Born in El Salvador and calling the Bay Area home since she was one, Amaranta Trained at the Academy of Art University. Her illustrative style of animal and nature art translates well to multiple mediums. She is the co-founder of the Four Directions Mural Project and Art Collective. Amaranta enjoys mentoring and teaching art to children and teens and has helped many overcome shyness, grief and anxiety using art. She lives and works in Oakland, CA, and Portland, OR.