Naive Art

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Origin

This Art develops in a small town called Tigua located 50 km from the city of Latacunga in Cotopaxi province. The paintings are made on leather (goatskin) it represents festivals, daily life and legends.

The creative impulse of indigenous people based on their past, it is a way to revive the ingenuity of his ancestors also believe their art is a powerful tool to convey beliefs, traditions and daily life Quichua.

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Some women painted with the same skill and sensitivity than men, but prefer not to appear as authors and their husbands sign for them.

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Sandra Illi