This special guy consists of a paper mask I purchased at Cannibals gallery, over a glass dome ...I think I want to keep him up for awhile, he enchants me.
The Altar called "Oaxaca" has been a magnet for visitors, to leave messages, with papers and pins provided, also left are, special mementos & remembrances. There's a very nice story on OPB's blog by KC Cowan CLICK HERE to read.The outdoor Altar glowed on opening night with candles and offerings.
The Art made for this occasion is very diverse from playful to serious. But all, are pieces you would want to enjoy all year long....
This piece, by Tabor Porter mixes his jewelry and wood carving skills, the niche and graffiti make it a show stopper.
Opening night was made special by the musical talents of Rachael Rice and Belinda Underwood. In costume with the most amazing harmonies
Artist Javier Cervantes who's ceramic piece, shown above ,has an amazing script I could look at for days, he came baring the wonderful marigolds, that are the tradition.
Dayna did a fine job of getting photos on her BLOG . Click to see!
And finally a photo of me, in makeup done by my daughter, lots of people came in costume. I think Portland did a fine job of claiming the Day of the Dead tradition as their own. You can see it all, until Nov 20th HERE