Norma C.

Mosaic Artist

“Wanting is being able to pursue my dreams.”

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Where are you from? Where do you live now?
I am from Mexico and I live in Los Angeles, CA.

Tell us about your family.
I am a single mother of four children. My family is the most important thing to me. They are my motivation to get ahead.

Tell us about past work/school or other meaningful experiences.
I studied until high school. I worked in a flower shop and in a hotel. I currently work in food sales.

What is something you are proud of?
I am proud that I reach the goals I set for myself. I am always persevere to meet them.

When did you first come to Piece by Piece? 
In 2015

How have you grown as a person and artist since joining Piece by Piece?
As a person, the group has helped me socialize, work on a team, and discover my abilities and hidden skills that led me through this path of art.

When did you start creating mosaics?
In a group that was in my neighborhood with a Piece by Piece instructor.

How did you first hear about Piece by Piece?
The artist Jose Morales from Piece by Piece invited me to participate with the group.

What has Piece by Piece and creating mosaics added to your life?
My life has undergone a lot of changes in my emotional health, relaxation, and learning about art by getting involved in other workshops.

What inspires you?
Frida Khalo, Diego Rivera, Vincent Van Gogh, and my daily life.

What are you most proud of from your time at Piece by Piece so far?
That Piece by Piece has helped me discover and develop my hidden skills and abilities.