Michell & Cia Announces 33rd Annual Art Contest
The following is a press release from Michell & Cia:
Michell & Cia announces the launch of its XXXIII National Art Contest, once again promoting the categories of manual techniques in textiles and water colours, striving once again to open up a world of possibilities for Peruvian Artists through its continued, uninterrupted support.
Out of the untiring desire to retrieve and preserve the artistic legacy of our Andean ancestors. Michell & Cia., a leading company in the Alpaca industry, and whose aim is to support and promote Peruvian artists, rich in talent, but with scarce economic resources, will be holding its XXXIII National Art Contest this year.
Ancient Peruvian Exhibit Includes Alpaca Weavings at Florida Museum of Art
Wari: Pre-Inca Lords of Peru is the first American museum exhibition devoted to a little-known culture that flourished between 600 and 1000 AD. If its uniqueness is not reason enough to visit the Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale, the exhibition’s beauty and intelligence surely are.
Perú Undertakes Alpaca Embryo Transfer Project
We'd like to thank alert reader René Steiger of Alpacas Poggio Piero in Italy for bringing to our attention some problematic Google translation errors present in this article as it was originally posted on Alpaca Culture. She graciously donated her time to assist us in a more accurate translation of the article, which follows here. Thanks René!
In the Rural Community of Queracucho in the district of Macusani, embryo transfer involving alpacas has been introduced through the Biotechnology Project of the Provincial Municipality of Carabaya. This involved the transfer of 17 embryos from high quality alpacas to females of lower quality.