2019 Story Maps Fellow / Scarlett Cortez
Scarlett Cortez is a Salvadoran, Mexican-American from Tulsa, Oklahoma. She is currently studying Studio Art at the Institute of American Indian Arts. She works with a variety of media depending on what best represents her concepts, primarily photography and printmaking. Cortez is an advocate for Domestic Abuse awareness and Mental Health Education. Her work often deals with topics such as sexual assault, depression, and body image. After getting her BFA in Studio Arts, she plans on pursuing a Masters in Art Therapy.