||Q: Can you speak about a book (or books) that deeply influenced you as an artist?
||Q: Were there any other artists in your family?
||Q: Why do you prefer not to explain your titles and imagery?
||Q: All artists go through periods when they wonder what it’s all for. What do you do during times like that?
||Q: You often speak about the Mexican and Guatemalan figures in your paintings as serving a function analogous to actors in a repertory company. In other words, a particular figure plays a different role each time it appears in one of your pastel paintings. Would you choose a figure and show how you have painted it through the years?
||Pearls from artists* # 122
||Q: How do you select a photograph to use as reference material to make a pastel painting?
||Q: How do you remove pastel dust from your clothing, fingers, etc.?