Janet Aboud's Profile
Born and raised in El Paso, TX., I have been fortunate to live in an area where I can see 2 countries, 3 states and 4 cities from my backyard. One side of the freeway is the US, the other side...Mexico. I live where Mexican culture is a way of life. From the food to the music to the rich traditions, color and whimsy is everywhere. Mexico is a country of very skilled crafstmans, colorful artisans and humble people. I feel lucky to know that it has
touched me in a way that I express in my art. A self taught artist, I have been inspired by the life and people on the border. I've been a professional artist for 10 years.
Many of my pieces are influenced by Day of the Dead(El Día de los Muertos in Spanish) which is a holiday celebrated mainly in Mexico and by people of Mexican heritage (and others) living in the United States and Canada. The holiday focuses on…
- Born on January 7
- Joined February 13, 2008