Carmen Rion studied graphic and textile design at Universidad
Iberoamericana Mexico DF and
Mastered in textile and graphic design at Allgemeinekunstgewerbeschulle, Basel, Switzerland
She has worked in the textile industry for about 5 years, learning about production and fabric design printing and weaving.
Carmen has her own studio since 1985, and has worked for many different projects as well as publishing a range of books.
Describe your approach to teaching:
I like to make personal approaches, each person of my students have its own way and I´ll try to encourage this and support with my own experience and knowledge. I want to be clear that I will be very open to try to help all of you to develop your own creativity, and skills for it.
What inspires your own work?
Most of the time I´m inspired by fabrics, all fabrics have the talent to open my creativity. Once I touch and get involved into it, then I start to know which way I should go. Also many things that I see, I read or I hear that are not clear but work inside me, and suddenly come out in the middle of nowhere!