The Majolica Ceramics, Painting, and Printmaking of

Angelica Escarcega Rodriguez
Gil Velasquez throws and fires the vessels for Angelica and her husband, José Luis The bisque and glaze firings are done in this updraft two-door gas kiln.

Nature and book illustrations inspire Angelica.

For more information, see "Ceramics in Guanajuato, Mexico: A Look at Five Contemporary Studios," in Ceramics Monthly, March, 2003, 78-81. You may contact Angelica (in Spanish) at:

Pastita #57
Guanajuato, Guanajuato
Mexico CP 36000
Telephone: 011-52-473-73-10471 or 011-52-473-73-10416 

Ceramist, José Luis Méndez Ortega
Guevara Ceramics
Tecpatl Ceramics
Cane baskets
Jeweler, Francisco Garcia Guevara
ARTCERA Wax Figures of Salamanca, Guanajuato
Betancourt Icons of Celaya, Guanajuato
Gobelin Tapestry Weaving in Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato
Ikat Foot-loom Woven shawls of Moroleon and Uriangato, Guanajuato
Papermaker, Margarita Orozco Ramirez, of San Miguel, Guanajuato
Wood Carver, Fernando Giron Pantoja, of Apaseo el Alto, Guanajuato

Maya Reproductions 
Tiles and Ceramics of Seville, Spain  
Tiles and Ceramics of Talavera de la Reina, Spain  
Tiles and Ceramics of Ubeda, Spain  
Monje Ceramics of Lora del Rio, Spain
Earthenware Tiles of Portugal  
Majolica Ceramics of Caldas da Rainha, Portugal  
History of Mayolica in Spain and Mexico
Pottery of Western Cameroon
Traditional Dunzi Production in Yaoli, China
Porcelain Production in Jingdezhen, China
Roof Tiles in Bali, Indonesia  
Los Leñateros Papermaking, Printmaking, and Book Arts Studio 

Web page, photographs, and text by Carol Ventura in 2001. Please look at Carol's home page to see more about crafts around the world.