Ayacucho Tag

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Roger Martínez Achalma

Roger Martínez Achalma is an expert at making altarpieces and painting wooden furniture. He was born in Huamanga, Ayacucho. His father had his own studio where he made altarpieces in the traditional style of Ayachucho. In his father’s studio, Roger learned to make molded figures for altarpieces and to paint traditional designs on the wooden boxes of the altarpieces. When he was seventeen years old, he started working full-time at his father’s studio. Once year later, he moved to Lima to start producing his own altarpieces of...

Maximiano Ochante

Maximiano Ochante is an expert at making altarpieces. He spent his childhood in the convent of Santa Clara, Ayacucho, because his father worked there. He supported the work of the church until he was nineteen years old and left Ayacucho. His parents encouraged him to do evangelical work, a family tradition. Maximiano knew he was not a gifted speaker, so he found a different form of expression. He became convinced that, by making altarpieces, his hands could spread the words of the Lord. Thus, he...