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  • Author: Carina Imbrogno
  • Date Submitted: Oct 8, 2021
My name is Carina Imbrogno. I’m a self taught disabled and now an inspirational artist. Isabel had many miracles and I feel I’m being guided by God in my life and I’m alive to tell my story and share my art with the world. That is my purpose here on earth and my goal in life. I love to draw and paint. One of my favorite mediums to work with is pastels. I love pastels so much that it had become the medium of my choice. I discovered my passion for finearts six years ago when I almost lost my life. I really have an incredible story to share. I have Elhers Danlos Syndrome that caused me kyphosis scoliosis since birth. I wasn’t diagnosed until 2015. It seems like my disease is no longer progressing which is another miracle. l’m a walking miracle and today I’m thrilled to be creating art. Photography is another passion I discovered as well. I love realism and I use a lot of photography to create my art. I love portraiture of kids, people, nature, animals and wildlife. I can work in any medium but my medium of choice is pastels. I discovered pastels over two years ago and I’ve created over 65 pieces in this time frame. In six years are I’ve created over 120 pieces of art. I have severe learning disabilities and memory problems due to illness and physical disabilities. My spine collapsed in 2006 due to my genetic disorder. I live with some pain. I’ve endured over 10 operations since the age of 10. I have two rods and 26 screws holding my spine. I try to do my art every day as a for of therapy and because I have found my passion. You can read my full story on my website. My purpose is to inspire as many people as I can. My goal now is to share my story with the world as a way for to to pay it forward. I’m also writing my biography. .