For the 2012 Spring Auction, Leyla TORRES has donated her Pre-Columbian Styloed Frog Brooch.  Auction date: 11 May 2012.

Artist’s website: http://www.origamispirit.com/

Artist Bio/Statement: In addition to writing and illustrating children’s books, Leyla Torres has been an origami practitioner since 1988.
On her blog, http://www.origamispirit.com Leyla features origami video tutorials and shares information about origami as a creative and educational pursuit in her daily life and that of many other people.

Leyla has been a presenter at origami workshops in libraries and schools in the United States, The Netherlands, The United Kingdom, Colombia and Argentina.

She is a member of Origami USA and the British Origami Society, cultural organizations dedicated to cultivating the art and appreciation of paper folding.