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Young People's Ofrenda Project 2009

Ashley’s Ofrenda

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Mi Querida Prima Tamaya, 2009
Pintura, brillo, rosas, arcilla, fotos, papel de cartoncillo, pegamento caliente, hilo
Prestado por la artista

Quise hacer una ofrenda sobre mi sobrinita Tamaya porque era una persona que se murió a muy temprana edad, cuando solo tenía 4 años. Ella se murió en un choque de frente en abril del 2008. Vivía con un gran espíritu y con mucha alegría; era y es actualmente un ángel. Quiero celebrar su vida haciéndole una ofrenda que represente su vida y lo que ella amaba. También hice esta ofrenda por su mamá y el resto de nuestra familia para así celebrar su vida en la manera de esta obra de arte. Tamaya era una ángel hermosa quien nunca tuvo la oportunidad de un futuro brillante. Ha sido un rato difícil sin su presencia y su forma de ser, tan arrojada y chispeante.


My Beloved Cousin Tamaya
, 2009
Paint, glitter, roses, clay, pictures, construction paper, hot glue, string
On loan from the artist

The reason why I want to make an ofrenda for my little cousin Tamaya is because she was someone who died too soon she was only 4 years old. She died in a head-on crash in April 2008. She was full of spirit and full of joy; she was and is now an angel. I want to celebrate her life by making an ofrenda that expressed her life and what she loved. I also made this ofrenda for her mom and the rest of our family to celebrate her life in the ways of this piece of art. Tamaya was a beautiful little angel who never actually had a chance at a bright future. It’s been a hard time without her bubbly and spunky personality.


Ashley Lyons

Minneapolis, Minnesota, born 1991

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