Artists in Oaxaca City and its Environs

ARTISTS IN OAXACA CITY AND ITS ENVIRONS: WOVEN COTTON CLOTH, DECORATIVE TIN WORK, JEWELRY, WOODCARVED TOYS AND RETABLOS, CORN HUSK FIGURES, & PAPIER MACHE

Many excellent folk art galleries can be found in “el centro” (the center of Oaxaca City). Some present a spectrum of crafts, while others specialize in one or more. For a list of folk art resources within the city’s limits, see Oaxacan Folk Art-at-a-Glance

Sampler of excellent artists:


WOVEN COTTON CLOTH
The Orozco Family [Santo Tomás #214, Xochimilco]

José Leyva [Bolaños Cacho #206, Xochimilco]


DECORATIVE TIN WORK (“HOJA DE LATA”)
The Leyva Family

  • Alfonso Santiago Leyva [Río Pedregal #211, Colonia la Cascada]
  • Victor Rubén Hernández Leyva (nephew of Alfonso) [Río Pedregal #112, Colonia la Cascada]

The Agüero Family

  • Miguel Ángel Agüero Pacheco [Santo Tomás #118, Xochimilco]
  • Miguel Angel Agüero Bustamante (son of Miguel) [Santo Tomás #118, Xochimilco]


Arón Velasco Pacheco [Callz. Heros de Chapultepec #213]


JEWELRY
The Garcia Family

  • Delfino García Esperanza [Vega #305, Interior #4, Barrio de la Noria]

  • José Jorge García García (nephew of Delfino) [Vega #305, Interior #4, Barrio de la Noria]

Cesar Rodríguez Zárate [Prolongación de Arteaga #513, Colonia 5 Señores]
Rodolfo Pérez Santos [Argentina #307, Colonia America Sur]
Francisco Jesús Pérez Hernández [Constituyentes #108]
The Rojas Calvo Family [Oro de Monte Alban, Calle Adolfo C. Gurrión S/N]


WOODCARVED TOYS AND RETABLOS
Antonio Villafañe Acevedo [Donaji #104, San Juan Chapultepec, Barrio del Progreso]


CORN HUSK FIGURES
Hilaria Zárate Hernández [in Mujeres Artesanas de las Regiones de Oaxaca A.C., #204 Cinco de Mayo]


PAPIER MACHE
Jesús Canseco Zárate [Carbonera #804]

Pedro Mendoza Ortega [Fraccionamiento Álamos, Infonavit 141-201]

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