Maximo Laura was born in Ayacucho, Peru to a family of weavers 5 generations strong. Through life-long study of art history and literature that went beyond Peru, Mr. Laura grew to be not only an award-winning tapestry weaver but also one of South Americas pre-eminent and most unique textile artists.
Mr. Laura is a consultant, a designer and a lecturer on art. He is internationally recognized since his first exhibition in 1985 – his Peruvian Wool Tapestry collection has been featured in over 140 exhibitions in more than 29 countries, and his art is permanently and proudly displayed in museums and public buildings across the world – from South America to Washington DC, Paris to Latvia.
For those with exceptional taste, you can own a unique piece of handwoven Peruvian wool tapestry art designed by Maximo Laura himself.