Mahogany Deer Sculpture, "Maya Deer"
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Expertly carved by hand, a young deer is alert. Gaspar Mendoza works in finely finished mahogany wood, realistically depicting the animal so important in Guatemalan legend. The Dance of the Deer is a popular Maya folk dance that celebrates a successful hunt. It is performed to the music of the marimba.
This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Gaspar Mendoza has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $300.
This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.