"My passion for pre-Hispanic art has led me to depict Mexico's essence in all its splendor in my work."
"I'm proud to be Mexican and be able to promote my culture through my creations.
"I was born in Irapuato on November 13, 1960, the daughter of Mexican parents. I studied architecture in Mexico and also in Quebec, Canada. My passion for pre-Hispanic art has led me to depict Mexico's essence in all its splendor in my work.
"I set up a workshop that continues to grow. We belong to COPARMEX -- the Mexican Employers' Association -- and also to the Mexican Association of Woman Business Leaders. Since 2006, I've served on the board of the COFOCE (Guanajuato World Trade Commission) in the area of gifts and handicrafts."
Elisa Camarena's designs have been exhibited in many Mexican venues, including the prestigious Museo Nacional de Antropología e Historia and the Museo del Templo Mayor, among other museums. They have also been displayed in major corporations and a number of universities.
She has been distinguished with the title "Guanajuato a la Calidad" since 2007.