Mapmaker Profile: Maureen Altman

Mapmaker Profile - Maureen Altman

Maureen Altman is an artist , poet and educator. Studied Fine Arts at ENSABAP, Escuela Nacional Superior Autonoma de Bellas Artes del Peru and Pratt Institute, New York. She studied Childhood and Special Education at Touro College. Currently, she is developing her atelier, Educa.Arts & AAS (Altman Art Studio), where she gives innovative educational strategies with the presence of art, creative writing and poetry. Art by itself is also taught at her atelier. Both programs were created considering art as a way for self-discovery and self esteem, moreover achieving in academics. At the same time, Maureen holds art classes/workshops and writing strategies’workshops in Queens. She had published her poetry book, called Encuentro, amor, vida , tiempo… and she is printing her second poetry book, called Matices. She is also working on several paintings, many of them inspired on her poems. Maureen had participated in several group exhibitions in Lima, Peru, New Jersey and New York.

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