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My name is Amanda. Some people call me Bubbles (I love bubble gum—I’m kind of an addict). I’m Puerto Rican and Dominican. I currently live in Washington Heights, but I’ve lived in Harlem, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens, Staten Island, and New Jersey.
A friend told me about this program, thinking of my love for art and drawing. My number one interest is art. Besides that, I occasionally write, listen to music, and also laugh and chill with my friends. I get speechless when I try to describe art. Art is unique. Art is also what you make it! It’s my passion and love, and it makes me very happy. My favorite artist is me! My inspiration is everything that I see when I draw.
There are two people in my life whom I adore for their sense of creativity. One is my grandma. Her creative mind is amazing! Her ideas just get me excited. I love her. The other is my uncle Freddy who is a graffiti artist. The way he blends his colors makes my eyes pop. In the future I hope to become a better artist and make art a part of my future because it’s such an important part of my life.