Wayne State University

Folk Art from Oaxaca: Eight Artists, Eight Voices

The James Pearson Duffy Department of Art and Art History, Elaine L. Jacob Gallery and Wayne State University is pleased to present Folk Art from Oaxaca: Eight Artists, Eight Voices, curated by Alejandra Muñúzuri. The exhibition dates are October 27 through December 15, 2017. An opening reception will be held on Friday, October 27, 5-8 p.m. 

Works by the following artists and cooperatives are featured in the exhibition: 

  • Mario Castellanos and Reina Ramirez
  • Giovanni Melchor
  • Tribús Mixes
  • Fernando Peguero and Leticia Blanco
  • Manuel Reyes
  • Maricela Gómez

Folk Art from Oaxaca: Eight Artists, Eight Voices coincides with the department’s community outreach programming, which includes Southwest Detroit, a Latinx-based community that actively embraces art programs that are influential to the city. The concept for this exhibition is consistent with the educational mission of the Department of Art and Art History.

Read the full press release here!