African Folk Art Painting, "Woman from the Blue Lakeside"
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Returning from the lakeside, a woman balances a calabash gourd on her head. She is lithe and graceful, despite the weight of her load and of the baby on her back. By K. Baka, this beautiful portrait exalts the mothers of Ghana and of the world. He presents it in a card stock mat.
- 40 grams
- 1.41 oz
- Matting: 23 cm W x 31 cm H
- Matting: 9" W x 12.25" H
- Painting: 10 cm W x 19 cm H
- Painting: 3.9" W x 7.5" H
K. Baka has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1000 and the most recent for $500. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of dyes and cotton fabric for continued production.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.