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By Charuka Arora. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
In this Arts To Hearts Podcast episode, Host Charuka Arora interviews Chilean Textile Artist, Carmen Mardónez! - Carmen grew up in Chile, in a family of 8 sisters and 1 brother. - She explains how she grow up with norms about womanhood, and conduct in society. She was taught embroidery at 10 years of age for her future children and how to cook for her future husband. - As Carmen was the eldest, she felt that she was always taking care of everyone around her, and postponing her career and herself. - She talks about creating work with textile and how what tied her down, grew her into the powerful artist she is! - She shares how she started creating art with embroidery, and how she started selling her work. - Carmen also talks about moving to the USA, raising her children and simultaneously creating art. - Carmen later talks about her shows and the art grants received by her! Find Carmen on: Instagram: Website: Connect with Our Host Charuka on Instagram: Keep In Touch With Us at Arts To Hearts Project!