AMELIA LEATHER COLLECTION's Profile
I was born in Bogota, Colombia and have been interested in art for as long as I can remember.
I began winning drawing competitions at an early age. I still remember those wonderful feelings of satisfaction when I used to receive First Place. I studied art in Colombia, but I was not able to pursue my career as an artist, but that didn’t stop me from learning and gaining much more knowledge about the power of color and its wide range of possibilities.
Later I studied Fashion Design and sold my artwork to friends in order to pay for school. I remember taking “Techniques of Expression”, which allowed me the freedom to use all kinds of elements that could be mixed to create my work. Around that time I became interested in natural materials and started looking at other artists use of materials such as iron, stone, wood, fibers etc.
After moving to New York, I was feeling the influence of the cultural variety in this…
- Born on November 24
- Joined February 7, 2012