Women of Excellence

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Teresa A. Castaneda

Title: Artist
Industry: Art
Type of Organization: Art/Self-Sustaining Youth Project
Major Product/Service: Painted art work; Preparing free art from scavenged materials
Expertise: 33 years experience; Creates abstract art; Invented "Crinklism" and "Formed Canvas" art forms; Scavenges and collects free items at garage sales, creates art with it and gives away for free; Serves as an Illustrator and creates jewelry
Geographic Area of Distribution: Denver, Colorado, National
University/Degree: B.A., Jewelry and Photography, Metropolitan State University, 1990
Born: Denver, Colorado
Hobbies/Sports: Family activities, camping, train enthusiast
Honors & Awards: Recognized, National Endowment for the Arts; Archived, National Museum of Women in the Arts; Governor's Award for Downtown Excellence, Pueblo, Colorado, 2016
Published Works: Lectures, "How to be a Living Artist", libraries, colleges, high schools and art organizations