The Heroine’s Journey of Carol Amro

What is the best thing that I love about my work? 
My work enables me to create to my fullest capacity, to grow,
spiritually, and intellectually.  It is important to be the best
I can be in life and enjoy it to the fullest.
What is my idea of perfect happiness? 
On a creative thought, having been on social media for 15 years,
and accumulating 14,000 wonderful Internet friends has made
me ambitious to create my photos or everyone to enjoy my artwork.
My friends have wanted me to expand,  I finally am happy
to make a dream come into reality. I also have many
other interests that make me happy, in my life.
What is my greatest fear?  
Unfortunately at the age of 71, I have lost too many close
loved ones, I fear not knowing of illnesses of those who are
close to me, and to myself.
What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? 
I am my own worst enemy, being very hard on myself,
Which living persons in my profession do I most admire? 
Nathaniel Mary Quinn, he has changed his subjects into
facial kaleidoscopes… Robert Rauschenberg he invented
new artistic forms that make him admired for the art
of today.

What is my greatest extravagance?  
Travel, Restaurants, Entertainment, Theatre, Fashion
On what occasion would I lie?  
Not to hurt anyone’s feelings.
What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work? 
My Artwork can be most complicated,  after spending
hours, days, months, still not liking it, makes it most
difficult for me, I learned when to let go of a project.
When and where was I the happiest, in my work?  
I have had other careers in my life, all related to the
arts,  I am happiest when I face new
challenges! I thank my intuition for taking risks.
If I could, what would I change about myself?
I would love to have a higher energy!
What is my greatest achievement in work?  
I have been in different fields in my life, when
I was in Fashion, I completely stepped out of
my comfort zone, and became self-employed
with upscale boutiques, and stores.  Since my
style was upscale, and had a select clientele,
unfortunately The fashion became simpler and
I moved onto other careers.
Where would I most like to live? 
I am happy at home, where I am, however,
would love to travel on a frequent basis to different
countries of the world, preferably in Europe.
What is my most treasured possession?
One special man who continues
to put up with me, has always been there, is most
patient, optimistic with my thoughts, and most
What is my most marked characteristic?
Can’t beat my sarcasm…
What is my most inspirational location, in my city? 
In Old Montreal, which has a great amount of
culture, art exhibitions, atmosphere for continued
inspiration, it is most historical to me.  A mini Vacation.
What is my favourite place to eat and drink, in my city?
Diversion is the spice of life! I enjoy small quaint elegant family
owned restaurants, that have history, and then I love fine
cuisine, especially Sushi.  I adore charming restaurants
in the Laurentian Mountains as well.
What books influenced my life and how?
Many years ago, I took the course of Dale Carnegie, and
did extremely well, becoming a guidance counsellor helping
people getting over their public speaking fears.  His theories
live on today.
Who are my favorite writers?
Shakespeare, Oscar Wilde, George Bernard Shaw, Edna St. Vincent
Mallay, Mother Theresa and more…
You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day?
Since I love diversion, it would be a mix of the 40’s to present, I
want to go feeling happy, celebrating my life.
Who is my hero or heroine in fiction? 
Zorro, my male hero….. Wonder Woman…my female heroine
Who are my heroes and heroines in real life?
My late Parents, I owe them to my life.  They had
confidence, patience, love, and knew and I wanted to be
an artist, as they loved my many creations.
Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime? 
Gone with the Wind
What role plays art in my life and work?
It is a huge amount of creativity and Art that means everything
in my life! I use my imagination to see life, people, differently.
Looking at life through an artist’s eye.
Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime?  
Sorry, this is confidental, I cannot tell you……She
wouldn’t want her name to be mentioned. Don’t know
what I ever do without her.
Whom would I like to work with in 2019?
I would love to work with my creative Internet Artists, I feel
with our energies creating together, we could try and make
the world a better place.
Which people in my profession would I love to meet in 2019?
It is a goal of mine to attend exhibitions in other countries,
and meet the artists. Since  I know many friends on Social Media
I admire their works, too many to mention…I would do my best to
visit their exhibitions…preferably in Europe.
What project, in 2019, am I looking forward to work on? 
I would like to build up my name, and sell my artwork!
What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me? 
I put passion into everything I do, it makes life much
more exciting! Once an Artist is always an Artist. 
Which creative heroines should Peter invite to tell their story?
Ariane Carle
Barbara Lewis
Cargan Brown
Susan Shulman
Patricia Gray
How can you contact me?
Please direct mail me on these sites for quotes,
of work.

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