Art of the Chagras Exhibit

The Art of the Ecuadorian Chagras
July 10 – August 29, 2010
Central Gallery, Lexington Public Library
140 East Main Street

Reception July 16, 5:00 – 7:00

The Kentucky-Ecuador Partners is hosting another fantastic exhibit at the Central Library Gallery. This year we will have a display that features items used in the everyday life of the Chagras (cowboys) in Ecuador. Handcrafted leather tack and clothing, along with works by Ecuadorian artists Jesus Cobo, Julio Montesinos and Edgar Reascos.

Louisville photographer Ross Gordon’s work will also be featured. Gordon photographed the chagras while traveling from Louisville, KY to the farthest tip of South America in a vintage VW Beetle.

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