Ceramic Sculpture of Andean God of Abundance, "Smiling Ekeko"
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Peruvian artisan Dionisio Rojas designs this ceramic sculpture of Ekeko, an Andean god who brings abundance and prosperity. Laden with an extravagant collection of items, this smiling Ekeko demonstrates people's materialistic desires. Ekeko is known as the god of the plateau and is revered in many parts of South America.
This artist is working with some sort of disability ranging from mental or physical and includes conditions such as being handicapped physically, or perhaps having a condition such as autism. This is also awarded to artists that employ other artists with disabilities.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.
This artist is an elder master and continues to actively practice their craft.