Category Archives: economics

Finding Inspiration in the Everyday

“Get up early to take photos of the marketplace…melons, pears, fish…bought bread from back seat of a car from a very happy man.” ~ Cherel Ito Many artists are stereo-typically said to be self absorbed in themselves and their craft, … Continue reading

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A Product of Art and Soul

“I have learned to be at peace doing nothing – to empty the mind- simplify and curb desires.” ~ Cherel Ito  Creative economy has been the buzzword in pockets all over the United States. It is about living a life … Continue reading

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Rooted in Musical History

“He played his fiddle and I wept.” ~ Cherel Ito  Much of the Ozark Mountain region is remote, and economically underserved. It is rich in musical history and in that geographical area of the country, much of the music is … Continue reading

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Learning from the Elders

“The beauty of simplicity – the simplicity of beauty.” ~ Cherel Ito  One only needs to look at the face of this woman, distinguished by age, to know that she has accumulated a lifetime of wealth – of wisdom and … Continue reading

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Nepal Rings in the Year 2068

“I like wandering alone – my own time to discover and shoot pictures.” ~ Cherel Ito Photographer and filmmaker, Cherel Ito, captured this image through the lens of her camera as she traveled through Nepal. According to the Gregorian calendar, … Continue reading

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Life from a Different Point of View

“Truth in Haiti is like a kaleidoscope. It may appear one way, then suddenly shift.” ~ Cherel Ito A few months ago, in the blog writing Mysterious Natural Disasters http://bit.ly/fSk9r0, life in Haiti today was compared with photo journalist Cherel Ito’s … Continue reading

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Poverty Plights

“Entering the Ozarks…a place I can’t touch with words…stopped to photograph……never afraid of the stranger…my smile never died.” ~ Cherel Ito  From the photographic journeys that Cherel Ito took through Mississippi, Louisiana and the Ozark Mountains in the 1970s, one … Continue reading

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