Martha Vároz Ewing, a multiple award winning traditional Spanish Market Artist in Straw Appliqué and Tin Art, has found her passion in life. She combines her work in tin and straw because she feels they compliment each other. The tin is known as “Poor Man’s Silver and the straw is known as Poor Man’s Gold”. She is passionate in sharing her art form and techniques with others in order to ensure its continuation with future generations. She continues to research the art of Straw Appliqué and Marquetry and the various techniques used in other countries.