"Sacred Grounds"  De Tierra Sagrado

A  series of photographs that evokes ancestral memories and explores relationships, emotions and their connection to the land. This work pays homage to those who walked before us - many views - ancient voices - images from our history - teach us the lessons of past lives. These pictures are valuable, in that they transport one to a place,  somewhere more familiar, a vague recollection of a location, somewhere in time, where the rules of "been there- done that" do not apply. The big, wide-open  mental realm of previous ideas, ideas about space, time,  and the origins of the land and the people who came before us. De Tierra Sagrado is a collection comprised of history, myths, legends, stories, beliefs and cultural meanings that gathered around the idea of a "frontier," of a place that is an edge between the known and the unknown, the settled and the wild and has a prominent place in history.

All images are digital, available in custom sizes

hand cropped and printed on archival art paper

11”x14”      $200        16”x20”     $400        20”x24”     $750                 plus shipping

310.910.6159

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Mission San Luis Rey de Francia

Mission San Luis Rey de Francia

Mission San Luis Rey de Francia

Mission San Juan Capistrano

Mission San Juan Capistrano

Mission San Juan Capistrano

Mission San Miguel Arcangel

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Mission San Miguel Arcangel

Mission Nuestra Senora de la Soledad

Mission Nuestra Senora de la Soledad

Mission San Xavier

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Mission San Xavier

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Mission San Xavier

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San Geronimo ~  Taos Pueblo

San Francis de Assisi Rancho de Taos

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Mission San Augustin

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Buddhist Retreat

 

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Lone Pine Peak at Manzanar

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Manzanar Internment Center