Arts of Barry R Irving
(C) Neo Afro
(C) Afroneo
Neo Afro Genre
Fashion
(C) Awo
Ogbon
Orisha
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Community Folk Arts Central... Art  Moves!

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MASKS
MASKSMASKS


Diaspora Ifa Orisha  Masks by Dean Story Master  &  Olafunmilayo

Paper Mache & Applique 1995 - 98 @ Strong Hands Farm 


Cropseyville, N.Y.  Renssalaer County





ALAFIN'O / THE UMBRELLA 1995
Paper Mach'e, Shells, Gar Scales & Cloth






Artist - Olafunmilayo


Obatala ( Chief of White Cloth ) 

Oya Niger ( Goddess of the Winds )

 & the River Niger, Nigeria, West Africa










Artist - Olafunmilayo 

Olokun Master of the Deep Waters

Paper Mache and Sea Weed








 Artist > Olafunmilayo 


Oil Paint, Paper Mache and Shells


The Late Baba Ade Ifalari Olayinka / Babalowo & Priest of Obatala











Orisa
Yemoyale / The Queen Mother 1995

Shrine Mask / Stone Paper Mache 

Coweries Drum Hoop and other Sea Shells & Beads










Osun D'Ina / The Pond









Oya Animal Avatar Mask and Eshu Dan D'Ina the Trickster



ESHU "DAN D'INA" 1995
Paper Mache, Coweries, Beads, Coins, Gar Shells, Cryatal, Tourquoise Ore,
 Obi Cola Nut, Crystal, Bone, Crushed Antique Glass








"GLAD OGUN"  / 1995







Eshu Dan D'Ina...







Artist - Olafunmilayo at work on an Oya Dance Mask

@ Strong Hands Farm

Cropseyville, NY Renssalaer County










Afro Neo Sculpture

Left Color - Red Oak - 1983 / Collection of James Cunningham

Right - Bass Wood 1983/ Collection of Ellen Graf, Cropseyville N.Y.


Right B&W Photo - Center Cherry Wood Mask  1986

Sides - Black Walnut Relief Series   1995







Neo Afro Black Walnut Sculptures 1985 - 1987

Left Collection of Lowery Sims, N.Y.