Don Jose’s Magic Escobas

Don Jose’s Magic Escobas

Guatemala, especially for an expat artist such as myself, provides one with a constant source of inspiration. This country is a wild sensorial feast….

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.

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…

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.

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….

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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