Rosa del Carmen Argueta

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Born in Arambala, Morazán in 1975From a very young age she liked to draw. During the years of the 1980-1990 civil war in El Salvador, she lived in the refuge camo of Colomoncagua in Honduras with her grandmother. 

Father Denis, an American priest who was a volunteer, taught her the first approaches to drawing and painting. Even with the few resources that existed at the time in the refugee camp Rosa del Carmen began drawing and painting and evolving her personal views about art.

In 2005, she joined the School of Art and Open Studio of Perquin, first as a student, later as an apprentice until she became one of the artists/ educators of the school.

In 2006, she began teaching drawing and painting to children and young people ages 5 to 12 years old. Since 2005, she has been part of the team of Muralists of the School of Art and Open Studio of Perquin together with Claudia Bernardi, an Argentine artist.

Currently, she is Artist and Professor teaching drawing and painting; wood sculpture and designing and facilitating collaborative murals all over the world.

Rosa del Carmen is also a jewelry designer manufactured exclusively with recycled materials.