Estela and Pocas Cosas in Michoacan, April, 2011

Estela and Pocas Cosas were in Michoacan, Mexico, for Easter.  The Market of Artisans in Uruapan, Michoacan, on the weekend of Palm Sunday was incredible.  Textiles, pottery, wonderful folk art . . . .it was astounding!!

Famous potter from Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan

A very famous potter from Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan

The quality of pottery and other forms of folk art was indeed astounding.  The special Market of Artisans in Uruapan on the weekend of Palm Sunday is something to behold!!

Here we see a woman artist creating the famous blouses of Tela Deshilado at the Market in Uruapan, Palm Sunday weekend.

A famous Purepecha woman creating a blouse of Tela Deshilado.

This is a photo of Estela’s favorite artist from San Felipe de los Herreros creating a blouse of Tela Deshilado, a type of work for which this woman and her village are famous throughout the world!

More pictures and treasures to come soon!!! (Along with dates and venues for Pocas Cosas shows in spring and summer, 2011!)

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About pocascosasarts

Estela Rubalcaba Klink, owner/partner in Pocas Cosas Mexican and Native American Arts and Antiques. Fomerly, a teacher and community organizer and then the Executive Director of a communiy center, Estela "retired" to pursue her business in Mexican and Native American arts and antiques, Pocas Cosas (www.pocascosasarts.com).
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