The Story Making Headlines in the World of Alebrijes!
Feb 08, 2020

The Story Making Headlines in the World of Alebrijes!

Louis Vuitton announced a collaboration with Casa Don Juan, a family workshop in Oaxaca where generations of artists have designed stunning wood carvings.

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The History of Mexican Pottery
Jan 27, 2020

The History of Mexican Pottery

"A peoples' creativity, its sensitivity and its finesse can all be appreciated through its pottery."  Herbert Read Art Historian  ...
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Oaxacan Communities Where "Alebrijes" Wood Carvings Come Alive
Nov 29, 2019

Oaxacan Communities Where "Alebrijes" Wood Carvings Come Alive

Where in Oaxaca are alebrijes made? San Martin is distinguished for the great quality of its carvers who possess an overflowing imagination that allows them to create fantastic figures such as dragons, Pegasus, monsters, devils, angels, and representations
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The Story of Mata Ortiz Pottery
Nov 12, 2019

The Story of Mata Ortiz Pottery

With an olla as their canvas, the potters of Mata Ortiz have imprinted in them not only re-creations of ancestral symbols, but they have searched within their own spirit and creativity and have been able to conceive a unique artistic language, creative and original. 
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Alebrijes: The Art of Creating Oaxacan Woodcarvings
Aug 08, 2019

Alebrijes: The Art of Creating Oaxacan Woodcarvings

How are Alebrijes, Mexican wood carvings made?

Alebrijes are carved wooden figures created by Oaxacan artisans. They have become so popular that even the world’s most respected Spanish language authority, the La Real Academia de la Lengua Española, Spanish Royal Academy, has included the term “Alebrijes” in its official Spanish language dictionary. 

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The Art of Manuel Cruz
Aug 08, 2019

The Art of Manuel Cruz

Our gallery is proud to feature Oaxacan artist Manuel Cruz, who just recently won the first price Award from FOFA....
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