Gustavo Pérez stands alone as the Mexican ceramic artist who is internationally celebrated and admired. If you are in San Miguel, you have a rare opportunity to be among the first to view of a large selection of new works by internationally acclaimed ceramic artist Gustavo Pérez. Gustavo Pérez is like a national living treasure for Mexico. He … Continue reading Gustavo Pérez 8th Annual Exhibition is Now Open!
Learn more about Mexican folk art... Mexico has as great a variety of folk art as any other country in the world. Folk art has its roots in indigenous culture and has been handed down through families for many generations, sometimes hundreds of years. Each artist has acquired a deep knowledge of materials and techniques, … Continue reading An Introduction to Mexican Folk Art for the Uninitiated
Roberto Castro from Santa Clara del Cobre, true coppersmith artist pieces!The town of Santa Clara del Cobre near Pátzcuaro in Michoacán is the source of some of the world’s most extraordinary works in copper. For over 500 years, nearby sources of copper stimulated the trade of copper work, and most of the items made were … Continue reading Open House December 28th & 29th 2019
Gregorio Juárez with beautifully painted tin birds and bugs! Gregorio Juárez began working with a tinsmith when he was 13 year old and took eagerly to the work. He has maintained his own workshop for more than forty years. His beautifully painted tin birds and playful bugs are his own invention, and he remains the … Continue reading Open House December 14th & 15th 2019
New Showroom in Fábrica La Aurora! We are pleased to announce the opening of our new showroom at Fábrica La Aurora. Open daily 11 to 5, except Tuesday. Join us for the GRAND OPENING Saturday, December 7th, 2019 5:00 to 7:00 pm At Fábrica la Aurora Space A-5 Come and visit us! Galería Atotonilco An … Continue reading Grand Opening of New Showroom in Fábrica La Aurora!
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
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
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
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