Meet My Young Imagination
Adelaida Montero, aka My Young Imagination, born 1999, is a young self-taught Chicago Latina artist. She grew up in the southwest side of the city and attended high school right in the heart of Downtown, Chicago. During her route to and from school, her eyes and fascination wandered as she looked out the windows of the CTA train, admiring the large murals that passed by. Much of her work is inspired by the street art she grew up around throughout the city.
Now a college senior at Denison University, Adelaida is studying to become an Art Educator. She has work in mediums such as painting, sculpting, woodwork, printmaking, photography, digital art, graphic design, and jewelry making. Her current primary focus is in painting, digital art, and jewelry making. She enjoys incorporating depictions of people and lots of colors into her work, which derives from her young imagination that comes from the beautiful art that she looked up to on the tall buildings in Chicago.