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Omar Fabian Clay Artist from Oaxaca

I have been around clay all my life since I come from a family dedicated to the production of crafts made out of clay. As a child I was expected to help my parents because this was our livelihood. I must confess I never liked to work with clay and→ Read more
Day of the Dead Candle

Day of the Dead Celebration

From pre Columbian times, El Día de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead has been celebrated in Mexico, and other Latin countries. This is a very special ritual, since it is the day in which the living remember their departed relatives.→ Read more
Premio Nacional de la Ceramica

Premio Nacional de la Ceramica in Tlaquepaque

Every year, one of the most important ceramic art competitions takes place in Tlaquepaque, in the state of Jalisco Mexico.→ Read more
Luis Pablo with his beautiful piece

Wonderful New Piece by Artist Luis Pablo

Coming very soon a fabulous one-piece monkey tower by artist Luis Pablo. This gorgeous piece is the first tower of monkeys created by Luis. It is a one-piece work of art. Only the little tails are detachable for safe shipping.→ Read more
La Guelaguetza

La Guelaguetza in Oaxaca

The most important festival in Oaxaca is undoubtedly the annual celebration of La Guelaguetza. It is a holiday that revolves around dance and brings together eight regions of Oaxaca on the Cerro del Fortin. Each year the Guelaguetza is celebrated on the two Mondays following July 16. La Guelaguetza originated→ Read more
Francisco Toledo

FRANCISCO TOLEDO, THE MOST IMPORTANT LIVING MEXICAN ARTIST TODAY, IN SANDIA FOLK!

Oaxaca acclaimed painter, Francisco Toledo, known all around the world and whose works have reached exorbitant prices in auctions such as Sotheby’s→ Read more
Repair Service

Wood Carving Repair Service

Some of our clients have contacted us to tell us about unfortunate accidents that have occurred to a few carvings from their collections: A mischievous pet biting off a giraffe’s leg or a→ Read more
News Sandia Folk

Many Exciting Things are Happening in Sandia Folk!

We are introducing a new section to our website called NEWS. Here, you find information about our new products, get to learn more about the artists of Mexican popular art and about their communities, and you will also be able to find information about our special activities and events.→ Read more
Folkloric Dancers

The Day of the Dead Art of Saul Montesinos

The great Mexican poet and writer Octavio Paz wrote: “To the people of New York, Paris, or London, "death" is a word that is never pronounced because it burns the lips. The Mexican, however, frequents it, jokes about it, caresses it, sleeps with it, celebrates it; it is one of→ Read more