Manos Creativas - Alebrijes Workshop
On Wednesday, November 4, 2021, D89 families enjoyed a workshop in which they learned how to paint “alebrijes.”
Paula Sanchez Gomez, is master maker of “alebrijes” a traditional art form practiced by families for generations. Paulita and her husband Florencio Fuentes Melchor operate an alebrijes cooperative where community members are taught to design, carve and paint alebrijes. They have presented in numerous cities internationally. Manos Creativas workshop has been awarded national presidential recognition.
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