Gayle Younghein is a cultural anthropologist at heart. She's lovingly called "La Grandota" by her indigenous friends, both for her stature and for the enormity of their affection for her. For 35 years, Gayle has traveled the world photographing and lecturing on the importance of cultural diversity.
Younghein is an expert on Latin American folk art, producing museum and gallery shows on folk art and weaving. She has her own adventure travel business, which specializes in connecting tour groups with the native people and culture of the region.
Gayle has lived in Europe, Mexico, Canada, Puerto Rico and Australia.
She currently resides in Oklahoma City.
She has had numerous exhibits including the United Nations Photo Exhibit, "Work of Rural
Women," presented by World Neighbors, March - April 2003.
- Char Moreland -
here to visit the Wimberley Valley Art League
here to visit the Work Of Women website