||Q: What do you enjoy most about being an artist?
||Q: What advice would you give to up and coming artists, as well as experienced artists, who want to reach the level of publicity and notoriety that you have achieved?
||Pearls from artists* # 380
||Q: During one of the most gripping times of your life, you were personally affected by the 9/11 attack on our country. Your husband was killed on the plane that crashed into the Pentagon. Would you mind telling us about it and how it has shaped your work?
||Pearls from artists* # 135
||Q: Another interesting series of yours that has impressed me is your recent “Black Paintings.” The pieces in this series are darker than the ones in “Domestic Threats.” You create an effective mix between the dark background and the few bright tones, which establish such a synergy rather than a contrast, and all the dark creates a prelude to light. It seems to reveal such a struggle, a deep tension, and intense emotions. Any comments on your choice of palette and how it has changed over time?
||Q: Do you have any advice for a young painter or someone just starting out as an artist?
||Q: Where do you want your work to go in the future?
||Q: Is there an overarching narrative in your photographs with Mexican and Guatemalan figures?