Mangroves of Wisdom
Machala, Ecuador • July 2018
To encourage environmental education through the arts has become a primary task of certain artists. Preserving the native environment or sharing environmental lectures in the educational centers is fundamental for a society to be more aware and sensible to ecological themes. And with this project at the elementary school Francisco X. Trujillo Maldonado, Herr Foundation takes its second firm step in the right direction.
Meet the artists behind this project
Founder and executive director. While traveling throughout South America painting murals, Herr encountered many underprivileged educational environments which led him to create H.E.R.R. Foundation in 2017 and dedicate his travels, passion for art and helping others to focus on making a change.
Javier H. M. Ruiz
artist, founder, board of directors
Jorge Manriquez Pozo
workshop facilitator, artist, project coordinator
Sebastián is a multidisciplinary artist originally from Ecuador and of Chilean descent. His contributions to HE.R.R. Foundation have been as a muralist and project coordinator.
Sebastián Manriquez Pozo
artist, project coordinator
Siani Mora Mak