Carmen Ybarra is a photographer in Asheville, North Carolina. Her beautiful work, often provoking and sometimes unsettling, has been shown in galleries worldwide as well as in various publications. She shoots from her broken heart and has a keen eye for aesthetic and beauty. Carmen has written and photographed for the indie music website, Tiny Mix Tapes, and worked as the set photographer for the independent short film Incrimination. In 2000, her images were selected to be locked away in the Yahoo/Smithsonian time capsule which will be viewed in 2020. Her images are in the global collections of private collectors and her esteemed photographic contemporaries.
“My pictures? It’s a mixed bag - mostly dark hearts, pigs and guns, I guess.”