Q: How large is your collection of Mexican folk art objects?

Part of the collection

Part of the collection

A: I haven’t counted them, but my guess is 200 pieces of various sizes. This includes the Guatemalan figures. I went to Guatemala in 2009 and 2010. Since I divide my time between a house in Alexandria, VA, an apartment in Manhattan, and a studio in Chelsea, part of my folk art collection is in each of these places.

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Posted on August 3, 2012, in An Artist's Life, Guatemala, Inspiration, Mexico, New York, NY, Studio, The West Village, Travel and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. how do you decide which pieces to leave where, or do you move them around depending on what you are working on?

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