Magdalena Pedro Martínez

Working with the distinctive black clay indigenous to San Bartolo Coyotepec, in the Mexican state of Oaxaca, Magdalena Pedro Martínez sculpts figures of women dressed in regional costumes. The black clay comes from the mines outside of her town, located in the central valley just south of Oaxaca City. The ceramic artists of San Bartolo…
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Odilon Merino Morales

Odilon Morales, a master of backstrap loom weaving, creates astoundingly detailed garments in a style traditional to his homeland of Oaxaca, Mexico, and, more specifically, to the Amuzgo ethnic group. For centuries, artisans here have created beautiful textiles with the backstrap loom. The weaver straps the loom around his or her hips, and then rocks…
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