We are very excited to host a weaving demonstration with Samuel Bautista Lazo, a Zapotec weaver from Teotitlan del Valle, Oaxaca, Mexico. He will be visiting Austin to share his Zapotec weaving heritage and indigenous way of life. Samuel’s entire village specializes in weaving. Sam will be sharing the history and evolution of this weaving… View more
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… View more
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… View more
Owner Marcia Lucas recently returned from a trip to Oaxaca, Mexico with a wonderful new piece from folk artist Demetrio Aguilar. He calls it the Caballero Juaguar or “Gentlemen Jaguar”. Watch this video where he explains the meaning behind the artistry.