Margarita Orozco Ramirez

Margarita is an internationally exhibiting artist. Her unusual paper is made from local flora and often incorporates fauna and found objects. Besides teaching and maintaining a papermaking studio in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, she also teaches papermaking at the University of Guanajuato.

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Fibers are rinsed every day in her studio.

Screens are made from plastic shopping bags, wood, and duct tape.

Paper drying on boards in Margarita's studio.


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Margarita and paper made on a tree trunk.


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For more information about Margarita or her work, you can write to her (in Spanish) at:

Jacarandas No. 7
Franccionamiento La Lejona
San Miguel de Allende
Guanajuato, Mexico

email Margarita

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Ceramist, Capelo
Ceramist, Angelica Escarcega Rodriguez
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
Wood carver, Fernando Giron Pantoja, of Apaseo el Alto, Guanajuato

Other links:
Los Leñateros Papermaking, Printmaking, and Book Arts Studio 
Japanese Washi 
Printing in China
Offset lithographic printing 
Adinkra in Ntonso, Ghana
Ashanti Kente Weaving in Bonwire, Ghana
Ashanti Kente Weaving in Adawomase, Ghana
Ewe Kente Cloth Weaving in Denu, Ghana 
Painting and Baskets of Sirigu, Ghana

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.