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No Mas! Alebrijes Collection

Alebrijes Collection at No Mas!

Alebrijes Studio of Jacobo y Maria Angeles The Alebrijes workshop of Jacobo y Maria Angeles has perfected the art known as Alebrijes, fantastical creatures carved of “copal” wood, over the last three decades. The artists combine the elements of nature, such as plants, flowers, and animals, acknowledging the Zapotec culture, with unbounded creativity and excellent color combinations. […]

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Discovering Oaxaca: San Martin Tilcajete Alebrijes + Authentic Mexican Food-Day 6

Day 6: San Martin Tilcajete Located about 25km South of Oaxaca and a stone throw from San Bartolo Coyotepec, this town is known for its Alebrijes: colorful, whimsical, hand painted wood animals.  After making the turn from the main highway, we proceeded down the main street lined with artisan shops, each with their own style and […]

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Discovering Oaxaca Mexican Artisans + Culinary Traditions

Exploring Oaxaca Our most recent travels took us to the state of Oaxaca. Among its humble and then stately cityscape, Oaxaca has a cultural richness like no other. The generations of progress here, as in so many areas of the world, has not completely erased the traditional dress of the indigenous people. Culinary delights are […]

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Jacobo Angeles, Mexican Alebrijes Folk Artist, Visits Atlanta 3/27/15

The Art of Alebrijes Jacobo Angeles, Mexican Alebrijes Folk Artist, will visit No Mas! Hacienda and Cantina March 27, 2015. Jacobo and his wife Maria are world renowned master artisans from the small Oaxaca village of San Martin Tilcajete, located about 25km south of Oaxaca.  The village is known for its Alebrijes: colorful, whimsical, hand painted […]