Day of the Dead Open House Nov 9th & 10th 2019

Felipe Linares with his colorful captivating paper maché alebrijes, fanciful monsters! In the 1930s, Pedro Linares invented both the term “alebrije,” which came to him in a dream, and the fanciful monsters that this word describes. Many Linares family members still create the colorful, captivating paper maché sculptures, superb examples of high quality Mexican folk … Continue reading Day of the Dead Open House Nov 9th & 10th 2019

Day of the Dead Open House October 26th & 27th 2019

Mexico City gallery artist Felipe Linares master craftsman of famous Paper Mache Alebrijes! In the 1930s, Pedro Linares invented both the term “alebrije,” which came to him in a dream, and the fanciful monsters that this word describes. Many Linares family members still create the colorful, captivating paper maché sculptures, superb examples of high quality … Continue reading Day of the Dead Open House October 26th & 27th 2019

Open House October 12th & 13th 2019

José Juan Aguilar, ceramic works with exquisite craftsmanship! José Juan Aguilar is the son of one of the legendary Aguilar sisters of Ocotlán, Oaxaca, who made their figurative ceramic work famous over the last forty years. José Juan’s work is distinctive in the variety of his subject matter, his exquisite craftsmanship, and the beautiful, soft colors he uses to complete his … Continue reading Open House October 12th & 13th 2019

Open House September 14th & 15th 2019

Franco Ramírez, Oaxaca woodcarver master craftsman! While woodcarving is prolific in several Oaxaca villages, some woodcarvers rise above others in both skill and imagination. Franco Ramírez creates creatures full of motion and vitality, and decorates them with a gorgeous palette of colors. The scale of his works range from small to medium to huge. Come … Continue reading Open House September 14th & 15th 2019

Open House August 24th & 25th 2019

Creatures full of motion and vitality by master craftsman OaxacaN woodcarver Franco Ramírez! While woodcarving is prolific in several Oaxaca villages, some woodcarvers rise above others in both skill and imagination. Franco Ramírez creates creatures full of motion and vitality, and decorates them with a gorgeous palette of colors. The scale of his works range … Continue reading Open House August 24th & 25th 2019

Open House July 27th & 28th 2019

Result of ancient weaving Colombian traditions, Wounaan baskets! Vibrant baskets created by the Wounaan indigenous tribe of Colombia are the result of ancient weaving traditions passed through generations of the indigenous peoples of the Darién rainforest. Originally designed for practical uses of storage or transportation, the Wounaan baskets have evolved into revered works of art, … Continue reading Open House July 27th & 28th 2019