Creative Hands of Mexico

  • Huichol art at a major hotel in Polanco, Mexico City

    November 11, 2020 by

    The Presidente Intercontinental Hotel and Yawí Gallery are hosting its second Biennal of Huichol Art, with the inauguration of the exhibition and event starting on November 12th. According to the events press release, the objective is to recognize Wixárika (Huichol) artists, who have great difficulty in getting their work to the proper markets from their… Read more

  • What Happens When It’s Gone?

    November 5, 2020 by

    By Marianne Carlson. Communities rally together all over the world for many reasons. A natural disaster is probably the first thing that would come to mind. However, friends and neighbors also band together for what seems, at the time, a much smaller goal. For example, the Lake Chapala community has opened its arms and embraced… Read more

  • A promising talent on the loom

    October 7, 2020 by

    Cecilia Gomez Diaz is a very young and modest woman, whose work in weaving has been called art.  She is young (b. 1992) born in a small Tzotzil village just outside of San Andrés Larráinzar in the highlands of Chiapas. She did not learn Spanish until she was 12, when her family migrated to the… Read more

  • Friends pitch in to help Oaxacan artisans

    September 30, 2020 by

    As the pandemic drags on, artisans continue to suffer, making do with less, finding other ways to make some money. But there have also been efforts to find other ways to sell products. Some of the more sophisticated have been spearheaded by organizations such as the Friends of Oaxacan Folk Art (FOFA) in New York.… Read more

View all posts