Montserrat Vargas is a Chilean multidisciplinary artist based in New York. She holds two degrees from Chilean universities, one in Acting from Universidad Mayor and one in Arts Education from Universidad de Los Lagos.
Montserrat’s experience includes teaching and co-teaching through art. She has worked with gifted students with special needs and immigrants (Spanish speakers who wanted to learn English through theater). In theater, her acting expertise has focused on realism, cruelty theater, and physical theater.
In her individual work, Montserrat explores the contemporary female+immigrant perspective on subjects such as belonging, objectification, and mental illness, all explored using performance, photography, poetry, and embroidery.