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Martha Morales Polar

San Blas: A Wonderful Artist Colony in Cuzco

by admin on October 15, 2008

Martha Morales Work

Martha Morales Work

Located just a few blocks from the Main Square of Cuzco, the San Blas artist colony is not to be missed. Although you have to climb a fairly steep hill to reach San Blas, it is worth every step! It is such a unique looking place, with its lovely colonial houses and the numerous side streets running between them. We were so lucky on a trip several years ago to meet a delightful young woman who is an up and coming artist; she had her own studio in the main plaza and agreed to take our daughters and some friends to a local Incan ruins site and give them an afternoon of art lessons. The children had a wonderful afternoon listening to music and painting to their emotions in a picturesque location. I’ve stayed in touch with Martha Morales Polar and purchased several of her pieces over the years. She is living in France for a while with her husband and having gallery showings of her work. The opportunities to interact with both old and new cultures and to
Mother and Child of Cusco, Peru