Folk & Found Art


Inspirational items from our personal collection

 
Story

The GypsyFaith Story

The consequences of human freedom can be staggeringly beautiful or catastrophic, and yet, even given these polarities, choice is our biggest blessing. Choice defines us. We behold the infinite variety of life and recognize what makes our hearts sing.

GypsyFaith is trust in the enchanting, passionate, and magical journey that is shepherded by our human heart.

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The Matchbook Diaries


True stories of travel and inspiration

Beauty

My next-door neighbor in our compound reconstructed a Banksy stencil and spraypainted it on the outside of his house. It’s of a guy dressed in terror garb hurling a bouquet of flowers. I trotted right over and borrowed that stencil and made a few copies for myself and my friends. CONTINUE >

Hell

Hell as a consequence imposed by God is hard to swallow. Men are the architects of hell, not God. Hell is not a designed condition, it is a byproduct of free will, an unavoidable consequence of moral disease. Hell doesn’t contain a single soul that loves God, not one. Hell CONTINUE >

Humanity

The essence of folk art is its humanity. Folk art doesn’t have any pretenses; it’s sturdy, nearly sloppy, almost practical. Folk art isn’t above being likeable and is never in danger of being misunderstood. In a museum, fine art is regal and sublime; when I behold such things, I feel CONTINUE >

Wonder World


Stories, images and artwork from around the world

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