Festival Attendees Embrace Innovative Art Form as Own
It seems contradictory almost that one of the most innovative ideas to come into Costa Rica is an art form created in the 1400’s. Such was the response from the locals upon viewing my hand painted canvas rugs during the 2012 International Festival of the Arts (FIA) in San Jose, Costa Rica.
When I arrived in Costa Rica 35 years ago, Ticos were fond of saying, “No estamos acostumbrados.” Translated it means, “We are not accustomed to that.” At that time, Costa Ricans in general were not open to new ideas or different ways of doing things. At the art festival, however, Read More | Comments