Watch an artist at work at Las Manos del Artesano

A piece created by Antonio Joel Garcia can be found at Las Manos del Artesano.


Juan Carlos Brito and Cecilia Artigas-Brito at Las Manos del Artesano, 7940 Herschel Ave., have as their mission and passion to bring the most beautiful hand-crafted art from their country, Mexico, to their gallery in La Jolla.

They seek to find the rainbow of cultures represent by each artist.

On Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 13 and 14, Las Manos Del Artesano is pleased to welcome Antonio Joel Garcia from Mexico to the gallery to demonstrate his fine art techniques of papier mache sculpture. His unique style celebrates the traditions and history of central Mexico. You are invited to join us and meet Antonio to see first hand the beauty and complexity of this art form.

This specialty gallery stocks handmade, museum-quality artwork from Mexico and Latin America, including pottery and folk art, accessories and gifts, jewelry and silver work, fiber art and garments, religious art, wall art, lighting and accent furniture, and selected pieces from artists featured in the publication “Great Masters of Mexican Folk Art.”

The name Las Manos del Artesano, which means “the hands of the artisan” evokes tradition, dedication, patience and art. Every handmade piece tell its own story. We work with artisans with five generations of family tradition.
According to the store’s website, they seek the best artisans from all over Mexico “bring in unique art from the many remote towns and tiny villages which are featured in many museums in the United Kingdom, Germany, the United States and Vatican City as well as in the White House and publications such as “Architectural Digest.”

For information go to www.las-manos.com or call (858) 454-3443.

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