What is Mata Ortiz Pottery?

Mata Ortiz pottery is, actually, a recreation of pottery and shards found in the Paquimé archaeological site in the Mexican State of Chihuahua. This style was recreated, and then updated, by a man called Juan Quezada Celado and is named after his town of residence,...
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...
Huichol Art

Huichol Art

The Huichol, or Wixáritari as they prefer to be called (meaning “the people”), are an indigenous tribe who mainly live in the Sierra Madre Occidental mountain range in the states of Nayarit, Jalisco, Zacatecas, and Durango in Mexico. Huichol art is one of the most...
Mexican Folk Art

Mexican Folk Art

The fascination with Mexican folk art is a worldwide phenomenon; even art collectors who have not had the chance to visit Mexico recognize both its artistic as well as cultural importance. There is something so universally appealing about the colorful and creative...