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Felisa Prieto

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Born in Bogota, Colombia 1983

Felisa Prieto studied Drawing and Painting at Taller de Arte Augusto Ardila, in Colombia, and experimented with Performance and Installation art at an early age.

After relocating to South Florida in 2001, Felisa studied Fine Arts with an emphasis in Photography at Broward College under Teresa Diehl. In 2007, she transferred to The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she received a scholarship and two grants to pursue her degree as an Installation, Land and Environmental Artist.

Since 2004, Felisa has taught art ranging from painting and drawing to fibers, book and paper making, photography, video, and animation, to young audiences in schools and medical centers. She has also volunteered with nonprofit organizations in community-based projects including the Bronx Museum in New York, The Women's Center and Houston Center for Photography in Houston, Texas.

Felisa currently resides in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where she is currently starting her environmentally-conscious business, making zero-waste design bags and accessories with cruelty-free certified wool felt, and organic skincare. www.felisacreations.com

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