A native of Mexico, Esther Rivera is a recent graduate from Chicago State University (CSU) with a Bachelors of Art, concentration in 2D design. She received certificates of recognition from CSU for her outstanding academic achievements. Esther is a very creative person and always works with dedication to accomplish her projects. The inspiration of her art work is influenced by her cultural traditions and by nature. The intense colors in most of her compositions reflects her energy and passion for art. The creative disciplines that she has most ability for are: textiles, painting, and printmaking. Also, she has great skills to create 3D art work.