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Amano Museum Forever

Posted May 6, 2020 @ 10:40am

Mario Amano died this week at 64 years old. It’s impossible to grasp the depth of loss for the venerable Amano Museum, in Lima, Peru. Mario’s Father, Yoshitaro Amano, started the museum in 1964 with his vast collection of Pre-Incan textiles and ceramics.The collection especially...

 

Art & Travel

Posted May 8, 2019 @ 1:22pm

Travel and art are a good pair most anywhere, and enhanced in Peru, with the countries exceptionally rich culture and history. The Andean landscape and it’s people are a constant source of inspiration and beauty. Over the years, I’ve been awed by the artistry of my travel...

 

Indigo; The Royal Color Blue

Posted December 4, 2018 @ 10:55pm

During the November Peru trip, It was especially fun to focus on the interests of the White Bear Center for the Arts, Weisman Art Museum & Minnesota Museum of Art. All trip members were connected to one if not all, in a major way. I learned SO much from our two weeks together. The...

 

The Pachamama's come to Minnesota

Posted October 25, 2018 @ 9:51pm

It made for a great September to have Maruja and Juana stay with me for the month. We learned so much together. Although we were busy with doing art events, we had FUN doing it! Andean women never really stop working. When not spinning dying or weaving, they watch over all family members, animals...

 

Ecuador Blessings

Posted March 29, 2018 @ 1:10pm

Ecuador BlessingsBeing part of a ceremony in the Andes is one of the most special invitations imaginable. I was very fortunate to meet Rene & LuzMilla Zambrano last November in Cusco while attending a cultural event that had an outreach to over 800 Indigenous guests, not only from the Andes, but as far away as...

 

Cultural Preservation

Posted January 6, 2018 @ 1:52pm

Cultural Preservation had the great honor of being part of ‘Tinkuy’ in November. Tinkuy/Quechua= Gathering of the Textile Arts. It was an international conference organized by the Centro de Textiles Tradicionales del Cusco. The four day event was held in the historic center of Cusco. It brought...

 
 
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