An African Proverb (Until the Lions Learn How to Write, 2019)

Melanie Cervantes
12″ x 12″
5 – Color Handmade Screen Print,140 lb/300gsm Canson cold press watercolor paper, Printed in my kitchen San Leandro, CA, October 2019
Edition of 70

First in a series of prints pairing proverbs and animal portraits. Proverbs are “simple, concrete, traditional saying that expresses a perceived truth based on common sense or experience.” In this series I am looking at how wisdom is sustained and carried on through these proverbs.