“Creativity is essentially a lonely art. An even lonelier struggle. To some a blessing. To others a curse. It is in reality the ability to reach inside yourself and drag forth from your very soul an idea.” ~Lou Dorfsman
I traveled to Guayaquil this past Sunday, a day before an Ecuador Expat Journey tour began. My afternoon was a free one, and I dropped by the Museo Nahim Isaias in hopes there might be an interesting art exhibit. I was not disappointed.
Located in the Plaza de Administración near Guayaquil’s Malecon 2000, The Museo Nahim Isaias showcases the work of many artists. This week, after touring a collection of Ila Coronal’s sensitive photographs of rural life, I spotted two brightly-colored paintings in another area of the museum. Stepping toward the strong colors, I noted someone sitting to the side with polite attention.
“I wonder if that’s the artist,” I pondered, and he stood up and approached with sensitive respect. Continue reading