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 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

Gallery in central Mexico displays a trove of folk art- By Kim Curtis | AP

By Kim Curtis | AP July 10, 2019 Via https://bit.ly/2ZaXQRo ATOTONILCO, Mexico (AP) — It’s been said that if you’re not an artist when you first visit San Miguel de Allende, you’ll certainly be one by the time you leave. Similarly, if you step into Mayer Shacter’s Galeria Atotonilco as a novice, you’ll walk out … Continue reading Gallery in central Mexico displays a trove of folk art- By Kim Curtis | AP