Laurie Beth Zuckerman created a new Día de los Muertos of the Dead altar installation at the Studio 12 Gallery in Denver's Santa Fe Arts District for this October/November. I was in great company, too!! Santeros Jerry Vigil and Rob Yancey, Carlos Fresquez, George Rivera, and other invited guest artists headlined this juried competition. Last year I created another altar for Studio 12 Gallery's annual show. What a great gallery. Very hip! Thanks to artist/owner, Sean Brown.
Entitled "Madre Dolorosa," my black Victorian-style altar contains old mourning paraphenalia, photo tintypes, and plenty of black Oaxacan pottery skulls and angels from San Bartolo de Coyotepec. I also had photography from Mexican Day of the Dead celebrations for sale at the gallery.
Click on http://BLOG.STUDIO12GALLERY.COM/ Studio 12 Gallery's blog to see what they posted about my altar: "We also invited noted installation artist, Laurie Zuckerman to create a one-of-a-kind piece for the gallery. Laurie is a true collector and painstakingly constructed a wonderfully elaborate altar of found objects in the gallery. If you missed the piece she created last year, you won't want to miss this one she created this year. You can also see her whole room installation at the Longmont Museum."