MEET THE ARTISTS

Harry Whitehorse International Wood Sculpture Festival
June 14 – 22, 2024

​Carlos Olivera Aguirre

​Carlos Olivera Aguirre (Cusco, Peru) made his first exhibition of miniatures in plasticine at the age of 10 and has since made 21 individual exhibitions and participated in multiple collective projects, including a monumental sculpture in the city of Lima, a sculpture on the campus of the Andina del Cusco University and a steel and bronze sculpture installed on the Barranco boardwalk.

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“The Awakening of PachaMama”
Basswood
Dimensions: 119″ x 31″ x 29″
Artist’s Statement: Someday it is likely that the human race will no longer be here. PachaMama or Mother Earth will continue, she will be reborn powerful. The hands are the cry of liberation. The stone is the age of the earth, that is its presence and its strength.

Photos: Jessica Koopman

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San Damiano Monona
4123 Monona Drive, Monona, Wisconsin
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Bike or walk a short distance to San Damiano Monona from Monona Grove High School.