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Portfolio: Chlo Trujillo

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Photograph By Courtesy Chlo Trujillo

"The 'Tiki' board's 16 flowers represent the willpower to overcome obstacles," Trujillo explains. "Tikis represent the first human, or also the gods, and are markers of sacred grounds. It is the sacred that inspired me here, and how nature -- represented by the leaves, the cosmos (starry sky) and the spirit (violet moon) -- is indeed holy and strong."