Category Archives: Libraries

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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Open Doors and Open Heart

“The flowers in your eyes are more beautiful than those in the fields.” ~ Cherel Ito  From this quotation, it would seem that Cherel Ito was seduced by her subject’s eyes. However, it was not the eyes that held mystery … 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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Keeping the Embers Going

“Where life is hard people depend upon and help each other.” ~ Cherel Ito  This photo was taken many years ago by photographer Cherel Ito. The image was captured through the lens of her camera in the 1960’s, before our … Continue reading

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Art Books of Historic Importance

“Feeling of brotherhood and uplifting spirit – love and respect.” ~ Cherel Ito  Photographer Cherel Ito and photographer Edward Steichen were of the same ilk. Both knew how to capture through the lens of the camera, images of people all … Continue reading

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