Gloribel Irizarry is a visual artist from Puerto Rico who resides in North Carolina. She graduated from Information Systems and worked as an IT professional for about twenty years, until she decided to pursue her dream of becoming an artist. She has been always passionate about art and crafts. In 2012 she created the Frambuesa y Tamarindo brand to bring artsy inspiration to others, offer workshops, DIY, and create handmade items. Her work was published in Papeles y Más magazine.
Irizarry has a BFA in Photography from East Carolina University. Her work focuses on current and cultural issues such as sexism, immigration and also her family history. She is interested in alternative photographic processes, digital media and textiles arts. Irizarry’s work has been exhibited regionally and nationally.