TCC Radio: Nick Herrera Carves Saints in Modern Clothing

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Nick Hererra folk art
After a near death experience, the New Mexican artist, Nicholas Herrera knew he wanted to make religious art. He is a santero or “saint maker,” and he often carves saints in modern dress. Listen to the story from NPR here and see more of his art after the jump:

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Happy Birthday Chau Nguyen

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Bonnie "Prince" Billy by Chau Nguyen

Our forthcoming book The Catholic Catalogue: A Field Guide to the Daily Acts That Make Up A Catholic Life is being illustrated by Chau Nguyen, and will be available from Penguin Random House in 2016. Today is Chau’s birthday. Check out her rendering of Will Oldham aka Bonny “Prince” Billy above. Then see more of her work at her website: Chau Nguyen

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