Saul Aragon: Graceful Cockatoo

Elegant cockatoo woodcarving by Oaxacan alebrije artist Saul Aragon. This bird is impressively painted in uplifting bright colors.  

Saul is one of the founders of Ecoalebrijes, an association of carvers that is very active in maintaining a sustainable forest. Families in the Ecoalebrije Artisan Association tend to small Copal trees at their homes eventually planting them in the nearby forest when they are old enough, ensuring a constant supply of locally sourced wood.

Origin: Oaxaca
Dimensions: 8''Tall 6.5''Long 6''Wide