Originally from British Columbia, Canada and raised in Tampa FL, much of Quetzal’s (she/her) time is currently spent side by side with Mel Chin a conceptual visual artist in Burnsville, North Carolina. Quetzal’s day to day experience consists of her making and installing sculpture art, utilizing such skills as carpentry, welding, masonry and basic construction.
Quetzal an alumnus of the Women’s Carpentry Classes (Basic and Advanced) as well as the Tiny Home Building Workshop at Wild Abundance. Through these workshops, she met Barron Brown and started her carpentry career as his apprentice in 2019. Quetzal is currently living in Swannanoa (Asheville NC) with her partner, two cellos, and three cats.
“One of my greatest passions is to teach useful skills to people who are ready to learn!” – Quetzal