduated college with a prestigious degree…..and broke.
I live in an economy that charges too much but you make too little, wasn’t getting enough sleep because I was constantly working around the clock, wished there were enough hours in the day to get shit done and was out all hours of the night making connections to help my creative career. I was religiously going to gallery and museum openings Continue reading “The Photo Week: My Step-By-Step Method For Going From Starving Artist to Thriving Creator”
A couple of years ago while attending college, my professor at the time made it a requirement to attend The Armory Show located in New York City. Her name was Asya Reznikov, an amazing video & sculpture artist (highly suggest you take a look at her work). She told me that I would benefit from the show…and I have attended every show ever since. Continue reading “The Photo Week: 3 Reasons Why Artists Go To The Armory Show”