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Casa de Paja, a straw farm house painting in Chile by Clina Polloni.

Casa de Paja, The Straw HouseIn the early years of Chile, even in the 1800’s, farmers planted their wheat in the fields. This was one of their most important source of food. They baked their bread in an open fire, prepared mote con huesillos and other culinary dishes. And when the harvest was all over, they built their thatched houses with straw.

I did this painting from a sketch that my great grandfather, Antonio Polloni did when traveling and painting the country side of Chile in the 1800’s.

Antonio Polloni Guzman

Antonio Polloni, my great-grandfather.

Oil on Canvas – 36”x30”

Exhibitions of the “Casa de Paja” painting:

2018: Exhibited at the Renaissance Centre for the Arts at Wake Forest, NC

January 12 2017: Exhibited at the Arts Council of Wilson, featuring the artist of the Franklin County Art Council. including this painting.
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November 10, 2016: At the Dunn Center for the Performing Arts, North Carolina Wesleyan College. Was the Christmas Art Show at The Civic Gallery.
For more information click: https://clinapolloni.wordpress.com/2016/11/07/christmas-art-show-at-the-civic-gallery-in-rocky-mount-nc-2016/

November 6, 2016: At the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts hosted the inaugural Wake Forest Guild of Artists and Wake Forest ARTS.

September 11, 2015: At the Delta Fine Arts Gallery. HISPANIC ARTS INITIATIVE, Punto de Vista, Latino Perspective IV. At the Winston-Salem Delta Arts Center.
For more information click: https://clinapolloni.wordpress.com/2015/09/08/hispanic-exhibition-in-winston-salem-nc/

For more information about Clina Polloni, visit:
Call Clina: 919-841-3132.
Email: clinapolloni@gmail.com.

Visit Clina Polloni Art Studio and Gallery.
13 Garner Road, Franklinton NC 27527.
Take a drive to the beautiful country of North Carolina. Only half an hour from downtown Raleigh.