Carmen M. Perez Stoppert

Carmen M.Perez was born in Chicago. She and her four brothers were raised on Chicago’s north side. She graduated from Roberto Clemente High School. Ms. Perez studied art with an emphasis in sculpture and metals, as an Art TalentScholarship recipient, at Northeastern Illinois University. She received her B.A. degree in 1985.

After graduation, Ms. Perez worked as a foundry apprentice, and as an assistant to an architectural model builder, in order tofinance creating her studio and beginning her career as an artist.

Ms. Perez has been anAdult Educator for the Chicago City colleges since 1987 where she teaches in the ESL (English as a Second Language) program.

In 2002, Ms. Perez established Linea Latina Arte sales of her jewelry and sculpture.

Ms. Perez also teaches art thorough the Woman Made Gallery out-reachprograms.

1979 - 1985
Northeastern IL, University, BA. Majored in Sculpture and Small Metals


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