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These webpages are part of the Feria Maestros del Arte website - a yearly Mexican folk art show held in Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico. Each artist has appeared at the Feria in the past. For sales or information about an artist, please contact the artist directly — the contact information is on each webpage.


Artisans - Clothing/Textiles
Cecilia Bautista - (Michoacán) Award-winning Purépecha black with light-blue stripes (and often feathers and/or beads in the fringe) rebozos
Enriqueta Cenobio Calixto - (Mexico) Mazahua textiles and miniature embroidery
Colectivo Cuanari (Luceros de la Mañana) - (Michoacán) hand-woven textiles (also see ceramics)
Xaxanacuchi Cooperativa/Elvira Garcia Santiago, Huehuetla, Puebla - huipiles, textiles de bordados/embroidery Colectivo de Mujeres Totonacas Flor de Maiz Comuto Xaxanacuchi - (Puebla) embroidery
Cooperativa Flor de Dalia - deshilado (taking out threads), San Felipe de los Herreros, Michoacán Cooperativa Flor de Dalia - (Michoacán) deshilado (taking out threads)
Backstrap weaving from San Mateo del Mar, Oaxaca Cooperativa San Mateo del Mar - (Oaxaca) intricate weaving
Andrea Díaz Hernández - (Chiapas) hand-woven textiles and brocading
Dreamweavers - (Oaxaca) weavers of textiles
Adolfo García Días (Fito)- (México) Hand-woven rebozos (shawls)
Asuncion Gómez Díaz - (Chiapas) traditional embroidery on manta (type of cotton cloth)
Juana Gómez Gómez - (Chiapas) traditional embroidery
Oliverio Gómez Pérez - (Chiapas) embroidered blouses and guayaberas (type of man's shirt)
Rosaura González Sebastián - (Michoacán) rebozos (shawls), napkins, etc. made on a backstrap loom
Juana Hernández & Modesta Martínez Martínez- (Oaxaca) cross-stitch on unbleached muslin
Esperanza Hernández Díaz & Albertina Gómez Pérez - (Chiapas) traditional embroidery and traditional ceramic animals
Arturo Hernández Quero - (Oaxaca) hand-woven rebozos (shawls) and gabanes (ponchos) dyed with natural dyes
Catarina Juárez Hernández - (Chiapas) embroidered blouses (huipiles) made of manta (cotton cloth) from Aguacatenango
Kinal Antzetik- (Chiapas) textiles
Kip Tik - (Chiapas) textiles
La Flor de Xochistlahuaca - (Guerrero) fabulous hand-woven garments. The great maestra, Florentina López de Jesus (1939-2014), who began this cooperativa is featured in the book "Great Masters of Mexican Folk Art" and "Great Masters of Latin America."
Teresa López Jimenez - (Oaxaca) fabulous hand-embroidered colorful designs embellish huipiles & other fabric items. Featured in the book "Great Masters of Latin America".
Manta de Lago - (Jalisco) clothing made from manta (100% natural unbleached cotton also known as “cotton crudo”, “wild cotton” or organic cotton. The cotton fiber is sturdier, more loosely woven and cool.)
Moisés Martínez Velasco - (Oaxaca) hand-woven silk rebozos (shawls)
María Méndez Hernández - (Chiapas) traditional weaving
María Luisa Mendoza Vázquez - (Chiapas) textiles
Laura & Olidon Merino - (Oaxaca) hand-woven huipiles (traditional Mexican dress)
Crispina Navarro Gómez y Familia - (Oaxaca) traditional weaving
Teófila Palafox Harranz - (Oaxaca) master weaver
María and Petrona Patishtán Licanchitón - (Chiapas) wool weaving and embroidery
María Anastasia Pérez Díaz & Polonia Enzin Gómez/Cooperativa Grupo de Mujeres Artesanas de Santa Catarina - (Chiapas) hand-woven cotton huipiles (blouse/dress)
Ignacia Pérez Gómez - Cooperativa Pepen - (Chiapas) back-strap weaving and brocading
Presa de Barajas - (Jalisco) tatting (knotted lace) rebozos, scarves, earrings, etc.
Camelia Ramos Zamora and José Mancio - (Mexico) handwoven rebozos (shawls)
Francisca Santiz Gómez - (Chiapas) back-strap weaving and brocading
Teófila Servin - (Michoacán) hand-embroidered clothing, scenes on manta cloth and much more.
Sna Jolobil Cooperativa - (Chiapas) Mayan textiles
Close-up embroidery work of Faustina Sumano García Faustina Sumano García - (Oaxaca) silk embroidered Mexican wedding dresses and more. Featured in the book The Great Masters of Oaxacan Folk Art.
Carmen & Antonia Vásquez Hernández - (Chiapas) gauze embroidery
Pascuala Vázquez Hernández - (Chiapas) the famous textile work of Chiapas

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