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A Storytelling Journey That Crosses Borders

Isela Arredondo
Isela Arredondo

Isela Arredondo is an artist - both visual and craft - and an author here in the Chattanooga area.

She has taught classes at La Paz Chattanooga - and the Partnership for Families, Children and Adults.

Born in Mexico, Isela has lived here for more than twenty years - and recently, she received one of ArtsBuild’s Racial Equity Grants for Individual Artists, which support artists of color in Chattanooga and Hamilton County.

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