Solmar Imports - Mata Ortiz, Juan Quezada, Casas Grandes Pottery and Oaxacan Wood Carvings - Alebrijes, Oaxacan Animals.

Eduardo apprenticed under Jacobo and Maria Angeles, and his painting style and carving style are similar.

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Oaxacan wood carvings, known in Spanish as monos de madera or alebrijes de Oaxaca have been around for a little more than 60 years. Manuel Jimenez a peasant from San Antonio Arrazola is the creator of this tradition.

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Solmar Imports - Mata Ortiz, Juan Quezada, Casas Grandes Pottery and Oaxacan Wood Carvings - Alebrijes, Oaxacan Animals.

Solmar Imports - Mata Ortiz, Juan Quezada, Casas Grandes Pottery and Oaxacan Wood Carvings - Alebrijes, Oaxacan Animals.

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Solmar Imports - Mata Ortiz, Juan Quezada, Casas Grandes Pottery and Oaxacan Wood Carvings - Alebrijes, Oaxacan Animals.

Solmar Imports - Mata Ortiz, Juan Quezada, Casas Grandes Pottery and Oaxacan Wood Carvings - Alebrijes, Oaxacan Animals.

Love this!  Pegasus horse folk art wood carving Oaxaca Mexico alebrije Mexican Oaxacan. $57.00, via Etsy.

Love this! Pegasus horse folk art wood carving Oaxaca Mexico alebrije Mexican Oaxacan. $57.00, via Etsy.

Alebrije

Alebrije - Oaxacan-Mexican folk art sculptures of fantastical creatures

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