Doors for the Arts on Mountain: A Street Exhibit continues to be an ongoing pop-up exhibit featuring artists from around Mountain Road. The latest one was on June 6th, featuring twelve artists of diverse media and artistic expressions. Watch for the next one!
Last summer I returned to Guanajuato, my favorite city in Mexico. I decided not to take any art materials with me and after a short time, my gut feeling was to do paper mache! I had studied papier mache with Felipe Olmos in Oaxaca years ago, but I wanted to create a new body of work: portraits of artists and writers of the Magical Real. I gathered my materials: brown paper (unsized), white flour, and some styrofoam forms from the local crafts shop. Within weeks I had completed portraits of Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Remedios Varo, and Jorge Amado.