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Our Lady of the Harvest Mixed Media
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Lion mask Woven Palm Leaf
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Chupacabra Carved and Painted Wood
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Gallery installation
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Noah's Ark Ceramics
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Ceramics
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Ceramics
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Vessel from Tonala Carved
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Our Lady of the Refuge Acrylic on Wood
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Palm Tree Market Square Mixed Media
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Congo Style paintings Mixed Media
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Navajo rugs Weaving
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Dream Vision Red Acrylic on Tin
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Kachina Mask Painted Wood and Feathers
World Travels/Traditional Arts
Curated by: Rocky Behr

217 S. Fair Oaks Ave
Pasadena, CA 91105/91101
March 26th, 2012 - March 26th, 2012

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.folktree.com
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
pasadena/glendale
EMAIL:  
rfolktree@aol.com
PHONE:  
626-795-8733
OPEN HOURS:  
Mon-Wed 11-6; Thu-Sat 10-6; Sun 12-5
TAGS:  
folk art, decorative art, Mexican folk art, ethnic art, ceramics, textiles, baskets, woodcarving mixed-media, landscape, figurative, traditional, sculpture
COST:  
free

DESCRIPTION

The Folk Tree gallery currently  features folk, decorative and fine art from around the world, representing North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa.  The works on view have been selected by Folk Tree owner Rocky Behr from her own collection and from collections of other world travelers she has met over the years.  Everything on display is for sale.

Highlights include:
- Hopi kachinas
- Navajo rugs
- Santa Clara Pueblo pottery
- Work by respected New Mexican santera Marie Romero Cash 
- Paintings with embossed tin frames by artist Joel Nakamura, a Santa Fe transplant originally from Los Angeles, well known for for his "folk art with an urban edge"

- textiles from Guatemala
- Molas from Panama
- older ceramic pieces from Peru and Mexico (Tarahumara, Atzompa, Tonala)
- painted mandalas from Tibet
- 3D cut paper sculpture by the late Jorge Rosano from Morelos, Mexico
- a print by renowned Mexican painter Pedro Friedeberg

- paintings by Mexico's Francisco Onate
- Intricate Russian matryoshkas (nesting dolls)