Antonio Aragón Ramírez and his brothers Sergio and Saúl (San Antonio Arrazola)

Antonio and his two brothers, Sergio and Saúl, work together with their wives to carve and paint fabulous miniature animals in graceful, natural movement. At one end of a spacious yard, a small building houses the workshop for all six members of the family. Unlike many artists who make miniatures in addition to other pieces, miniatures are the centerpiece of the creative life of the Aragón brothers.

Although the range of their work – including the colors and movements captured — is always growing, they estimate that they make 30 animals which strike a wide variety of poses, some of which are: coyotes, giraffes, deer, goats, cows, burros, rabbits, several types of bears, dogs, “tepezcuintles” (a stylized mountain dog appearing in some work of the pre-Hispanic era) and fantastic monsters.

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