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Peter Glanville

Painting helps heal Liberian artist

Peter Glanville had no idea when he and his wife, Amber, decided to adopt a Liberian child that they would become involved in fair trade, helping artist Wilson Fallah sell oil paintings.

They met him in 2008, when they first went to Liberia, because it had a pilot program for international adoptions.

They were impressed with carvings, baskets, jewelry and crafts of other artists, who were poor and could not make a living selling their work in Liberia.  Peter started a nonprofit, Four Corners Markets, to help Liberian artists market their crafts. 

They sold some of their art, but now focus on Wilson’s paintings on canvas, denim and other fabrics, which can be rolled and easily carried in a suitcase. ..... . . . More

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