Working in watercolors, Costa Rican artist Amelia Mayo paints this charming composition of lively hummingbirds resting on floral branches. Once painted, the composition is printed on the chipboard cover of this journal, which is signed by the artist. This journal opens to 70 pages of banana leaf paper.
In the Andes, the Land of the Four Corners, mountains are sacred. So is culture. The Nazca lines, the Wari glyphs, the Quipu knots and the complex multi-colored textiles of the Incas are all recorded and live on the work of contemporary Peruvian artisans.