Tags » Folk Art

Dancing in Tigua

It started decades ago with a single folk artist – Julio Toaquiza. The men in his village had a long tradition of painting masks and drums. 1,093 more words

South American Culture

Quilts and Color at the Boston MFA

You still have a couple weeks to get to the Boston Museum of Fine Arts to see the temporary exhibit, Quilts and Color.  It’s a total knockout, but not necessarily for the reasons why the MFA thinks it is.  934 more words


Peter Beerits Sculpture

I went to Stonington Maine for the first time last month and found  that is one of the most magical place  I have ever visited.  While visiting  Haystack, an art retreat, a place where I always wanted to go, I ran across Nervous Nillie’s Jams and Jellies, a wonderful mixture of homemade jellies and Folk Art.    71 more words

Artist Portraits

Folk art wood carved duck decoy by John Gabriel

Folk art duck decoy is hand carved from salvaged wood and measures 14 ½ inches long. Decoy has a distressed finished, oil stained and sealed with 2 clear coats. By John Gabriel

John Gabriel

Barely a bear

Final selection of bizarre, beautiful costumes from the Musée du quai Branly in Paris. The museum’s text:

The Andean “bespectacled” bear, the Jukumari, lives at different ecological levels of the Andean…

191 more words

Art: "Moments Like This" July NFAC Ebay Auction, starts at .99 cents

My theme for my artwork on my blog this month is “Animals With Hats” which is also the Nibblefest (NFAC) July Art theme on Ebay where all art starts at just .99 cents. 122 more words


July 2014 HF&F Mystery rug/Sunnie/rug hooking-primitive-Day 5

Quick post today!   :)

This is great fun and I am getting rid of leftovers!!!   Hooray!!!

This kind of border is fun to do as you can just sketch things in as you go along and, if they don’t work, simply change them!!!   187 more words

Creative Life