Carina Yepez is native to Chicago, Illinois with roots from Guanajuato, Mexico. She is dedicated in exploring the patterns of matriarchy and the quilted narrative of Chicago migrants. Through sewing, she explores the techniques of domesticity and
crafting expressions through her familial stories with a heart focused on
healing ancestral trauma; sewing and layering through appliqué to honor
her culture through the floral arrangements of her quilts.