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Mexican Painted Scrap Metal Sculptures: Recycled, Rustic.

I’ve created quite a few blog stories about Mexican art and culture. I grew up in Yakima, WA; many of the kids I played with were of Mexican descent. 868 more words


Product of the Week – February 24, 2017

For this week, the product is a piece of art. Papel Picado – Bringing Paper to Glass. This Papel Picado design was transferred to framed glass for a 8″ by 10″ size and depicts a scene with some people riding in a carriage pulled by a horse, and all are represented as skeletons. 201 more words

Glass Engraving

Created By Hand, Created By Nature - Mexican Folk Art, and the Yucatan's Cenotes

22 Dec 2016 – 3 Jan 2017. We’re waiting on the sidewalk. We can see the doorbell but don’t ring it knowing it’s not yet ten o’clock. 1,498 more words


Frida and Coatlicue

Many Mexican intellectuals including Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera sustained Mexicanidad, the pro-native movement associated with the Mexican Revolution.

Alfredo Chavero (1841-1906) was a politically active Mexican archeologist who enthusiastically promoted the re-appropriation of Mexico’s indigenous past.  238 more words

Frida Kahlo

Huipiles & Me

My mom moved to San Antonio, Texas as a young woman and instantly fell in love with the city’s bi-cultural flavor. In fact, my mom wanted to be Mexican. 252 more words