Check out the new volcanic ash series

    Check out the new volcanic ash series

    Kurtis Brand is an expat artist inspired by the life and culture of Guatemala.

    Fuego

    Fuego

    My family and I were in the Hudson Valley of New York enjoying a short vacation the week before Volcan Fuego erupted leaving death and destruction in it’s wake….

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    Manta Cruda

    Manta Cruda

    I get way too excited about canvas. The smell, the feel, the texture, the vast variation of surface quality. When I roll out a fresh piece of canvas, this powerful feeling takes over that I can’t describe.

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      Wipee

      Wipee

      Wipee, (pronounced why-pay), is a quotidian material made of left over textiles and mostly used as painter’s rags. When I first bought it, I had no idea what it was called…

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      New Denim Project

      New Denim Project

      My favorite material to work with right now is called wipee. It’s basically left over threads from various types of manufactured textiles rolled up into a ball and sold….

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      Help the Volcano Survivors Find a Home

      I am donating 20% of the proceeds of The Ash Series to Habitat for Humanity to help displaced volcano survivors find a home
      Juan’s Wood

      Juan’s Wood

      Juan’s wood is the best wood in Guatemala. C’mon, lets not go there, I know what you’re thinking! But it’s true. What Juan’s family has done for sustainable tree and plant farming is truly astonishing.

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