The Huicholes of the Nayar Mountains are an indigenous community with a rich artistic past, working with yarn and beaded materials. The Huichol artists communicate the legends and myths of their culture through stunning works of art. Using colorful thread, the artist binds yarn to wooden plates by hand with honey, creating intricate and graphic visuals.
Working on cobble stone streets outside with her two sons usually sitting at either side of her, passing her materials. She travels two hours each way to bring her artwork to our meetings and when she does we write together, the meaning of each of her paintings.
"I had many different shades of blue and it reminded me of the night, when the sun goes down. The dusk, you see some animals settling in for the night. The bee, done with work while other creatures are just beginning. The magic of night."