Give 5 to Mother Earth

Give 5 to Mother Earth

This Earth Day (April 21, 2017) we will be donating 5% of our sales to Austin Give 5 for Give 5 to Mother Earth! Please shop with us in support of the Central Texas Environment. Last year, Austin Give 5 raised $50,000 to help fund 9 non-profit organizations in Texas. Give 5% to Mother Earth Day is […]

Mexico Buying Trip – January 2017

Our store owner, Marcia Lucas, has embarked on her journey towards Oaxaca, Mexico this month. There, she will curate a variety of unique folk art pieces as well as handmade clothing from many different artists in and around the state of Oaxaca. Below are some photos from Marcia while on her road trip across the […]

Nacimientos: Traditional Nativity Scenes from Mexico Exhibition with Ed Jordan


Many changes have occurred in the life of Ed Jordan and his beloved Collection of Folk Art in the last 10 years. (Click here to view our tour of his home in February 2007.) One of the biggest, was his decision to sell his 100 plus year old home! We recently visited with Ed at Mexic-Arte […]

Ed Jordan February 2007 Collector’s Home Tour

Ed Jordan, is one of Austin Texas’ most prolific Collectors of Mexican Folk Art.  In February of 2007 El Interior had the privilege to visit at length with Ed at his Old West Austin neighborhood home. We photographed much of his collection and documented Ed’s descriptions of his fabulous displays, the pieces he treasured, and had such an […]

Dunes 2017 Special Order Catalog

The Dunes 2017 Spring catalog is finally here! We are excited to invite you to take an exclusive look into this catalog to find exactly what you are looking for. This catalog is a pre-sale to Dunes 2017, not yet launched online. Browse through the pages, and if you see something you love, contact us. We […]

The Wonders of Oaxaca

The Wonders of Oaxaca | El Interior | Austin American Statesman

The wonders of Oaxaca original article posted in the Austin American-Statesman by Matthew Odam If Mexico City is the sprawling, cosmopolitan member of Mexico’s collection of diverse cities, and Cancun its sexy, sun-kissed cousin, Oaxaca is the old soul of the family. The romantic, the mystical. The city of Oaxaca, capital of the state of the same name, […]

Event – Guatemalan Huipiles, The State of the Art – June 23, 2016 at 7pm

Event | Guatemalan Huipiles: The State of the Art

We are excited to be co-hosting another wonderful event with the Austin Friends of Folk Art! David and Sally Hamilton of Indigena Imports will be having a show & tell panel discussion about Guatemalan Huipiles. Our store owner, Marcia Lucas, will also be joining the discussion. Marcia Lucas and the Hamiltons have been visiting Guatemala for […]

Event – Our Dreams and How We Heal with Marika Alvarado

We are excited to share a wonderful event that we are co-sponsoring with the Austin Friends of Folk Art! Indigenous Medicine Woman of Apache & Tonkawa descent, Marika Alvarado will be giving a talk titled, Our Dreams and How We Heal. She will also be bringing some tincture for the attendees to try. Refreshments and […]

New Folk Art Piece from Demetrio Aguilar: Four Cardinal Directions & Elements

New Folk Art Piece from Demetrio Aguilar: Four Cardinal Directions & Elements

During our store owner’s (Marcia Lucas) last trip to Oaxaca, Mexico she made a visit, once again, to Demetrio Aguilar. Demetrio Aguilar is a well known Mexican folk artist who creates beautiful clay pieces with wonderful symbolic meaning. Here, we have a video that Marcia has filmed of Demetrio explaining one of his newest (and […]

Josefina Aguilar – Artist Update


In 2014, famous potter Josefina Aguilar of Ocotlan, Oaxaca Mexico  became blind. I remember visiting her shortly after her blindness struck and discussing with her about how her hands were going to become her eyes– “my hands know what to do” she told me. To back that up I am sharing  a few photos from a […]

Boho SXSW Style for Spring 2016

Boho SXSW Style for Spring 2016

We recently went out with Tarango Photography & Design to shoot some beautiful photos of our new women’s Mexican & Guatemalan clothing. Models Briana Garcia and Alexis Rael show off our boho SXSW style with all handmade (& some vintage) tops and dresses from various cities in Guatemala and Oaxaca, Mexico. These pieces are perfect casual wear and bring […]