10 Lies We Tell Our Mothers & What They Really Mean

Mother’s Day is coming up & it’s that time of year to reflect on all of the amazing things that your mother has done for you. So instead of talking about my art, I’m devoting this entirely to my mother. But this year, I reflect on the things that I’ve done to my mother and I will confess – it’s a lot. Continue reading “10 Lies We Tell Our Mothers & What They Really Mean”

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How The Greatest Artist Of All Helped Me Create Beautiful Work!

When Hurricane Sandy hit New York City, the after math was heartbreaking.

Coney Island was buried in sand, homes were left in ruins and trains were down for days and days on end. I’ve never experienced anything like this in my life! Sandy was a true force of nature and we all completely underestimated her. Continue reading “How The Greatest Artist Of All Helped Me Create Beautiful Work!”

Three Reasons Why Digital Cameras Are Turning Creatives Into Zombies!

A couple of days ago, I invited some friends over to my studio to hang out and I showed them some of my photo pieces.

I always like to get advice from friends so I can see how they interpret my work (they will tell me if it looks weird or not haha!) They asked me how did I take the photos I told them that those pieces were taking with a film camera. Continue reading “Three Reasons Why Digital Cameras Are Turning Creatives Into Zombies!”

Why I Turned My Family Into Monsters & SCARED the Fashion World

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 “Why I Turned My Family Into Monsters & SCARED the Fashion World”

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How 13 Year Old Girls Helped Me Stop Bullying & Save Lives

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 “How 13 Year Old Girls Helped Me Stop Bullying & Save Lives”

My Method For From Starving Artist to Thriving Creator

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 “My Method For From Starving Artist to Thriving Creator”

Three Reasons Why Artists Go To The Armory Show

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 “Three Reasons Why Artists Go To The Armory Show”