Borucan Paintings (Costa Rica)



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Men and the Carreta

Colorful original paint by woman painter, Isabel in Costa Rica. "Small Paintings by Women of Boruca - Enjoy the vibrance and energy of these paintings created by women, calling themselves mujeres activas, who live in isolated farming communites in the San Carlos area of Costa Rica. They are an offshoot of a similar group founded eight years ago through funding by the Peace Corps. This extraordinary group of 7 women meet weekly to paint together and have organized themselves to produce magical works of art expressing their daily life and legends. Proceeds from their sales are used by the group so that they can better provide support for their families and serve as a model of self-actualization for other women. Paintings like the one shown here, are colourful and loving treatments of the unspoiled naturaleza (nature) and country living of rural Costa Rica. The beauty of the country is spontaneously captured by these people and leaves a lasting impression of fresh tropical beauty on the beholder. It includes a Certificate of Authenticity.



Artisan: Isabel
Approx Size/Weight: 8"X7"
Price: $120.00



Girl in Nature

Colorful painting of girl in native Costa Rica lush surroundings. "Small Paintings by Women of Boruca - Enjoy the vibrance and energy of these paintings created by women, calling themselves mujeres activas, who live in isolated farming communites in the San Carlos area of Costa Rica. They are an offshoot of a similar group founded eight years ago through funding by the Peace Corps. This extraordinary group of 7 women meet weekly to paint together and have organized themselves to produce magical works of art expressing their daily life and legends. Proceeds from their sales are used by the group so that they can better provide support for their families and serve as a model of self-actualization for other women. Paintings like the one shown here, are colourful and loving treatments of the unspoiled naturaleza (nature) and country living of rural Costa Rica. The beauty of the country is spontaneously captured by these people and leaves a lasting impression of fresh tropical beauty on the beholder.
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Artisan: Sidney
Approx Size/Weight: 8"X7
Price: $120.00