Mexican Art & Artists

Articles about Mexican art and artists in Mexico

Articles about Mexican art and artists in Mexico

La Calavera Catrina - Ceramic Art

Mexico’s Elegant Catrinas on Parade

How 'Catrinas' —artsy skeleton figurines— became an extraordinary hallmark of Mexican popular culture and synonymous with Day of the Dead festivities

Jim Johnston Artist Mexico City

Living an Artist’s Life in Mexico

Jim Johnston talks about culture, self-sufficiency and the need for patience as he shares insights into the experiences of a working artist’s life in Mexico

Children together by the ocean

Discover Humanity: Mexico

A project led by two exploration filmmakers aims to share cultural traditions through short ‘mosaic’ films about our humanity.  Their work now includes a film about Mexico

Tlaquepaque, Mexico

Experience Tlaquepaque

Dating back to Hispanic times, Tlaquepaque has become known for fine dining and art amidst its colonial-style streets, plazas, and gardens

Handcrafted Necklace Jewelry from Mexico

Access to Unique Mexican Indigenous Art

Feria Maestros del Arte is an art show conceived from a trip in 2002 when a friend and I took a “four-day-adventure-shopping trip” to sixteen artisan villages between Ajijic and Pátzcuaro, in the state of Michoácan.

Guanajuato Cathedral Daytime

International Cervantino Festival, Guanajuato

The Festival Internacional Cervantino has been celebrated in Guanajuato since 1972 and is the result of the outstanding quality and tradition of its University’s Theater Group, especially its repertoire of plays from Spain’s Gold Era, and in particular, Don Quijote de la Mancha, written...

Colonial Rooftops in Patzcuaro, Mexico

A Month in Patzcuaro – Expatriates

There are no official figures published showing the number of expatriates living in Patzcuaro, full-time or part-time, although when asked, most resident expats guess with a number ranging between 150 and 200. Some foreigners live here full-time, others share their life’s spaces between...