Angelica Morales Gamez

Artists of Tzintzuntzan

Artists of Tzintzuntzan
Angelica Morales Gamez

Artists of Tzintzuntzan

Tzintzuntzan is one of many of the towns surrounding Lake Patzcuaro in the state of Michoacan, sustaining a living tradition as an artisan center:...

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Lake Patzcuaro Mask Maker
Wood Mask

Lake Patzcuaro Mask Maker

The use of masks in rituals or ceremonies is an ancient human practice across the world; the oldest mask found is 9000 years old. In Mesoamerican ...

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Zinapecuaro Michoacan: About!
Zinapecuaro

Zinapecuaro Michoacan: About!

The town of Zinapécuaro is located in hills of northeast Michoacán on the border with Guanajuato, about 30 miles northeast from the state capital...

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What are "Tastoanes"?
Tastoanes Mask

What are "Tastoanes"?

  The Dance of the Tastoanes is a celebration held in the villages of western Mexico for more than three centuries. It is a cultural expression c...

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Zinapecuaro, Michoacan, Mexico
Mexican Ceramics

Zinapecuaro, Michoacan, Mexico

Zinapecuaro, in Northeastern Michoacan, has a rich and important history. The town was historically a major source of obsidian for early american ...

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