Brief Introduction to Mexican Folk Art

Mexican Folk Art is referred to as artesanías;  Mexican Folk Artists in Mexico tend to be a part of a community either in the countryside or the city. In most rural communities crafts are made in the artisans’ spare time, being farming their main activity, these artists are typically self-taught; as well as an artist with artist workshops. An artisan or folk artist is often described as a person skilled in a specific art form and hand-crafts distinctive designs in small quantities using traditional methods.  Many states such as Oaxaca, Leon, Jalisco, and Michoacan are the states most associated with popular Mexican folk art, each region offers its own contribution. Enjoy this brief introduction to our favorite designs that honor La Cultura Mexico.

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