Meet the Artisan

Maricela Gomez Lopez

  • She was born in 1974 in the Mixtec Village of YUCUDAHUICO YANHUITLAN, OAX.
  • In 2003 she started her career using mud as her primary element.
  • In 2004 she imparted ceramic lessons with mixteca Alta Tlaxiaco.
  • She participated in the Collective Exposition in “XETLA” LA VOZ DE LA MIXTECA.
  • 2005 was the year when she displayed her collection “Obra de la Tierra Maravillosa” in the House of Culture in Huajuapan de Leon.
  • In 2005 participates in the State Popular Art Award Benito Juarez, where she was awarded 3rd
  • Collective Exposition of Popular Art in San Bartolo Coyotepec, Oaxaca.
  • In 2004 4th encounter of women Mujeres de Luz e Imagen in San Luis Potosi.
  • In 2006 she participated in the exposition and workshop impartation on the festival Doc. Alfonso Ortiz Tirado, Alamos Sonora.
  • 5th Encounter of women Mujeres de Luz y Color in the Chiapas Cultural Center Jaime Sabines in Tuxtla Gutierrez.
  • 6th Encounter of Indigenous Women in the Historical Art Center of Hermosillo Sonora.
  • 2007 she participates and imparts workshops the Culture House Magdalena de Kino, in Sonora.
  • 2007 she participates in the Collective Exposition De un Pais sin Maiz in the Natural History Museum in Mexico City.
  • 7th Encounter of Indigenous Women in the Arts, Guadalajara Jalisco.
  • 8th Encounter of Indigenous Women in the Arts, Veracruz.
  • 2010 Colloquium of Indigenous Arts and Cultural Dialogue in the antique Jesuits College of Patscuaro Michoacan.
  • In 2001 she participated in the Exposition of Metaforas de la Luna Tradicion y Modernidad in the Indigenous Arts Museum of Popular Arts in Mexico City.
  • In 2011 she participates in the festival Matanza de las Tres Mixtecas in Tehuacan Puebla.
  • 2010 she participates in the integration of the permanent workshops of Ceramic and Sculpture in the municipality of Yanhuitlan, Oaxaca.
  • In 2012 participates as a jury in the Ceramic National Award in San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco.
  • In 2014 exposes her collection in the Exposition Un Taco de Ojo, Erotismo Popular in the Museum of Popular Cultures in Mexico City.
  • In 2014 participates in Chapala Jalisco, in the Popular Art Masters Fair.
  • In 2015 participates in Chapala Jalisco, in the Popular Art Masters Fair.
  • In 2016 she participated in the Manos y Alma de Oaxaca esplendor de muchos pueblos exposition in the Museum of Popular Cultures in Mexico City.

Maricela Gomez Lopez collection

“Historia del Maiz”

“Historia del Maiz”

Maricela Gomez Lopez

$1,300.00

"Angel Caido"

"Angel Caido"

Maricela Gomez Lopez

$1,500.00

“Historia de mi Pueblo”

“Historia de mi Pueblo”

Maricela Gomez Lopez

$1,000.00

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