Wk 15- Artist Conversation: Sovanchan Sorn & Patricia Martin

Artist: Sovanchan Sorn

Sovanchan Sorn is an undergraduate BFA of Fiber student at California State University, Long Beach. She is a resident of the city of Long Beach and also an Alumni of Long Beach City College where she immediately transferred from. She has quite a background on sculpture but fiber is her passion. She loves working with fiber because fiber can be anything that can be moved or manipulated and has full control of what she would like to do with the material. She likes having the power to decide what is going to be created with the material. Other than fiber her hobbies are spending time with her family and eating. Her favorite food is Thai food, pasta, french fries and anything that has carbs overall.

Artist: Patricia Martin

Patricia Martin is currently in her first semester in the MFA of Fiber program in the California State University, Long Beach. Since the age of 16 Martin wanted to work with fiber, however she worked with wood, print making and metal instead. She stated that fiber is the main focus thus, she mainly works with thread and string. She loves working with tye dye, above is a picyure of her work.

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