Folk Art

Events, Folk Art

Walter F. “Chip” Morris

It was a sad day when I received the news that my good friend and extraordinary investigator of Mayan textiles and culture had passed on to another dimension. Over the years Chip and I worked with Aid to Artisans and the Barro sin Plomo project together. We travelled together in […]

Art Events, Artisans, Events, Folk Art, Mexican Masks

Grand Opening Destino Pátzcuaro

The grand opening of Destino Pátzcuaro was held on Thursday, October 24, 2019. A great crowd enjoyed the premier of three new shops and galleries including Aubergine, Puerta del Cielo, Origen México and the new home of zócalo galería. The grand opening kicked off the Day of the Dead festivities […]

Devil - Pastorelas - Michoacán
Colección Muyaes Ogazón, Mexican Masks


Character: Diablo Dance or festival: Pastorelas Provenance: Cañada de los 11 Pueblos region, Michoacán,  México Materials: Polished wood, polychromic with incrustations; tin ears and movable jaw Measurements: 15.5 x 21 x 18 cm; with appliqués 35.5 x 31 x 18 cm  Date (circa): 1950 Ethnic Group: Purépecha ShareTweetPin

Arts and Crafts of Mexico Chloe Sayer
Books, Folk Art

Arts and Crafts of Mexico by Chloë Sayer

Arts and Crafts of Mexico by Chloë Sayer, first published in the United States by Chronicle Books in 1990, is the “go to” book for information on Mexican Folk Art. Whether you are a novice and just beginning to learn about Mexican Folk Art or a diehard collector, this book […]