Symbols in Huichol Art

Symbols in Huichol Art

Native Mexicans called the Huichol or Wixaritari live in the Sierra Madre Occidental range in several Mexican states from Nayarit to Durango. Huichol art is famously known throughout Mexico and is a living testament of the beauty of the Mexican folk art. Its artistry...
Mexican Masks

Mexican Masks

Mexican mask folk art is the Mexican’s traditional way of mask making and its used in various cultural dances and ceremonies. It’s an art that has been embedded in Mexican culture for a long time, even before the Spaniards came. It has been used by evangelists to...
Mata Ortiz Pottery

Mata Ortiz Pottery

Lovers of ceramic arts may well know what Mata Ortiz pottery is, but for those who are less familiar with pottery, or with Mexican handicrafts, Mata Ortiz pottery is very unique!   Mata Ortiz Pottery Mata Ortiz Pottery is a recreation of examples pre-Hispanic...
Animal Wooden Carvings

Animal Wooden Carvings

What do you get if you combine a tradition that dates back centuries with a fanciful sense of form and colour that is unique to Mexico? Alebrijes! That’s what you get. These vibrant and stunning animal wooden carvings and papier mache figurines originate from...
Mexican Handicrafts

Mexican Handicrafts

Mexican Handicrafts have become somewhat of a phenomenon worldwide; the colorful, vibrant and creative creations are recognized for their cultural and artistic importance. Even art collectors note the universally appealing nature of the artworks made in Mexico. What...