Mexico Buying Trip: February 2018

Marcia Lucas, owner of El Interior, has officially departed for her annual buying trip down to Oaxaca, Mexico. She’s slated to arrive back in Austin sometime in early March, but in the meantime, we’ve received a handful of pictures and videos that we wanted to share. This is the first piece of a two part […]

Day of the Dead: Dia de los Muertos in Oaxaca, Mexico

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The Days of the Dead, the first two days of November, are the most important Indian celebration in Mexico. Many Mexicans believe that the souls of the dead people return to their families for a night’s visit, and upon the occasion of this annual reunion of loved ones, the spirits are received and welcomed as […]

Efren Gonzalez Art Exhibit and Demonstration

We are very excited to host an art exhibit and demonstration with the Austin Friends of Folk Art featuring Efren Gonzalez, an artist from Ajijic, Jalisco, Mexico. He will be visiting Austin to share his images of daily life in Ajijic. Come early and see Efren’s painting demonstration and ask questions about his art! His work will also be for […]

Zapotec Weaving Event Photos

Our Zapotec Weaving demonstration and talk events with Samuel Bautista Lazo (February 23rd & 24th 2017) were a huge success, and we’d like to thank everyone who came out to participate! We snapped some quick photos during the demonstration, feel free to browse through them below. Thank you again for joining us, and we hope […]

Mexico Buying Trip: January 2017

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Marcia Lucas, owner of El Interior, has once again headed down to the beautiful locale of Oaxaca, Mexico. 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 […]

Nacimientos: Traditional Nativity Scenes from Mexico Exhibition with Ed Jordan

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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 […]

The Wonders of Oaxaca

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  Our very own Marcia Lucas was recently featured in an article titled “The wonders of Oaxaca” by the Austin American-Statesman:   Austin connections to Oaxaca You don’t have to travel to southern Mexico to sample the textures, colors and spirit of Oaxaca. El Interior Marcia Lucas first experienced the wonders of Mexico when she […]

Guatemalan Huipiles: The State of the Art

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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 […]