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Oaxaca’s 'Alebrijes' Folk Art
Join us for a presentation entitled, ‘Oaxaca’s “Alebrijes”: Exploring Southern Mexico’s Rich History and Culture of Folk Art Through Artists’ Eyes.’
Oaxaca’s “Alebrijes”: Exploring Southern Mexico’s Rich History and Culture Through Artists’ Eyes
Presenter: Aaron Casey
This class will introduce us to the fantastical world of the “alebrijes”—delicate, stylized birds, lizards, and mythical creatures—brought to vibrant, colorful life in wood and paper maché. For nearly 100 years now, this brilliant artistic tradition – begun in Mexico City – has spread nationwide. Mexico’s southern Oaxaca state claims the most active,View more