NYU Black Renaissance Noire Spring 2015 - Page 79

1  most of her adult life, Margot made the United For States her home, living in New York City with family members from Colombia, whom she convinced to join in her adventure. She has prospered as a competent caretaker and property manager and, when we can, we visit each other. When did you decide to become or consider yourself an artist? I was young when I discovered that art was the only tool I had to communicate and understand, a little bit, the mysteries of the world in which I lived. What was your early artistic training? I am from a very creative family.  My father, a psychiatrist, had a great imagination; when it was story-telling-time he told stories with tremendous ability. My mother h @